There are 3 ways to get from East Lansing to Pontiac by bus or car

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Bus Indian Trails  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Pontiac, MI 1493

$14 - $20

2 alternative options

Bus Michigan Flyer  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW North Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Metro Airport North Terminal to Larned & Woodward 261
  3. Take the bus from Jefferson & Randolph to Phoenix Center 462

$28 - $37

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from East Lansing to Pontiac 81.2 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from East Lansing to Pontiac is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Lansing to Pontiac is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Lansing to Pontiac. However, there are services departing from WBD Gr. River past MAC AVE and arriving at Pontiac, MI via East Lansing, MI. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between East Lansing and Pontiac is 61 miles. The road distance is 81.2 miles.

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The best way to get from East Lansing to Pontiac without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 31 min and costs $14 - $21.

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from East Lansing to Pontiac, including transfers.

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East Lansing to Pontiac bus services, operated by Indian Trails, depart from East Lansing, MI station.

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East Lansing to Pontiac bus services, operated by Indian Trails, arrive at Pontiac, MI station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Lansing to Pontiac is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from East Lansing to Pontiac.

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There are 117+ hotels available in Pontiac. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 61.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 31 min

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

Indian Trails operates a bus from East Lansing to Pontiac once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to Pontiac, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW North Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Southeast Michigan SMART
Phone
+1 866-962-5515
Website
smartbus.org
Bus from Metro Airport North Terminal to Larned & Woodward
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from Jefferson & Randolph to Phoenix Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org

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