There are 4 ways to get from Kalamazoo to East Lansing by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Kalamazoo Amtrak to East Lansing Amtrak Blue Water

$29 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Kalamazoo to Michigan State University 1482

$14 - $19

2 alternative options

Bus via NBD Harrison past Service  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Kalamazoo to East Lansing, MI 1482

$22 - $27

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Kalamazoo to East Lansing 79.8 miles

$7 - $12

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kalamazoo and arriving at Michigan State University. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Kalamazoo and East Lansing is 64 miles. The road distance is 79.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Kalamazoo to East Lansing without a car is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Kalamazoo to East Lansing, including transfers.

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Kalamazoo to East Lansing bus services, operated by Indian Trails, depart from Kalamazoo station.

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The best way to get from Kalamazoo to East Lansing is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 44 min.

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Kalamazoo to East Lansing bus services, operated by Indian Trails, arrive at East Lansing, MI station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kalamazoo to East Lansing is 80 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to drive from Kalamazoo to East Lansing.

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There are 42+ hotels available in East Lansing. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kalamazoo to East Lansing.
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  • Distance: 64.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

What companies run services between Kalamazoo, MI, USA and East Lansing, MI, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Kalamazoo to East Lansing once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 31 min. Alternatively, Indian Trails operates a bus from Kalamazoo to East Lansing twice daily. Tickets cost $19 - $26 and the journey takes 2 h 22 min. Amtrak also services this route once daily.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kalamazoo Amtrak to East Lansing Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Kalamazoo to East Lansing, MI
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Kalamazoo to Michigan State University
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak to East Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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