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There are 6 ways to get from Fort Wayne to Traverse City by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Traverse City (TVC) FWA - TVC

$312 - $1,463

Cheapest option

Bus via Detroit, Mi  •  14 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Detroit, MI
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to Traverse City, MI

$66 - $121

4 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Elkhart, IN
  2. Take the bus from Elkhart, IN to Kalamazoo, MI
  3. Take the bus from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids, MI
  4. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to Traverse City, MI

$84 - $153

Bus via Gary, IN  •  14 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Gary, IN
  2. Take the bus from Gary, IN to Grand Rapids, MI
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to Traverse City, MI

$67 - $116

Bus, train  •  16 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Elkhart, IN
  2. Take the train from Elkhart Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station
  4. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to Traverse City, MI

$110 - $219

Drive  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Fort Wayne to Traverse City 310.7 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Wayne to Traverse City is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Wayne to Traverse City is to fly which costs $310 - $1,500 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Wayne to Traverse City. However, there are services departing from Coldwater Rd. at Wal-Mart Entrance and arriving at Traverse City, MI via Fort Wayne, IN, Detroit, Mi and Grand Rapids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 34 min.

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The distance between Fort Wayne and Traverse City is 254 miles. The road distance is 310.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Traverse City without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 32 min and costs $80 - $160.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Fort Wayne to Traverse City, including transfers.

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Fort Wayne to Traverse City 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 Traverse City is to fly which takes 3 h 43 min and costs $310 - $1,500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $160 and takes 12 h 32 min.

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There is no direct flight from Fort Wayne Airport to Traverse City Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 17 min and has one stopover.

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Fort Wayne to Traverse City bus services, operated by Indian Trails, arrive at Traverse City, MI station.

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Map of how to get from Fort Wayne to Traverse City.
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  • Distance: 253.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

What companies run services between Fort Wayne, IN, USA and Traverse City, MI, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Fort Wayne to Traverse City every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Wayne to Traverse City via Central Station, Ft Wayne, IN, Elkhart Amtrak Station, Elkhart, IN, Kalamazoo, and Grand Rapids in around 12 h 32 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Traverse City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Fort Wayne to Traverse City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
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 Elkhart Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from Chicago Union Station to Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Elkhart, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Elkhart, IN to Kalamazoo, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Book at
hoosierride.com
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $55
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids to Traverse City, MI
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Gary, IN to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Detroit, MI
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Gary, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.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 Detroit, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Wayne to Traverse City is 311 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to drive from Fort Wayne to Traverse City.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Fort Wayne Airport to Traverse City Airport.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Traverse City. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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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 $35 - $45.

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