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There are 6 ways to get from Detroit to Central Michigan University by bus, car, plane or taxi

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Bus  •  4h 44m

  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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Bus via East Lansing, Mi  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to East Lansing, Mi 4588 / ...
  2. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Mt. Pleasant CMU Event Center E Lansing

$28 - $51

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Bus via DTW North Terminal  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Jefferson & Spirit Plaza to Metro Airport North Terminal 261
  2. Take the bus from DTW North Terminal to East Lansing Marriott
  3. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Mt. Pleasant CMU Event Center

$40 - $57

Drive  •  2h 33m

  1. Drive from Detroit to Central Michigan University 155.9 miles

$15 - $23

Fly to Saginaw, taxi  •  3h 47m

  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  •  6h 20m

  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 2h 33m.

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

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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 4h 44m.

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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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The best way to get from Detroit to Central Michigan University without a car is to bus which takes 4h 44m and costs $28 - $55.

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

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Detroit to Central Michigan University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Detroit, Mi station.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Saginaw Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Detroit to Central Michigan University bus services, operated by Indian Trails, arrive at Mt. Pleasant CMU Event Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Central Michigan University is 156 miles. It takes approximately 2h 33m to drive from Detroit to Central Michigan University.

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  • Distance: 124.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 44m

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 4h 44m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Saginaw
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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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
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Detroit, Mi to East Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Lansing, MI to Mt. Pleasant CMU Event Center
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to Mt. Pleasant CMU Event Center
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Southeast Michigan SMART
Phone
+1 866-962-5515
Website
smartbus.org
Bus from Jefferson & Spirit Plaza to Metro Airport North Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from DTW North Terminal to East Lansing Marriott
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Other operators
Taxi from Saginaw to Central Michigan University
Ave. Duration
53m
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Tri-City Taxi
Phone
+1 989-684-5960
A Greater Bay Cab Co
Phone
+1 989-894-1118

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Delta offers flights from Detroit Airport to Saginaw Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Central Michigan University. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 54m and costs $2.

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