There are 5 ways to get from Detroit to Manistee 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  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
  2. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to Reed City, MI
  3. Take a taxi from Reed City, MI to Manistee

$154 - $216

Cheapest option

Fly to Traverse City, drive  •  4 h 34 min

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

$148 - $372

3 alternative options

Train, Amtrak Thruway, bus, taxi  •  8 h 44 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 to Reed City, MI
  4. Take a taxi from Reed City, MI to Manistee

Drive  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Manistee 277.2 miles

$27 - $40

Fly to Green Bay, drive, car ferry  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Green Bay (GRB) DTW - GRB
  2. Drive from Green Bay to Manitowoc
  3. Take the car ferry from Manitowoc to Ludington
  4. Drive from Ludington to Manistee

$213 - $879

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Manistee is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Manistee is to fly and drive which costs $140 - $380 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Manistee is 213 miles. The road distance is 277.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from Detroit to Manistee, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Detroit to Manistee. However, you can take the bus to Grand Rapids, Mi, take the walk to Grand Rapids, take the bus to Reed City, MI, then take the taxi to Manistee. Alternatively, you can take the train to Kalamazoo Amtrak, take the walk to Kalamazoo, MI, take the Amtrak Thruway to Grand Rapids, MI, take the walk to Grand Rapids, take the bus to Reed City, MI, then take the taxi to Manistee.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Green Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 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 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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
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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 Grand Rapids, Mi
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids to Reed City, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
indiantrails.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 Reed City, MI to Manistee
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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