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

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Fly  •  3 h 13 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 cheapest way to get from Detroit to Alpena is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Alpena is to fly which costs $310 - $1,700 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Detroit to Alpena, including transfers.

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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 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to Alpena via Pellston
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 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

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