There are 3 ways to get from Bay City to Detroit by bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bay City to Detroit, MI 1492 Bay City to Detroit

$19 - $26

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Bay City to Detroit 116.3 miles

$11 - $17

Fly  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Saginaw (MBS) to Detroit (DTW) MBS - DTW

$127 - $681

What companies run services between Bay City, MI, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

Indian Trails operates a bus from Bay City to Detroit once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, Delta flies from Bay City to Detroit 5 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Saginaw to Detroit
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Bay City to Detroit, MI
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bay City and Detroit is 156 km. The road distance is 186 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bay City to Detroit is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Bay City to Detroit is to drive which takes 1 h 54 min and costs $11 - $17.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bay City and arriving at Detroit, MI. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

The bus from Bay City to Detroit, MI takes 3 h 5 min including transfers and departs once daily.