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There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Mount Pleasant by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train, bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to East Lansing Amtrak Blue Water
  2. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Mt. Pleasant CMU Event Center E Lansing

$55 - $120

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Bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Lansing 1482
  2. Take the bus from Lansing, MI to Mt. Pleasant CMU Event Center E Lansing

$47 - $70

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Mount Pleasant 260.3 miles

$25 - $40

Fly to Saginaw, taxi  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Saginaw (MBS) ORD - MBS
  2. Take a taxi from Saginaw to Mount Pleasant

$162 - $390

Fly to Lansing, bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Lansing (LAN) ORD - LAN
  2. Take the bus from Lansing, MI to Mt. Pleasant CMU Event Center

$137 - $724

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Mount Pleasant is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Mount Pleasant is to fly and taxi which costs $160 - $390 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Mount Pleasant. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Mt. Pleasant CMU Event Center via Lansing, MI. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Mount Pleasant is 189 miles. The road distance is 260.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Mount Pleasant without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 32 min and costs $55 - $120.

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It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from Chicago to Mount Pleasant, including transfers.

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Chicago to Mount Pleasant bus services, operated by Indian Trails, depart from Chicago, IL station.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Saginaw Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 7 min.

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Chicago to Mount Pleasant bus services, operated by Indian Trails, arrive at Mt. Pleasant CMU Event Center station.

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Mount Pleasant is 1 h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 2:32 AM in Chicago and 3:32 AM in Mount Pleasant.

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  • Distance: 188.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 32 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Mount Pleasant, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Chicago to Mount Pleasant via Lansing and Lansing, MI in around 8 h 15 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Saginaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to East Lansing Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to Mt. Pleasant CMU Event Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Lansing
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Lansing, MI to Mt. Pleasant CMU Event Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Other operators
Taxi from Saginaw to Mount Pleasant
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
A Greater Bay Cab Co
Phone
+1 989-894-1118
Tri-City Taxi
Phone
+1 989-684-5960

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Mount Pleasant is 260 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to drive from Chicago to Mount Pleasant.

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United Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Saginaw Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Mount Pleasant. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs $2 - $5.

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