There are 5 ways to get from Detroit to West Branch by bus, car, plane or taxi

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Bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Bay City 1492 Detroit to Bay City
  2. Take the bus from Bay City, MI to Standish, MI 1485

$62 - $81

4 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to West Branch 165.3 miles

$16 - $24

Fly to Saginaw, taxi  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Saginaw (MBS) DTW - MBS
  2. Take a taxi from Saginaw to West Branch

$247 - $1,197

Fly to Traverse City, drive  •  4 h 49 min

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

$150 - $375

Fly to Alpena, drive  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Alpena (APN) DTW - APN
  2. Drive from Alpena to West Branch

$290 - $1,615

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to West Branch is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to West Branch is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The distance between Detroit and West Branch is 148 miles. The road distance is 165.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Detroit to West Branch, including transfers.

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Delta offers flights from Detroit Airport to Saginaw Airport.

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  • Distance: 148 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and West Branch, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Detroit to West Branch via Bay City, Bay City, MI, and Standish, MI in around 5 h 19 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Saginaw
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Alpena
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to Alpena via Pellston
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
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 Standish, MI
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Other operators
Taxi from Saginaw to West Branch
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
A Greater Bay Cab Co
Phone
+1 989-894-1118
Tri-City Taxi
Phone
+1 989-684-5960

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