Bus Chicago to Detroit and return

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Ticket fares 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, OurBus and Busbud. The fastest bus from Detroit to Chicago only takes 6h 10m. Simply click the "Find Now" button and happy travels.

Chicago to Detroit Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$1.00
Fastest Bus6h 10m
Distance237.3 miles
Bus Companiesmegabus US, Greyhound US
  Bus Chicago - Detroit    237 mi
Ø Bus connections7 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
      7:40 AM
      1:50 PM
    8 Dec
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      2:30 PM
      9:00 PM
    29 Oct
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      2:30 PM
      9:00 PM
    4 Nov
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $10.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      2:30 PM
      9:00 PM
    28 Oct
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $10.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      2:30 PM
      9:00 PM
    28 Dec
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $10.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      2:30 PM
      9:00 PM
    31 Oct
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $10.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      2:30 PM
      9:00 PM
    30 Dec
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $10.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      11:15 PM
      6:05 AM
    24 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $19.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      8:20 AM
      4:50 PM
    1 Oct
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $19.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      11:15 PM
      6:05 AM
    30 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $19.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      11:15 PM
      6:05 AM
    28 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $20.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      11:15 PM
      6:05 AM
    23 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $20.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      10:45 AM
      5:20 PM
    31 Oct
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $20.00
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      11:15 PM
      6:05 AM
    30 Oct
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound 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
    4 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $32.03


  Bus Detroit - Chicago    237 mi
Ø Bus connections7 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
    9 Dec
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      2:15 PM
      6:45 PM
    4 Nov
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      2:15 PM
      6:45 PM
    28 Dec
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $10.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      2:15 PM
      6:45 PM
    15 Oct
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $10.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      2:15 PM
      6:45 PM
    16 Nov
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $10.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      2:15 PM
      6:45 PM
    26 Dec
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $10.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      2:15 PM
      6:45 PM
    25 Dec
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $10.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      3:35 PM
      8:30 PM
    1 Oct
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $19.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      3:35 PM
      8:30 PM
    25 Sep
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $19.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      3:35 PM
      8:30 PM
    24 Sep
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $19.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      11:55 AM
      7:10 PM
    26 Dec
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $19.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      3:35 PM
      8:30 PM
    25 Dec
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $19.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      7:05 PM
      11:35 PM
    1 Oct
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $19.00
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      7:50 AM
      1:15 PM
    10 Oct
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $19.00


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 affordable but it's also eco-friendly thanks to its low carbon emissions.

Traveling by bus has also become as convenient as flying or taking the train. In recent years, bus companies have stepped up their game when it comes to on-board amenities by offering everything from power outlets, USB plugs, to free WiFi. When taking a look at the search results shown on our page, you can instantly see, which bus operator offers which comfort features. For instance, power outlets can be found on board the buses of one operator: OurBus.

A generous luggage policy also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's bus companies. Your trip from Detroit to Chicago can become a lot easier if you do your research before you travel. 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 discounts for your Chicago – Detroit bus.

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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