There are 5 ways to get from Fort Wayne to Mackinac Island by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Ann Arbor, MI
  2. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Lansing, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Lansing, MI to St. Ignace, MI

$68 - $121

4 alternative options

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  19 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Ann Arbor, MI
  2. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Battle Creek, Mi
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Battle Creek, MI to St Ignace, MI

Drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Fort Wayne to Mackinac Island 366.2 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Pellston  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Pellston (PLN) FWA - PLN

$421 - $2,063

Fly to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  6 h 48 min

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

$365 - $1,769

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fort Wayne to Mackinac Island. However, there are services departing from Coldwater Rd. at entrance of Easter Seals / ARC and arriving at St. Ignace, MI via Fort Wayne, IN, Ann Arbor, Mi and Lansing, MI. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 29 min.

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The distance between Fort Wayne and Mackinac Island is 330 miles. The road distance is 366.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Mackinac Island without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 14 h 29 min to get from Fort Wayne to Mackinac Island, including transfers.

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Fort Wayne to Mackinac Island bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from Fort Wayne, IN station.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Mackinac Island is to bus which takes 14 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 7 h 28 min.

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There is no direct flight from Fort Wayne Airport to Pellston Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 19 min and has one stopover.

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Fort Wayne 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 Wayne to Mackinac Island is 366 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to drive from Fort Wayne to Mackinac Island.

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Delta offers flights from Fort Wayne Airport to Pellston Airport.

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Map of how to get from Fort Wayne to Mackinac Island.
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  • Distance: 330 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 29 min

What companies run services between Fort Wayne, IN, USA and Mackinac Island, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Fort Wayne to Mackinac Island via Central Station, Fort Wayne, IN, Ann Arbor, MI, Ann Arbor, Mi, Lansing, Mi, and Lansing, MI in around 14 h 29 min. Alternatively, Delta flies from Fort Wayne to Mackinac Island 5 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Pellston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
Flights from Fort Wayne to Pellston via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Fort Wayne to Sault Ste Marie via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from Fort Wayne to Sault Ste Marie via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,000
Flights from Fort Wayne to Sault Ste Marie via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
Flights from Fort Wayne to Sault Ste Marie via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,900
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 Ann Arbor, Mi to Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Battle Creek, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
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 Kinross to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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 Battle Creek, MI to St Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Fort Wayne Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs .

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