Bus Chicago to Detroit and return

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Ticket prices for a bus from Chicago to Detroit typically 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 6h 35m. Simply click the "Find Now" button and happy travels.

Chicago to Detroit Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$1.00
Fastest Bus6h 30m
Distance237.3 miles
Bus Companiesmegabus US, Greyhound US
  Bus Chicago - Detroit    237 mi
Ø Bus connections6 x
Savings-95%

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
    8 Jun
    megabus US
    from $1.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      2:30 PM
      9:00 PM
    20 Mar
    megabus US
    from $10.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      2:30 PM
      9:00 PM
    15 May
    megabus US
    from $10.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      2:30 PM
      9:00 PM
    27 May
    megabus US
    from $10.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      2:30 PM
      9:00 PM
    28 May
    megabus US
    from $10.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      11:15 PM
      6:05 AM
    23 Apr
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $20.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      10:45 AM
      5:20 PM
    18 Apr
    Greyhound US
    from $20.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      11:15 PM
      6:05 AM
    20 Mar
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $20.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      11:15 PM
      6:05 AM
    25 May
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $20.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      11:15 PM
      6:05 AM
    15 Apr
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $20.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      11:15 PM
      6:05 AM
    3 Apr
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $20.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      11:15 PM
      6:05 AM
    16 Apr
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $20.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      10:45 AM
      6:20 PM
    16 May
    Greyhound US
    from $20.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      10:45 AM
      6:20 PM
    13 Jun
    Greyhound US
    from $20.00


  Carpooling Chicago - Detroit    237 mi

The cheapest carpooling offers from Chicago to Detroit

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      3:00 PM
      7:20 PM
    2 Apr
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $32.90


  Bus Detroit - Chicago    237 mi
Ø Bus connections6 x
Savings-95%

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
      2:15 PM
      6:45 PM
    2 Jul
    megabus US
    from $1.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      2:15 PM
      6:45 PM
    6 May
    megabus US
    from $1.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      2:15 PM
      6:45 PM
    20 Mar
    megabus US
    from $10.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      2:15 PM
      6:45 PM
    9 May
    megabus US
    from $10.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      2:15 PM
      6:45 PM
    3 Apr
    megabus US
    from $10.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      2:15 PM
      6:45 PM
    2 Sep
    megabus US
    from $10.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      2:15 PM
      6:45 PM
    17 Apr
    megabus US
    from $10.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      12:01 PM
      7:45 PM
    27 Mar
    Greyhound US
    from $19.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      7:50 AM
      1:15 PM
    16 May
    Greyhound US
    from $20.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      7:50 AM
      1:15 PM
    13 Jun
    Greyhound US
    from $20.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      6:55 PM
      11:25 PM
    23 Apr
    Greyhound US
    from $20.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      1:20 AM
      5:40 AM
    26 Apr
    Greyhound US
    from $20.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      6:55 PM
      11:25 PM
    9 Jul
    Greyhound US
    from $20.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      1:20 AM
      5:40 AM
    3 May
    Greyhound US
    from $20.00


Current ticket prices

There's nothing you like more than budget travel? Then you should definitely consider taking a bus. Ticket prices for the route Chicago - Detroit are currently starting from $1.00. They can also be slightly more expensive though, for instance, when you book your bus too short notice. One tip is to compare prices for different departure times if you're flexible timewise. Taking an earlier bus can allow you to save a few more dollars.

Bus stops in Chicago and Detroit

  Stations
Cass Ave 1310, 48226 Detroit (USA)
Howard St 1001, 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 cheap but it's also the green way to travel thanks to its low carbon emissions.

Traveling by bus has also become as comfortable as flying or taking the train. In recent years, companies have stepped up their game when it comes to amenities by offering everything from power plugs, USB plugs, to wireless internet at no extra cost. When taking a look at the search results displayed on our page, you can immediately see all features offered by all companies. For instance, wireless internet at no extra cost can be found on board most buses operated by Greyhound US. That way you'll be able to chat with friends while on the road.

A generous luggage allowance also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's companies. Your trip from Detroit to Chicago can become a lot easier if you do your research before you set off to your destination. Most companies offering bus trips 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 a few dollars (or the currency of the country you're traveling in).

Take a look at the exact location of the bus stops 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.
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