There are 8 ways to get from Detroit to Ionia by bus, taxi, train, car or plane

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

Recommended option

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

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi via Lansing Mall  •  3 h 40 min

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

$117 - $166

6 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  3 h 27 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, taxi  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Grand Rapids (GRR) DTW - GRR
  2. Take a taxi from Grand Rapids to Ionia

$187 - $527

Fly to Lansing, taxi  •  3 h 13 min

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

$272 - $1,132

Fly to Kalamazoo, drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Kalamazoo (AZO) DTW - AZO
  2. Drive from Kalamazoo to Ionia

$150 - $365

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

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

There is no direct connection from Detroit to Ionia. However, you can take the bus to Lansing, Mi then take the taxi to Ionia. Alternatively, you can take the train to Battle Creek Amtrak then take the taxi to Ionia.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Lansing
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Saginaw
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Battle Creek Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Detroit to Ionia?

The distance between Detroit and Ionia is 181 km. The road distance is 210 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Detroit to Ionia?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Detroit to Ionia?

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

How long does it take to get from Detroit to Ionia?

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