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

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

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Fly to Pellston  •  3h 50m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Pellston (PLN) DTW - PLN

$247 - $457

Cheapest option

Bus via East Lansing, Mi  •  8h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to East Lansing, Mi 4588 / ...
  2. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Petoskey, MI E Lansing

$55 - $96

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Fly to Traverse City, bus  •  6h 8m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Traverse City (TVC) DTW - TVC
  2. Take the bus from Traverse City, MI to Petoskey, MI

$179 - $411

Bus  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Lansing, Mi 4592 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lansing, MI to Petoskey, MI E Lansing

$55 - $97

Bus via DTW North Terminal  •  10h 48m

  1. Take the bus from DTW North Terminal to East Lansing Marriott Michigan Flyer
  2. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Petoskey, MI E Lansing

$67 - $102

Train, bus  •  10h 51m

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak Station to Battle Creek Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Battle Creek Amtrak Station to East Lansing Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Petoskey, MI

$96 - $184

Drive  •  4h 39m

  1. Drive from Detroit to Petoskey 268.8 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Petoskey is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Petoskey is to fly which costs $240 - $460 and takes 3h 50m.

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The distance between Detroit and Petoskey is 232 miles. The road distance is 268.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Petoskey without a car is to bus which takes 8h 13m and costs $55 - $100.

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It takes approximately 3h 50m to get from Detroit to Petoskey, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Petoskey is to fly which takes 3h 50m and costs $240 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $100 and takes 8h 13m.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Pellston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 26m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Petoskey is 269 miles. It takes approximately 4h 39m to drive from Detroit to Petoskey.

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Delta offers flights from Detroit Airport to Pellston Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Petoskey. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Petoskey.
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  • Distance: 232 miles
  • Duration: 3h 50m

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

Delta flies from Detroit to Petoskey twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Petoskey via Lansing, Mi, Lansing, MI, and Petoskey, MI in around 8h 13m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Pellston
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak Station to Battle Creek Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
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
Train from Battle Creek Amtrak Station to East Lansing Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Traverse City, MI to Petoskey, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Lansing, MI to Petoskey, MI
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to Petoskey, MI
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
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 Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Detroit, Mi to East Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from DTW North Terminal to East Lansing Marriott
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com

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