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

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  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
  2. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Muskegon, Mi
  3. Take a taxi from Muskegon, Mi to Ludington

$142 - $213

7 alternative options

Bus, taxi via Lansing, Mi  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Lansing, Mi
  2. Take the bus from Lansing, Mi to Muskegon, Mi
  3. Take a taxi from Muskegon, Mi to Ludington

$142 - $214

Train, Amtrak Thruway, bus, taxi  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Kalamazoo Amtrak
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Kalamazoo, MI to Grand Rapids, MI
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Muskegon, Mi
  4. Take a taxi from Muskegon, Mi to Ludington

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Ludington 253.2 miles

$24 - $40

Fly to Traverse City, drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Traverse City (TVC) DTW - TVC
  2. Drive from Traverse City to Ludington

$151 - $376

Fly to Grand Rapids, bus, taxi  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Grand Rapids (GRR) DTW - GRR
  2. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Muskegon, Mi
  3. Take a taxi from Muskegon, Mi to Ludington

$235 - $598

Fly to Saginaw, drive  •  5 h 33 min

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

$185 - $1,122

Fly to Green Bay, bus, car ferry  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Green Bay (GRB) DTW - GRB
  2. Take the bus from Green Bay, WI to Manitowoc, WI
  3. Take the car ferry from Manitowoc to Ludington

$262 - $942

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

There is no direct connection from Detroit to Ludington. However, you can take the bus to Grand Rapids, Mi, take the bus to Muskegon, Mi, then take the taxi to Ludington. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Lansing, Mi, take the bus to Muskegon, Mi, then take the taxi to Ludington.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Saginaw
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Green Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Green Bay via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Green Bay via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Kalamazoo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Muskegon, Mi
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
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
Bus from Lansing, Mi to Muskegon, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Green Bay, WI to Manitowoc, WI
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Green Bay, WI - Greyhound to Manitowoc, WI
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Ferry operators
SS Badger
Website
ssbadger.com
Car ferry from Manitowoc to Ludington
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
ssbadger.com
Other operators
Taxi from Muskegon, Mi to Ludington
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Port City Cab
Phone
+1 231-739-7161
Website
portcitycab.com
Blue City Taxi
Phone
+1 231-780-5466
Website
bluecitytransportation.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Detroit and Ludington is 330 km. The road distance is 405 km.

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Ludington is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Detroit to Ludington is to drive which takes 4 h 11 min and costs $24 - $40.

It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Detroit to Ludington, including transfers.