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There are 6 ways to get from East Lansing to Danville by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Lansing to Greensboro/High Point, train  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from Lansing (LAN) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) LAN - GSO
  2. Take the train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station

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Bus, train  •  22h 23m

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Detroit, MI
  2. Take the bus from Detroit to Winston Salem
  3. Take the train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station

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Bus to Detroit, fly to Greensboro/High Point, train  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Detroit Metro Airport
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) DTW - GSO
  3. Take the train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station

Fly Lansing to Raleigh/Durham, bus, train  •  9h 44m

  1. Fly from Lansing (LAN) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) LAN - RDU
  2. Take the bus from Durham to Greensboro
  3. Take the train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station

Train  •  29h 9m

  1. Take the train from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Charlottesville
  3. Take the train from Charlottesville to Danville Amtrak Station

Drive  •  11h 47m

  1. Drive from East Lansing to Danville 666.9 miles

East Lansing to Danville by bus and train

The journey time between East Lansing and Danville is around 42h 21m and covers a distance of around 1141 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 15h 27m. The fastest journey normally takes 38h 53m. Operated by Capital Area Transportation Authority and Amtrak, the East Lansing to Danville service departs from WBD Gr. River past MAC AVE and arrives in Danville Amtrak Station. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
26h 54m
Layover time:
15h 27m
Total time:
42h 21m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
38h 53m
Journey distance:
1141 miles
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
$151
Carbon emissions:
96 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:28
Last service departs at:
22:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Lansing to Danville bus and train schedules

East Lansing → Danville
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The cheapest way to get from East Lansing to Danville is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 11h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from East Lansing to Danville is to fly and train which costs $240 - $750 and takes 7h 29m.

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The distance between East Lansing and Danville is 507 miles. The road distance is 666.9 miles.

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The best way to get from East Lansing to Danville without a car is to bus and train which takes 22h 23m and costs $110 - $160.

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It takes approximately 7h 29m to get from East Lansing to Danville, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Lansing Airport to Greensboro/High Point Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 8m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Lansing to Danville is 667 miles. It takes approximately 11h 47m to drive from East Lansing to Danville.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Lansing Airport to Greensboro/High Point Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Danville. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from East Lansing to Lansing Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs $26 - $31.

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Map of how to get from East Lansing to Danville.
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  • Distance: 506.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 29m

What companies run services between East Lansing, MI, USA and Danville, VA, USA?

You can take a train from East Lansing to Danville via Multimodal Gateway, East Lansing Amtrak Station, Chicago Union Station, and Charlottesville in around 29h 9m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Lansing to Greensboro/High Point via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $450
Flights from Lansing to Greensboro/High Point via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $550
Flights from Lansing to Greensboro/High Point via Detroit, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $550
Flights from Lansing to Greensboro/High Point via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $390
Flights from Detroit to Greensboro/High Point via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $440
Flights from Lansing to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $410
Flights from Lansing to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $480
Flights from Lansing to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $480
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Lansing to Greensboro/High Point via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Lansing to Greensboro/High Point via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Lansing to Greensboro/High Point via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Lansing to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Lansing to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Lansing to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare, Nashville
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Lansing to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Lansing to Greensboro/High Point via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Greensboro/High Point via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Lansing to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
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 Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Train from Chicago Union Station to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Premium
$300 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Business Seat
$180 - $260
Train from Charlottesville to Danville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to Detroit Metro Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.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 Durham to Greensboro
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$29 - $45
Bus from Detroit to Winston Salem
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to Detroit, MI
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
indiantrails.com

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