CMU students now receive discounted bus tickets to and from Detroit and Chicago. Direct travel is available at the beginning and end of every semester, in addition to Thanksgiving, Winter and Spring breaks.

One-way trip prices:

  • Detroit: $40
  • Chicago: $60

Processing fees may apply.

Select a trip and order your ticket online: 

Important information:​

  • Ticket sales will stop at midnight the day before the trip. 
  • Buses will depart 15 minutes after their scheduled time of departure. Please plan accordingly.
  • For questions, additional information or comments about your service, contact Fred Puffenberger at (989) 774-2049 or

CMU pick-up & drop-off locations

Stop 1: Ronan Hall


Stop 2: Herrig Hall


Stop 3: Student Activities Center