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There are 6 ways to get from Detroit to Ionia by bus, taxi, train, car or plane

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Bus, taxi  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Lansing, Mi 4592 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Lansing, Mi to Ionia

$125 - $184

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Train, taxi  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Battle Creek Amtrak Wolverine
  2. Take a taxi from Battle Creek Amtrak to Ionia

$142 - $211

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Ionia 131 miles

$12 - $19

Fly to Grand Rapids  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Grand Rapids (GRR) DTW - GRR

$187 - $527

Fly to Lansing, taxi  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Lansing (LAN) DTW - LAN
  2. Take a taxi from Lansing to Ionia

$272 - $1,132

Fly to Saginaw, drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Saginaw (MBS) DTW - MBS
  2. Drive from Saginaw to Ionia

$180 - $1,115

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Ionia is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Ionia is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Ionia is 113 miles. The road distance is 131 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Ionia without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 2 h 49 min and costs $120 - $190.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Detroit to Ionia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Grand Rapids Airport is the direct flight which takes 49 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Ionia is 131 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Detroit to Ionia.

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Delta offers flights from Detroit Airport to Grand Rapids Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Ionia. Prices start at $100 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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Map of how to get from Detroit to Ionia.
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  • Distance: 113.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

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

Delta flies from Detroit to Ionia every 4 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Lansing
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Saginaw
Ave. Duration
56 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 to Battle Creek Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
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
Other operators
Taxi from Lansing, Mi to Ionia
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$110 - $150
iCab Taxi Service
Phone
+1 517-215-7910
Website
icablansing.com
Payless Taxi
Phone
+1 517-803-4994
Website
payless-taxi.com

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