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There are 10 ways to get from East Lansing to Hamilton by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 58 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

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Bus Greyhound Canada  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to Blake Transit Center Michigan Flyer
  2. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Hamilton, ON 5500

$41 - $88

Train  •  9 h 12 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

$86 - $224

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from East Lansing to Hamilton 257.5 miles

$30 - $50

Bus to Detroit, fly to Toronto, bus  •  6 h 24 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 - $491

Bus to Detroit, fly to Buffalo, Thru-Bus  •  7 h 22 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

$165 - $537

Bus to Detroit, fly to Erie, drive  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW McNamara Terminal
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Erie (ERI) DTW - ERI
  3. Drive from Erie to Hamilton

$214 - $1,067

Train to Sarnia, fly to Toronto, bus  •  7 h 31 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 - $263

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

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to Blake Transit Center
  2. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Windsor, ON
  3. Fly from Windsor (YQG) to Toronto (YYZ) YQG - YYZ
  4. Take the bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

$120 - $416

Bus, bus to Windsor, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to Blake Transit Center
  2. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Windsor, ON
  3. Fly from Windsor (YQG) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YQG - YTZ
  4. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

$118 - $360

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

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

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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 58 min.

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The distance between East Lansing and Hamilton is 238 miles. The road distance is 257.5 miles.

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The best way to get from East Lansing to Hamilton without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 58 min and costs $40 - $100.

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It takes approximately 7 h 58 min to get from East Lansing to Hamilton, including transfers.

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East Lansing to Hamilton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from East Lansing, Mi station.

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The best way to get from East Lansing to Hamilton is to bus which takes 7 h 58 min and costs $40 - $100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $85 - $230 and takes 9 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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East Lansing to Hamilton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Hamilton, On station.

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Map of how to get from East Lansing to Hamilton.
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  • Distance: 238.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 58 min

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 58 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 9 h 12 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Erie
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Detroit to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Sarnia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $350
Flights from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Windsor to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
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 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
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
Train from London to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $130
Bus operators
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 East Lansing, Mi to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from East Lansing Marriott to Blake Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW McNamara Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Ann Arbor, MI to Hamilton, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
Bus from Buffalo, NY - Airport to Hamilton, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $28
Standard Fare
$22 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40
Bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Windsor, ON
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$10 - $15
Online Fare
$11 - $24
Standard Fare
$18 - $27
Refundable
$22 - $35
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
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 - $9
Website
GO Transit
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
GO Transit

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Yes, the driving distance between East Lansing to Hamilton is 258 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to drive from East Lansing to Hamilton.

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Air Canada and Delta offer flights from Detroit Airport to Toronto Airport.

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