There are 4 ways to get from East Lansing to Royal Oak by bus or car

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Bus, line 462 bus  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing, Mi to Detroit, Mi 4593 / ...
  2. Take the line 462 bus from Jefferson + Griswold to Woodward & 11 Mile Rd. 461 / ...

$18 - $38

Cheapest option

Bus, line 450 bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Pontiac, MI 1493
  2. Take the line 450 bus from Woodward & Orchard Lk Rd to Woodward & 11 Mile Rd. 450

$16 - $22

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW North Terminal Michigan Flyer
  2. Take the bus from Metro Airport North Terminal to Larned & Woodward 261

$28 - $37

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from East Lansing to Royal Oak 80.8 miles

$7 - $12

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from East Lansing to Royal Oak. However, there are services departing from WBD Gr. River past MAC AVE and arriving at Woodward & 11 Mile Rd. via East Lansing, Mi and Jefferson + Griswold. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between East Lansing and Royal Oak is 71 miles. The road distance is 80.8 miles.

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The best way to get from East Lansing to Royal Oak without a car is to bus and line 462 bus which takes 3 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from East Lansing to Royal Oak, including transfers.

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

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East Lansing to Royal Oak bus services, operated by Southeast Michigan SMART, arrive at Woodward & 11 Mile Rd. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Lansing to Royal Oak is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from East Lansing to Royal Oak.

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There are 210+ hotels available in Royal Oak. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from East Lansing to Royal Oak.
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  • Distance: 70.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

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

You can take a bus from East Lansing to Royal Oak via SBD Harrison before Service Rd, East Lansing, Mi, Detroit, Mi, and Jefferson + Griswold in around 3 h 13 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Southeast Michigan SMART
Phone
+1 866-962-5515
Website
smartbus.org
Bus from Jefferson + Griswold to Woodward & 11 Mile Rd.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from Woodward & Orchard Lk Rd to Woodward & 11 Mile Rd.
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
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
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

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