Bus Chicago to Detroit and return

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Ticket prices for a bus from Chicago to Detroit usually start from $1.00. Use our smart bus search engine to find the ideal bus ride and take your pick between the offers of Greyhound US, megabus US and Busbud. The fastest bus from Detroit to Chicago only takes 6 hr 35 min. Simply click the "Find Now" button and happy travels.
  Bus Chicago - Detroit    237 mi
Ø Bus connections5 x
Savings-94%

The cheapest bus routes from Chicago to Detroit

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      2:30 PM
      9:00 PM
    2 Nov
    megabus US
    from $0.85
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      2:30 PM
      9:00 PM
    11 Sep
    megabus US
    from $8.49
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      2:30 PM
      9:00 PM
    23 Oct
    megabus US
    from $8.49
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      8:20 AM
      4:50 PM
    29 Aug
    Greyhound US
    from $12.73
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      8:20 AM
      4:50 PM
    29 Aug
    Busbud
    from $12.73
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      8:20 AM
      4:50 PM
    13 Sep
    Greyhound US
    from $14.43
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      8:20 AM
      4:50 PM
    13 Sep
    Busbud
    from $14.43
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      8:20 AM
      4:50 PM
    11 Oct
    Greyhound US
    from $14.43
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      12:01 PM
      7:40 PM
    16 Oct
    Greyhound US
    from $14.43
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      11:15 PM
      6:05 AM
    7 Oct
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $14.43
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      8:20 AM
      4:50 PM
    31 Aug
    Greyhound US
    from $14.43
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      5:40 PM
      12:30 AM
    9 Sep
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $14.43
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      8:20 AM
      4:50 PM
    28 Sep
    Busbud
    from $14.43
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      8:20 AM
      4:50 PM
    11 Oct
    Busbud
    from $14.43


  Bus Detroit - Chicago    237 mi
Ø Bus connections5 x
Savings-48%

The cheapest bus routes from Detroit to Chicago

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      7:50 AM
      1:15 PM
    12 Sep
    Greyhound US
    from $12.73
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      7:50 AM
      1:15 PM
    31 Oct
    Greyhound US
    from $12.73
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      7:50 AM
      1:15 PM
    12 Sep
    Busbud
    from $12.73
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      7:50 AM
      1:15 PM
    31 Oct
    Busbud
    from $12.73
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      7:50 AM
      1:15 PM
    1 Nov
    Greyhound US
    from $14.43
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      7:50 AM
      1:15 PM
    31 Aug
    Greyhound US
    from $14.43
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      1:20 AM
      5:40 AM
    24 Aug
    Greyhound US
    from $14.43
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      6:45 PM
      11:15 PM
    30 Sep
    Greyhound US
    from $14.43
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      7:50 AM
      1:15 PM
    1 Nov
    Busbud
    from $14.43
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      7:50 AM
      1:15 PM
    31 Aug
    Busbud
    from $14.43
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      8:00 AM
      8:05 PM
    17 May
    Busbud
    from $14.43
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      1:20 AM
      6:35 AM
    6 Sep
    Busbud
    from $14.43
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      2:15 PM
      6:45 PM
    30 Aug
    megabus US
    from $16.13
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      2:15 PM
      6:45 PM
    19 Aug
    megabus US
    from $24.61


Current ticket prices

There's two things to look out for when it comes to selecting the perfect bus. Number one is to compare prices. For the trip from Chicago to Detroit, they start from $1.00 but can be slightly more expensive if you don't book in advance. Number two is to compare travel times since there can be significant differences. So, if you don't want to spend too much time on the road, simply pick the fastest bus.

Bus stops in Chicago and Detroit

  Stations
W Van Buren St 498, 60606 Chicago (USA)
West Harrison Street 630-670, 60607 Chicago (USA)
  Stations
Cass Ave 1310, 48226 Detroit (USA)
Howard St 1001, MI 48226 Detroit (USA)

More on bus features and services

Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming increasingly popular. It's not only inexpensive but it's also environmentally friendly thanks to its low carbon emissions.

Traveling by bus has also become as convenient as flying or taking the train. In recent years, carriers have stepped up their game when it comes to amenities by offering everything from power outlets, USB plugs, to free WiFi. When taking a look at the search results presented on our page, you can immediately see all features offered by all carriers. For instance, free WiFi can be found on board most buses operated by Greyhound US. That way you'll be able to plan your next trip online while on the road.

A generous baggage policy also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's carriers. Your trip from Detroit to Chicago can become a lot easier if you do your research before you set off to your destination. Most carriers offering intercity bus routes from Chicago to Detroit, allow you to take a regular-size baggage in addition to carry-on baggage. Additional luggage or bulky luggage can usually be booked for an extra fee.

Take a look at the exact location of the stations in both cities, find out about departure times and book the ideal bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current promotions for your Chicago – Detroit bus. The choice is yours - travel smart!

Chicago and Detroit: Useful Info

Chicago
2.70 Million
Detroit
0.71 Million
Taxi
$4.65
$3.49
Chicago
Detroit
A cab ride in Chicago is 25% more expensive than in Detroit.
Local buses
$2.25
$2.00
Chicago
Detroit
A bus fare in Chicago is 12% more expensive than in Detroit.
Beer
$5.00
$4.00
Chicago
Detroit
A large beer in Chicago is 20% more expensive than in Detroit.
Water
$1.90
$2.09
Chicago
Detroit
A bottle of water in Chicago is 10% cheaper than in Detroit.
Meal
$10.74
$11.85
Chicago
Detroit
A meal in Chicago is 10% cheaper than in Detroit.