There are 3 ways to get from Detroit to Alpena by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Alpena (APN) DTW - APN

$312 - $1,642

2 alternative options

Bus, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Flint 1492 Detroit to Bay City
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Flint to Alpena

Drive  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Alpena 250.3 miles

$24 - $40

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The distance between Detroit and Alpena is 191 miles. The road distance is 250.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Alpena without a car is to bus and Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails which takes 7 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Detroit to Alpena, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Alpena is to fly which takes 3 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails, which costs and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Alpena Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Alpena is 250 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to drive from Detroit to Alpena.

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Delta offers flights from Detroit Airport to Alpena Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Alpena. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 49 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Alpena.
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  • Distance: 190.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Alpena, MI, USA?

Delta flies from Detroit to Alpena twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Alpena via Flint and Alpena in around 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Alpena
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to Alpena via Pellston
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Flint
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Flint to Alpena
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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