Travel from Detroit-Airport-DTW to Mackinac-Island

How to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Mackinac Island?

There is no direct connection from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Mackinac Island. However, you can fly to Pellston, take the taxi to Pellston, MI, take the bus to Mackinaw, take the walk to Mackinaw, then take the ferry to Mackinac Island. Alternatively, you can fly to Traverse City, take the taxi to Traverse City, MI, take the Amtrak Thruway to Mackinaw City, MI, take the walk to Mackinaw, then take the ferry to Mackinac Island.

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How to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Mackinac Island

From Detroit airport fly to Pellston airport, taxi to Pellston, MI, bus to Mackinaw, walk to Mackinaw, then ferry to Mackinac Island. 3 h 31 min $268. From Detroit airport fly to Traverse City airport, taxi to Traverse City, MI, Amtrak Thruway to Mackinaw City, MI, walk to Mackinaw, then ferry to Mackinac Island. 6 h 1 min. From Detroit airport fly to Alpena airport, taxi to Alpena, bus to Mackinaw, walk to Mackinaw, then ferry to Mackinac Island. 5 h 28 min $903. From Detroit airport fly to Sault Ste Marie airport, taxi to Kinross, bus to St. Ignace, MI, bus to Mackinaw, walk to Mackinaw, then ferry to Mackinac Island. 4 h 49 min $131. From DTW McNamara Terminal bus to East Lansing Marriott, walk to East Lansing, bus to Mackinaw, walk to Mackinaw, then ferry to Mackinac Island. 11 h 23 min $89. From Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal line 261 bus to Dearborn Amtrak, train to Jackson Amtrak, walk to Jackson, MI, bus to Lansing, MI, bus to Mackinaw, walk to Mackinaw, then ferry to Mackinac Island. 12 h 50 min $122. From Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal line 261 bus to Dearborn Amtrak, train to Battle Creek, MI, Amtrak Thruway to Mackinaw City, MI, walk to Mackinaw, then ferry to Mackinac Island. 16 h 8 min.

Operators from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Mackinac Island

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    Detroit Airport (DTW) to Mackinac Island:

    1. Trip:
      1 Fly to Pellston, ferry
      • One-Way approx: USD $201 - $395
      • Duration: 3 h 31 min
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        1 Fly to Pellston, ferry
        • One-Way approx: USD $201 - $395
        • Duration: 3 h 31 min
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      2 Fly to Traverse City, Amtrak Thruway, ferry
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      • Duration: 6 h 1 min
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        • Duration: 6 h 1 min
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      3 Fly to Alpena, bus, ferry
      • One-Way approx: USD $335 - $1,629
      • Duration: 5 h 28 min
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        3 Fly to Alpena, bus, ferry
        • One-Way approx: USD $335 - $1,629
        • Duration: 5 h 28 min
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      4 Fly to Sault Ste Marie, bus, ferry
      • One-Way approx: USD $125 - $235
      • Duration: 4 h 49 min
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        4 Fly to Sault Ste Marie, bus, ferry
        • One-Way approx: USD $125 - $235
        • Duration: 4 h 49 min
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      5 Bus, ferry
      • One-Way approx: USD $84 - $129
      • Duration: 11 h 23 min
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        • One-Way approx: USD $84 - $129
        • Duration: 11 h 23 min
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      6 Train, bus, ferry
      • One-Way approx: USD $99 - $177
      • Duration: 12 h 50 min
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        • One-Way approx: USD $99 - $177
        • Duration: 12 h 50 min
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      7 Train, Amtrak Thruway, ferry
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      • Duration: 16 h 8 min
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        • Duration: 16 h 8 min
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