There are 7 ways to get from Detroit to Ionia by bus, taxi, train, car or plane

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Bus Greyhound USA, 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 32 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

Bus Michigan Flyer, taxi  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Jefferson & Randolph to Metro Airport North Terminal 261
  2. Take the bus from DTW North Terminal to East Lansing Marriott
  3. Take a taxi from Lansing Mall to Ionia

$129 - $171

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 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 Saginaw, drive  •  4 h 51 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 48 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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The nearest airport to Ionia is Grand Rapids (GRR) Airport which is 24.5 miles away. Other nearby airports include Lansing (LAN) (28.6 miles), Kalamazoo (AZO) (57.5 miles), Flint (FNT) (67.7 miles) and Detroit (DTW) (103.1 miles).

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There are five+ hotels available in Ionia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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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
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Lansing
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Saginaw
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Battle Creek Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 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
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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
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Southeast Michigan SMART
Phone
+1 866-962-5515
Website
smartbus.org
Bus from Jefferson & Randolph to Metro Airport North Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
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
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
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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The best way to get from Detroit to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 50 min and costs $2.

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