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

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Bus, train  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing, Mi to Detroit, Mi 4593 / ...
  2. Take the train from Windsor to Toronto VIA Rail

$77 - $157

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to Blake Transit Center Michigan Flyer
  2. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street Chicago

$45 - $93

8 alternative options

Train  •  9h 26m

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

$112 - $248

Drive  •  5h 11m

  1. Drive from East Lansing to Toronto 296.5 miles

$35 - $60

Bus to Detroit, fly to Toronto  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW McNamara Terminal
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Toronto (YYZ) DTW - YYZ

$167 - $492

Bus, line 261 bus, line 2222 bus to Windsor, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW McNamara Terminal
  2. Take the line 261 bus from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal to Cass & Michigan
  3. Take the line 2222 bus from Rosa Parks Transit Center to Windsor Transit Terminal
  4. Fly from Windsor (YQG) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YQG - YTZ

$113 - $337

Bus, line 261 bus, line 2222 bus to Windsor, fly to Toronto  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW McNamara Terminal
  2. Take the line 261 bus from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal to Cass & Michigan
  3. Take the line 2222 bus from Rosa Parks Transit Center to Windsor Transit Terminal
  4. Fly from Windsor (YQG) to Toronto (YYZ) YQG - YYZ

$119 - $404

Bus to Detroit, fly to Buffalo, bus  •  7h 53m

  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 bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto, ON

$166 - $525

Fly Lansing to Toronto  •  7h 44m

  1. Fly from Lansing (LAN) to Toronto (YYZ) LAN - YYZ

$109 - $865

Train to Sarnia, fly to Toronto  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Port Huron Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Sarnia (YZR) to Toronto (YYZ) YZR - YYZ

$156 - $264

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The cheapest way to get from East Lansing to Toronto is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 5h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from East Lansing to Toronto is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 5h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Lansing to Toronto. However, there are services departing from East Lansing Marriott and arriving at Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street via Ann Arbor, MI. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 20m.

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The distance between East Lansing and Toronto is 266 miles. The road distance is 296.5 miles.

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The best way to get from East Lansing to Toronto without a car is to bus which takes 9h 20m and costs $45 - $95.

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It takes approximately 8h 6m to get from East Lansing to Toronto, including transfers.

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East Lansing to Toronto bus services, operated by Michigan Flyer, depart from East Lansing Marriott station.

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The best way to get from East Lansing to Toronto is to train which takes 9h 26m and costs $110 - $250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $95 and takes 9h 20m, you could also fly, which costs $100 - $900 and takes 7h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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East Lansing to Toronto bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street station.

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Map of how to get from East Lansing to Toronto.
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  • Distance: 266.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 6m

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

You can take a train from East Lansing to Toronto via SBD Harrison before Service Rd, East Lansing Amtrak Station, Port Huron Amtrak Station, Sarnia, and London in around 9h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Lansing to Toronto via Blake Transit Center and Ann Arbor, MI in around 9h 20m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Lansing to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Lansing to Toronto via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Windsor to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Detroit to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Sarnia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $350
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Lansing to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Lansing to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Lansing to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $90
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$100 - $140
Train from Sarnia to London
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$17 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Train from London to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$65 - $95
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Port Huron Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
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
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
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from East Lansing Marriott to Blake Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW McNamara Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
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 Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$29 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$55 - $80
Southeast Michigan SMART
Phone
+1 866-962-5515
Website
smartbus.org
Bus from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal to Cass & Michigan
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Transit Windsor
Phone
519-255-2489
Email
311@citywindsor.ca
Website
citywindsor.ca
Bus from Rosa Parks Transit Center to Windsor Transit Terminal
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
citywindsor.ca
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Yes, the driving distance between East Lansing to Toronto is 297 miles. It takes approximately 5h 11m to drive from East Lansing to Toronto.

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

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