There are 7 ways to get from Green Bay to Mackinac Island by bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Green Bay, WI - Transit to Escanaba Milwaukee
  2. Take the bus from Escanaba, MI to St. Ignace 1489 Ironwood

$48 - $73

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Green Bay, WI to Escanaba, MI 8539
  2. Take the bus from Escanaba, MI to St. Ignace 1489 Ironwood

$30 - $50

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Green Bay to Mackinac Island 252.2 miles

$24 - $40

Fly to Pellston  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Green Bay (GRB) to Pellston (PLN) GRB - PLN

$318 - $1,547

Fly to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Green Bay (GRB) to Sault Ste Marie (CIU) GRB - CIU
  2. Take the bus from Kinross to St. Ignace

$282 - $1,353

Fly to Traverse City, bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Green Bay (GRB) to Traverse City (TVC) GRB - TVC
  2. Take the bus from Traverse City, MI to St. Ignace

$257 - $1,171

Fly to Alpena, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Green Bay (GRB) to Alpena (APN) GRB - APN
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Alpena to St. Ignace, MI

$354 - $1,579

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Green Bay to Mackinac Island is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Green Bay to Mackinac Island is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The distance between Green Bay and Mackinac Island is 185 miles. The road distance is 252.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 8 h 3 min to get from Green Bay to Mackinac Island, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Green Bay to Mackinac Island. However, there are services departing from Green Bay, WI - Transit and arriving at St. Ignace via Escanaba, MI. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 3 min.

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What companies run services between Green Bay, WI, USA and Mackinac Island, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Green Bay to Mackinac Island via Escanaba and Escanaba, MI in around 8 h 3 min. Alternatively, Delta flies from Green Bay to Mackinac Island 5 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Green Bay to Pellston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Green Bay to Pellston via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Flights from Green Bay to Sault Ste Marie via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Green Bay to Sault Ste Marie via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Green Bay to Traverse City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Green Bay to Traverse City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Green Bay to Traverse City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Green Bay to Alpena via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Green Bay to Alpena via Detroit, Pellston
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Green Bay to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Green Bay to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Green Bay, WI - Transit to Escanaba
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
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 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 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
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Green Bay, WI to Escanaba, MI
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Alpena to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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