There are 5 ways to get from Grand Rapids to Mackinaw City by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to Mackinaw City 1484

$35 - $50

4 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Grand Rapids to Mackinaw City 238 miles

$23 - $35

Fly to Pellston  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Pellston (PLN) GRR - PLN

$334 - $1,819

Fly to Traverse City, bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Traverse City (TVC) GRR - TVC
  2. Take the bus from Traverse City, MI to Mackinaw City

$254 - $1,343

Fly to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Sault Ste Marie (CIU) GRR - CIU
  2. Take the bus from Kinross to St. Ignace

$293 - $1,532

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Rapids to Mackinaw City is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Rapids to Mackinaw City is to drive which takes 4 h 7 min and costs $23 - $35.

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The distance between Grand Rapids and Mackinaw City is 322 km. The road distance is 381 km.

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The bus from Grand Rapids to Mackinaw City takes 6 h 21 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Grand Rapids and arriving at Mackinaw City. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 21 min.

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What companies run services between Grand Rapids, MI, USA and Mackinaw City, MI, USA?

Indian Trails operates a bus from Grand Rapids to Mackinaw City once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 21 min. Alternatively, Delta flies from Grand Rapids to Mackinaw City 5 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Pellston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,800
Flights from Grand Rapids to Traverse City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to Traverse City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Grand Rapids to Traverse City via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Grand Rapids to Traverse City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Grand Rapids to Sault Ste Marie via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Grand Rapids to Sault Ste Marie via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Grand Rapids to Sault Ste Marie via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Sault Ste Marie via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Sault Ste Marie via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from Grand Rapids to Sault Ste Marie via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Grand Rapids to Traverse City via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to Traverse City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids to Mackinaw City
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Traverse City, MI to Mackinaw City
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
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

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