Directions from Kalamazoo to Mackinac Island

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Recommended option

Amtrak Thruway  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak to St. Ignace, MI 8364

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids, MI 1487 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to St. Ignace 1484

$45 - $103

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Kalamazoo Amtrak to East Lansing Amtrak Blue Water
  2. Take the bus from Lansing, MI to St. Ignace, MI E Lansing

$65 - $119

Drive  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Kalamazoo to Mackinac Island 314 miles

$30 - $45

Fly Kalamazoo to Pellston  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Kalamazoo (AZO) to Pellston (PLN) AZO - PLN

$389 - $2,037

Fly Kalamazoo to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Kalamazoo (AZO) to Sault Ste Marie (CIU) AZO - CIU
  2. Take the bus from Kinross to St. Ignace

$333 - $1,743

Bus to Detroit, fly to Pellston  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Kalamazoo, Mi to Dearborn Amtrak, Mi
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Pellston (PLN) DTW - PLN

$214 - $433

What companies run services between Kalamazoo, MI, USA and Mackinac Island, MI, USA?

Amtrak operates a bus from Kalamazoo to Mackinac Island once daily, and the journey takes 8 h 20 min. Alternatively, Delta flies from Kalamazoo to Mackinac Island 3 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kalamazoo to Pellston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,000
Flights from Kalamazoo to Sault Ste Marie via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Kalamazoo to Sault Ste Marie via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Flights from Detroit to Pellston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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 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 St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Lansing, MI to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Kalamazoo, Mi to Dearborn Amtrak, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kalamazoo and Mackinac Island is 404 km. The road distance is 502 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kalamazoo to Mackinac Island is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from Kalamazoo to Mackinac Island is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 2 min and costs $330 - $1,800.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak and arriving at St. Ignace, MI. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

The Amtrak Thruway from Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak to St. Ignace, MI takes 8 h 20 min including transfers and departs once daily.