There are 7 ways to get from Detroit to Upper Peninsula of Michigan by plane, car, bus or train

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 Escanaba, drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Escanaba (ESC) DTW - ESC
  2. Drive from Escanaba to Upper Peninsula of Michigan

$104 - $204

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Train, bus, drive  •  15 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Jackson Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Jackson, Mi to Lansing, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Lansing, MI to St. Ignace, MI
  4. Take the bus from St. Ignace to Newberry, MI
  5. Drive from Newberry, MI to Upper Peninsula of Michigan

$96 - $163

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Fly to Marquette, drive  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Marquette (MQT) DTW - MQT
  2. Drive from Marquette to Upper Peninsula of Michigan

$104 - $273

Fly to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Sault Ste Marie (CIU) DTW - CIU
  2. Take the bus from Kinross to Manistique

$207 - $342

Fly to Iron Mountain, bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Iron Mountain (IMT) DTW - IMT
  2. Take the bus from Iron Mountain, MI to Manistique

$257 - $947

Bus, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails  •  14 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Bay City
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Bay City to St. Ignace, MI
  3. Take the bus from St. Ignace to Manistique

$155 - $205

Drive  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Upper Peninsula of Michigan 404.9 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The distance between Detroit and Upper Peninsula of Michigan is 317 miles. The road distance is 404.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Upper Peninsula of Michigan without a car is to bus and Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails which takes 14 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Detroit to Upper Peninsula of Michigan, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Upper Peninsula of Michigan is 405 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to drive from Detroit to Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

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Delta offers flights from Detroit Airport to Escanaba Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 49 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
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  • Distance: 317 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Upper Peninsula of Michigan, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Detroit to Upper Peninsula of Michigan via Bay City, St. Ignace, MI, St. Ignace, and Manistique in around 14 h 59 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Escanaba
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $190
Flights from Detroit to Marquette
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $390
Flights from Detroit to Iron Mountain
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Jackson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Kinross to Manistique
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Iron Mountain, MI to Manistique
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Bay City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Bay City, MI to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from St. Ignace to Manistique
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Lansing, MI to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from St. Ignace to Newberry, MI
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bay City to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Jackson, Mi to Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23

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