There are 8 ways to get from Atlanta to Mackinac Island by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly to Pellston  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Pellston (PLN) ATL - PLN

$296 - $1,420

Cheapest option

Bus via Lansing, MI  •  27 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Detroit, Mi
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Lansing, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Lansing, MI to St. Ignace, MI

$126 - $273

6 alternative options

Fly to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Sault Ste Marie (CIU) ATL - CIU
  2. Take the bus from Kinross to St. Ignace

$250 - $1,226

Fly to Traverse City, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Traverse City (TVC) ATL - TVC
  2. Take the bus from Traverse City, MI to St. Ignace

$224 - $994

Fly to Sault Ste Marie, bus #2  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Sault Ste Marie (YAM) ATL - YAM
  2. Take the bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace

$252 - $1,618

Bus, train  •  27 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Chicago
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Grand Rapids Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to St. Ignace

$131 - $229

Bus  •  29 h

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Detroit, Mi
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Bay City
  3. Take the bus from Bay City, MI to St. Ignace

$130 - $259

Drive  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Mackinac Island 985.8 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to Mackinac Island is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 16 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to Mackinac Island is to fly and bus which takes 7 h 23 min and costs $220 - $1,000.

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The distance between Atlanta and Mackinac Island is 1348 km. The road distance is 1577 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to get from Atlanta to Mackinac Island, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Atlanta to Mackinac Island. However, there are services departing from Atlanta, Ga and arriving at St. Ignace, MI via Detroit, Mi and Lansing, MI. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 56 min.

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What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and Mackinac Island, MI, USA?

Delta flies from Atlanta to Mackinac Island hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Atlanta to Mackinac Island via Detroit, Mi, Lansing, Mi, and Lansing, MI in around 27 h 56 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Pellston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Atlanta to Pellston via Evansville, Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Atlanta to Pellston via Covington, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Atlanta to Pellston via Greenville/Spartanburg, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Atlanta to Pellston via Louisville, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Atlanta to Pellston via Greensboro/High Point, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Atlanta to Pellston via Akron, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Atlanta to Pellston via Knoxville, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Atlanta to Pellston via St. Louis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Atlanta to Pellston via Columbus, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Atlanta to Pellston via South Bend, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Atlanta to Sault Ste Marie via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Atlanta to Sault Ste Marie via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to Sault Ste Marie via Greenville/Spartanburg, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to Sault Ste Marie via Covington, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to Sault Ste Marie via Knoxville, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to Sault Ste Marie via Milwaukee, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to Sault Ste Marie via St. Louis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to Sault Ste Marie via Richmond, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to Sault Ste Marie via Indianapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to Sault Ste Marie via Pittsburgh, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Atlanta to Traverse City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Traverse City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Atlanta to Sault Ste Marie via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Atlanta to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Grand Rapids Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Kinross to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Traverse City, MI to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Lansing, MI to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Bay City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Bay City, MI to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Traverse City, MI to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Megabus
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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