There are 5 ways to get from Detroit to Central Michigan University by bus, train, car, plane or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Lansing, Mi 4592 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lansing, MI to Mt. Pleasant CMU Event Center E Lansing

$28 - $51

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Train, bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Jackson Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Jackson, Mi to Lansing, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Lansing, MI to Mt. Pleasant CMU Event Center

$50 - $95

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Central Michigan University 155.9 miles

$15 - $23

Fly to Saginaw, taxi  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Saginaw (MBS) DTW - MBS
  2. Take a taxi from Saginaw to Central Michigan University

$222 - $1,167

Fly to Lansing, bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Lansing (LAN) DTW - LAN
  2. Take the bus from Lansing, MI to Mt. Pleasant CMU Event Center

$187 - $1,021

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Central Michigan University is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Central Michigan University is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Central Michigan University is 124 miles. The road distance is 155.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Detroit to Central Michigan University, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Central Michigan University. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Mt. Pleasant CMU Event Center via Lansing, MI. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 44 min.

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What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Central Michigan University, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Detroit to Central Michigan University via Lansing, Mi, Lansing, MI, and Mt. Pleasant CMU Event Center in around 4 h 44 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Saginaw
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Lansing
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Jackson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
Bus from Jackson, Mi to Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
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 Central Michigan University
Ave. Duration
53 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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