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There are 6 ways to get from Detroit to Ludington by bus, taxi, car, plane or car ferry

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Bus, taxi  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Muskegon, Mi 4588 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Muskegon, Mi to Ludington

$135 - $198

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Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Ludington 253.2 miles

$24 - $40

Fly to Traverse City, drive  •  5 h 35 min

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

$151 - $376

Fly to Saginaw, drive  •  5 h 49 min

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

$185 - $1,122

Fly to Grand Rapids, bus, taxi  •  7 h 8 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

$233 - $596

Fly to Green Bay, bus, car ferry  •  9 h 22 min

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

$257 - $937

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

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

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The distance between Detroit and Ludington is 206 miles. The road distance is 253.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Ludington without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 5 h 41 min and costs $130 - $200.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Detroit to Ludington, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Traverse City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Ludington is 253 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to drive from Detroit to Ludington.

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Delta offers flights from Detroit Airport to Traverse City Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Ludington. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 54 min and costs $2.

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Ludington.
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  • Distance: 206.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

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 Muskegon, Mi then take the taxi to Ludington. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Ludington.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Saginaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Green Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Green Bay via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Green Bay via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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 Muskegon, Mi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Muskegon, Mi
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Green Bay, WI - Transit to Manitowoc, WI
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Green Bay, WI - Transit to Manitowoc, WI
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times 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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