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There are 5 ways to get from Detroit to Charlevoix by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi 4592 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to Charlevoix, MI 1484

$51 - $89

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Train, Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak Station to Kalamazoo Amtrak Station
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Kalamazoo, MI to Grand Rapids, MI
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to Charlevoix, MI

Drive  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Charlevoix 275.1 miles

$26 - $40

Fly to Traverse City, bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Traverse City (TVC) DTW - TVC
  2. Take the bus from Traverse City, MI to Charlevoix, MI

$167 - $394

Fly to Pellston, bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Pellston (PLN) DTW - PLN
  2. Take the bus from Pellston to Charlevoix, MI

$196 - $392

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Charlevoix is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Charlevoix is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Charlevoix. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Charlevoix, MI via Grand Rapids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 17 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Charlevoix is 235 miles. The road distance is 275.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Charlevoix without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 17 min and costs $50 - $90.

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It takes approximately 9 h 17 min to get from Detroit to Charlevoix, including transfers.

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Detroit to Charlevoix bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Detroit, Mi station.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Traverse City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 min.

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Detroit to Charlevoix bus services, operated by Indian Trails, arrive at Charlevoix, MI station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Charlevoix is 275 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to drive from Detroit to Charlevoix.

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  • Distance: 235.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 17 min

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

You can take a bus from Detroit to Charlevoix via Grand Rapids in around 9 h 17 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Pellston
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak Station to Kalamazoo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
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 Grand Rapids, Mi
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids to Charlevoix, MI
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Traverse City, MI to Charlevoix, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Pellston to Charlevoix, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Kalamazoo, MI to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Delta offers flights from Detroit Airport to Traverse City Airport.

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There are 22+ hotels available in Charlevoix. Prices start at $79 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 $2.

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