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There are 9 ways to get from Detroit to Gaylord by bus, train, car, plane or taxi

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Bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Lansing, Mi 4592 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lansing, MI to Gaylord E Lansing

$42 - $74

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Bus via East Lansing, Mi  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to East Lansing, Mi 4588 / ...
  2. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Gaylord E Lansing

$42 - $78

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak Station to Jackson Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Jackson, Mi to Lansing, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Lansing, MI to Gaylord

$64 - $118

Bus via DTW North Terminal  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from DTW North Terminal to East Lansing Marriott Michigan Flyer
  2. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Gaylord E Lansing

$54 - $84

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Gaylord 233 miles

$22 - $35

Fly to Alpena, drive  •  4 h 47 min

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

$288 - $1,612

Fly to Pellston, bus  •  5 h 43 min

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

$199 - $395

Fly to Traverse City, bus  •  7 h 50 min

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

$177 - $409

Fly to Saginaw, taxi, bus  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Saginaw (MBS) DTW - MBS
  2. Take a taxi from Saginaw to Alma, MI
  3. Take the bus from Alma, MI to Gaylord

$237 - $1,188

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Gaylord is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Gaylord is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Gaylord. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Gaylord via Lansing, MI. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Gaylord is 204 miles. The road distance is 233 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Gaylord without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 5 min and costs $40 - $75.

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Detroit to Gaylord, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Alpena Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 17 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Gaylord is 233 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to drive from Detroit to Gaylord.

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  • Distance: 204.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

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

You can take a bus from Detroit to Gaylord via Lansing, Mi and Lansing, MI in around 7 h 5 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Alpena
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to Alpena via Pellston
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to Pellston
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Saginaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
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 Jackson Amtrak Station
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

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
2 h 5 min
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
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Jackson, Mi to Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 Gaylord
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to Gaylord
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Pellston, MI to Gaylord
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Traverse City, MI to Petoskey, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Petoskey, MI to Gaylord
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Alma, MI to Gaylord
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from DTW North Terminal to East Lansing Marriott
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Other operators
Taxi from Saginaw to Alma, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
A Greater Bay Cab Co
Phone
+1 989-894-1118
Tri-City Taxi
Phone
+1 989-684-5960

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Delta offers flights from Detroit Airport to Alpena Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Gaylord. 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 49 min and costs $2.

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