There are 10 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL) to Mackinac Island by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Pellston  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Pellston (PLN) FLL - PLN

$233 - $867

Cheapest option

Fly to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Sault Ste Marie (CIU) FLL - CIU
  2. Take the bus from Kinross to St. Ignace

$201 - $733

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Fly to Sault Ste Marie, bus #2  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Sault Ste Marie (YAM) FLL - YAM
  2. Take the bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace

$253 - $975

Fly to Traverse City, bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Traverse City (TVC) FLL - TVC
  2. Take the bus from Traverse City, MI to St. Ignace

$259 - $1,048

Fly to Alpena, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Alpena (APN) FLL - APN
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Alpena to St. Ignace, MI

$262 - $917

Fly to Escanaba, bus  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Escanaba (ESC) FLL - ESC
  2. Take the bus from Escanaba, MI to St. Ignace

$208 - $766

Bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Melbourne, FL - Waffle House
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Detroit, Mi
  4. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Lansing, Mi
  5. Take the bus from Lansing, MI to St. Ignace, MI

$225 - $469

Train, Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Toledo Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Toledo, OH Amtrak to East Lansing, MI - Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to St. Ignace, MI

Train, bus  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Detroit, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Lansing, Mi
  4. Take the bus from Lansing, MI to St. Ignace, MI

$266 - $699

Drive  •  26 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL) to Mackinac Island 1618.5 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL) to Mackinac Island. However, there are services departing from Fort Lauderdale Airport and arriving at St. Ignace, MI via Melbourne, Fl, Jacksonville, Fl, Detroit, Mi and Lansing, MI. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL) and Mackinac Island is 1400 miles. The road distance is 1618.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL) to Mackinac Island without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 0 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 53 min to get from Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL) to Mackinac Island, including transfers.

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Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL) to Mackinac Island bus services, operated by Javax Bus, depart from Fort Lauderdale Airport station.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL) to Mackinac Island is to fly which takes 7 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 0 h.

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There is no direct flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Pellston Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 3 min and has one stopover.

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Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL) to Mackinac Island bus services, operated by Indian Trails, arrive at St. Ignace, MI station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL) to Mackinac Island is 1619 miles. It takes approximately 26 h 56 min to drive from Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL) to Mackinac Island.

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Spirit Airlines and Delta offer flights from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Pellston Airport.

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Map of how to get from Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL) to Mackinac Island.
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  • Distance: 1399.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 53 min

What companies run services between Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL), USA and Mackinac Island, MI, USA?

Delta and Spirit Airlines fly from Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL) to Mackinac Island every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL) to Mackinac Island via Melbourne, FL - Waffle House, Melbourne, Fl, Jacksonville, Fl, Detroit, Mi, Lansing, Mi, and Lansing, MI in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Pellston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Pellston via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Pellston via Covington, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Sault Ste Marie via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Sault Ste Marie via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Sault Ste Marie via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Traverse City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Traverse City via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Traverse City via Covington, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Alpena via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Alpena via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Alpena via Detroit, Pellston
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Escanaba via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Escanaba via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Sault Ste Marie via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Traverse City via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
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 Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
22 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$550 - $850
Train from Washington Union Station to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $470
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Kinross to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Traverse City, MI to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Alpena to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Escanaba, MI to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Lansing, MI to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
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
Bus from Alpena to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Toledo, OH Amtrak to East Lansing, MI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from East Lansing to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Melbourne, FL - Waffle House
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
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 Melbourne, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
29 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$200 - $270
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Washington, Dc to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $160

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