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There are 4 ways to get from East Lansing to Toronto by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4h 57m

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

$73 - $652

3 alternative options

Train  •  8h 43m

  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 Union Station

$138 - $245

Bus, train  •  10h 21m

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Detroit Metro Airport
  2. Take the train from Windsor to Aldershot
  3. Take the bus from Hamilton GO Centre Bus to Union Station Bus Terminal 16

$124 - $226

Drive  •  5h 6m

  1. Drive from East Lansing to Toronto 474.6 km

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from East Lansing to Toronto is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 5h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from East Lansing to Toronto is to fly which costs $55 - $550 and takes 4h 57m.

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The distance between East Lansing and Toronto is 426 km. The road distance is 474.6 km.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from East Lansing to Toronto, including transfers.

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The best way to get from East Lansing to Toronto is to fly which takes 4h 57m and costs $55 - $550. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $200 and takes 8h 43m.

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There is no direct flight from Lansing Airport to Toronto Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 53m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Lansing to Toronto is 475 km. It takes approximately 5h 6m to drive from East Lansing to Toronto.

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Air Canada, WestJet, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Lansing Airport to Toronto Airport.

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There are 2306+ hotels available in Toronto. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from East Lansing to Lansing Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs $26 - $31.

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Map of how to get from East Lansing to Toronto.
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  • Distance: 425.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 57m

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

Delta, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from East Lansing to Toronto every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from East Lansing to Toronto via Multimodal Gateway, East Lansing Amtrak Station, Port Huron Amtrak Station, Sarnia, and London in around 8h 43m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Lansing to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $600
Flights from Lansing to Toronto via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Lansing to Toronto via Detroit, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Lansing to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Lansing to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Lansing to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Port Huron Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Seat
$55 - $80
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Sarnia to London
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$21 - $35
Business
$81 - $83
Economy
$47 - $48
EconomyPlus
$50 - $75
Train from London to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $50
Business
$90 - $105
Economy
$59 - $63
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Train from Windsor to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$45 - $65
Business
$100 - $130
Economy
$75 - $85
EconomyPlus
$110 - $160
Bus operators
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to Detroit Metro Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Hamilton GO Centre Bus to Union Station Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
GO Transit

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