There are 3 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

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Grand Rapids to Mackinaw City 238 miles

$23 - $35

Fly  •  7 h 2 min

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

$339 - $1,746

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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 costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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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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The distance between Grand Rapids and Mackinaw City is 202 miles. The road distance is 238 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Rapids to Mackinaw City without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 21 min and costs $35 - $50.

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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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Grand Rapids to Mackinaw City bus services, operated by Indian Trails, depart from Grand Rapids station.

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The best way to get from Grand Rapids to Mackinaw City is to bus which takes 6 h 21 min and costs $35 - $50. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $330 - $1,800 and takes 7 h 2 min.

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

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Grand Rapids to Mackinaw City bus services, operated by Indian Trails, arrive at Mackinaw City station.

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Map of how to get from Grand Rapids to Mackinaw City.
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  • Distance: 201.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

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 4 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Pellston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,800
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

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