Bus Chicago to Detroit and return

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  Bus Chicago - Detroit    237 mi
Ø Bus connections5 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
    2 Nov
    megabus US
    from $0.85
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      2:30 PM
      9:00 PM
    8 Nov
    megabus US
    from $8.50
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      6:05 AM
      1:30 PM
    24 Oct
    Greyhound US
    from $14.44
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      8:20 AM
      4:50 PM
    31 Oct
    Greyhound US
    from $14.44
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      8:20 AM
      4:50 PM
    31 Oct
    Busbud
    from $14.44
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      8:20 AM
      4:50 PM
    17 Apr
    Busbud
    from $14.44
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      8:20 AM
      4:50 PM
    17 Apr
    Greyhound US
    from $14.44
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      2:30 PM
      9:00 PM
    13 Nov
    megabus US
    from $16.14
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      2:30 PM
      9:00 PM
    28 Oct
    megabus US
    from $16.14
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      7:40 AM
      1:50 PM
    30 Oct
    megabus US
    from $16.14
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      2:30 PM
      9:00 PM
    31 Oct
    megabus US
    from $16.14
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      2:30 PM
      9:00 PM
    27 Nov
    megabus US
    from $16.14
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      5:40 PM
      12:30 AM
    4 Nov
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $16.14
  • Chicago
    Detroit
      11:15 PM
      6:05 AM
    11 Nov
    +1
    Busbud
    from $16.14


  Bus Detroit - Chicago    237 mi
Ø Bus connections5 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
    8 Nov
    megabus US
    from $0.85
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      2:15 PM
      6:45 PM
    15 Nov
    megabus US
    from $1.12
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      2:15 PM
      6:45 PM
    30 Nov
    megabus US
    from $11.20
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      7:50 AM
      1:15 PM
    1 Nov
    Greyhound US
    from $14.44
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      7:50 AM
      1:15 PM
    31 Oct
    Greyhound US
    from $14.44
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      7:50 AM
      1:15 PM
    1 Nov
    Busbud
    from $14.44
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      8:00 AM
      8:05 PM
    17 May
    Busbud
    from $14.44
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      7:50 AM
      1:15 PM
    31 Oct
    Busbud
    from $14.44
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      2:15 PM
      6:45 PM
    31 Oct
    megabus US
    from $16.14
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      2:15 PM
      6:45 PM
    27 Nov
    megabus US
    from $16.14
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      7:50 AM
      1:15 PM
    15 Nov
    Greyhound US
    from $16.14
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      7:50 AM
      1:15 PM
    18 Jan
    Greyhound US
    from $16.14
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      1:20 AM
      5:40 AM
    26 Oct
    Greyhound US
    from $16.14
  • Detroit
    Chicago
      3:30 PM
      8:30 PM
    13 Nov
    Greyhound US
    from $16.14


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
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 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.