There are 6 ways to get from Detroit to Akron by bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Cleveland, Oh 4440
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Akron, Oh 4440 / ...

$33 - $76

Cheapest option

Bus #2  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Akron, Oh 4440

$26 - $65

4 alternative options

Bus via Toledo, Oh  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Akron, Oh

$40 - $91

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Akron 193.4 miles

$18 - $28

Fly to Cleveland, bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Cleveland (CLE) DTW - CLE
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Akron, Oh

$138 - $781

Fly to Akron  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Akron (CAK) DTW - CAK

$151 - $871

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Akron, OH, USA?

You can take a bus from Detroit to Akron via Cleveland, Oh in around 4 h 31 min. Alternatively, Delta flies from Detroit to Akron 3 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Akron
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Akron, Oh
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Akron, Oh
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Detroit and Akron is 188 km. The road distance is 310 km.

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Akron is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 3 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Detroit to Akron is to drive which takes 3 h 17 min and costs $18 - $28.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Akron, Oh. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Detroit to Akron, including transfers.