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There are 4 ways to get from East Lansing to Detroit Airport (DTW) by plane, bus, car or towncar

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Fly

  1. Fly from Lansing (LAN) to Detroit (DTW)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Detroit Metro Airport

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Drive

  1. Drive from East Lansing to Detroit Airport (DTW)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from East Lansing to Detroit Airport

Lansing (LAN) to Detroit (DTW) flights

The flight time between Lansing (LAN) and Detroit (DTW) is around 43 min and covers a distance of around 74 miles. Services are operated by Delta. Typically 20 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

20 Weekly Planes
43 min Average Duration
$192 Cheapest Price
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East Lansing → Detroit Airport (DTW)
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The cheapest way to get from East Lansing to Detroit Airport (DTW) is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from East Lansing to Detroit Airport (DTW) is to fly which costs $240 - $3,000 and takes 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Lansing to Detroit Airport (DTW). However, there are services departing from East Lansing, MI and arriving at McNamara Terminal via North Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 9m.

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The distance between East Lansing and Detroit Airport (DTW) is 69 miles. The road distance is 88.7 miles.

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The best way to get from East Lansing to Detroit Airport (DTW) without a car is to bus which takes 2h 9m and costs $23 - $35.

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from East Lansing to Detroit Airport (DTW), including transfers.

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East Lansing to Detroit Airport (DTW) bus services, operated by Michigan Flyer, depart from East Lansing, MI station.

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The best way to get from East Lansing to Detroit Airport (DTW) is to fly which takes 54 min and costs $240 - $3,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $23 - $35 and takes 2h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Lansing Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 42 min.

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East Lansing to Detroit Airport (DTW) bus services, operated by Michigan Flyer, arrive at Detroit Metro Airport station.

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Map of how to get from East Lansing to Detroit Airport (DTW).
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  • Distance: 68.5 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

What companies run services between East Lansing, MI, USA and Detroit Airport (DTW), USA?

Delta flies from East Lansing to Detroit Airport (DTW) 3 times a day. Alternatively, Michigan Flyer operates a bus from East Lansing, MI to Detroit Metro Airport every 3 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 2h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Lansing to Detroit
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Bus operators
Michigan Flyer
Phone
+1 517-333-0400
Email
info@michiganflyer.com
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to Detroit Metro Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Michigan Flyer
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

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Towncar from East Lansing to Detroit Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Private
$200 - $290

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Yes, the driving distance between East Lansing to Detroit Airport (DTW) is 89 miles. It takes approximately 1h 29m to drive from East Lansing to Detroit Airport (DTW).

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Delta offers flights from Lansing Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 98+ hotels available in Detroit Airport (DTW). 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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