There are 9 ways to get from East Lansing to Hamilton by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing, Mi to Detroit, Mi 4593 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Hamilton, On 5500

$41 - $96

8 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from East Lansing Amtrak to Port Huron Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Sarnia to London
  3. Take the train from London to Aldershot

$85 - $228

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW North Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Wyoming & Michigan to Hamilton, ON 5500

$49 - $95

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from East Lansing to Hamilton 257.5 miles

$30 - $50

Bus to Detroit, fly to Toronto, bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW McNamara Terminal
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Toronto (YYZ) DTW - YYZ
  3. Take the bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

$170 - $492

Bus to Detroit, fly to Buffalo, Thru-Bus  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW McNamara Terminal
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Buffalo (BUF) DTW - BUF
  3. Take the Thru-Bus from Buffalo, NY - Airport to Hamilton, ON

$166 - $537

Train to Sarnia, fly to Toronto, bus  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from East Lansing Amtrak to Port Huron Amtrak
  2. Fly from Sarnia (YZR) to Toronto (YYZ) YZR - YYZ
  3. Take the bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

$159 - $264

Bus to Windsor, fly to Toronto, bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing, Mi to Detroit, Mi
  2. Fly from Windsor (YQG) to Toronto (YYZ) YQG - YYZ
  3. Take the bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

$113 - $406

Bus to Windsor, fly to Toronto Island, bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing, Mi to Detroit, Mi
  2. Fly from Windsor (YQG) to Toronto Island (YTZ) YQG - YTZ
  3. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

$111 - $349

What companies run services between East Lansing, MI, USA and Hamilton, ON, Canada?

You can take a bus from East Lansing to Hamilton via SBD Harrison before Service Rd, East Lansing, Mi, and Detroit, Mi in around 7 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from East Lansing to Hamilton via SBD Harrison before Service Rd, East Lansing Amtrak, Port Huron Amtrak, Sarnia, London, Aldershot, and Aldershot GO Bus in around 8 h 34 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Detroit to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Sarnia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $350
Flights from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Windsor to Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from East Lansing Amtrak to Port Huron Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Sarnia to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $110
Train from London to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from East Lansing, Mi to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Hamilton, On
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW North Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW McNamara Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Wyoming & Michigan to Hamilton, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$23 - $35
Online Fare
$28 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $60
Refundable
$45 - $65
Bus from Buffalo, NY - Airport to Hamilton, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$13 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $29
Standard Fare
$23 - $35
Refundable
$27 - $40
GO Transit
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
gotransit.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from East Lansing to Hamilton?

The distance between East Lansing and Hamilton is 381 km. The road distance is 412 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from East Lansing to Hamilton?

The cheapest way to get from East Lansing to Hamilton is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4 h 28 min.

What is the fastest way to get from East Lansing to Hamilton?

The quickest way to get from East Lansing to Hamilton is to drive which takes 4 h 28 min and costs $30 - $50.

Is there a direct bus between East Lansing and Hamilton?

No, there is no direct bus from East Lansing to Hamilton. However, there are services departing from WBD Gr. River past MAC AVE and arriving at Hamilton, On via East Lansing, Mi and Detroit, Mi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 27 min.

How long does it take to get from East Lansing to Hamilton?

It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to get from East Lansing to Hamilton, including transfers.