There are 3 ways to get from East Lansing to Ann Arbor by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing, Mi to Ann Arbor, Mi 4595 / ...

$14 - $36

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing, Mi to Jackson, Mi 4595
  2. Take the train from Jackson Amtrak to Ann Arbor Amtrak Wolverine

$33 - $68

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from East Lansing to Ann Arbor 64.9 miles

$6 - $10

What companies run services between East Lansing, MI, USA and Ann Arbor, MI, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from East Lansing to Ann Arbor hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Amtrak also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Jackson Amtrak to Ann Arbor Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from East Lansing, Mi to Ann Arbor, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from East Lansing, Mi to Jackson, Mi
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22

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Questions & Answers

The distance between East Lansing and Ann Arbor is 79 km. The road distance is 104 km.

The cheapest way to get from East Lansing to Ann Arbor is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from East Lansing to Ann Arbor is to drive which takes 1 h 6 min and costs $6 - $10.

No, there is no direct bus from East Lansing to Ann Arbor. However, there are services departing from WBD Gr. River past MAC AVE and arriving at Ann Arbor, Mi via East Lansing, Mi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from East Lansing to Ann Arbor, including transfers.