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There are 6 ways to get from Manistee to Ann Arbor by car, bus, train, taxi, plane or car ferry

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

Drive, bus, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails, train  •  8h 4m

  1. Drive from Manistee to Cedar & S Michigan
  2. Take the bus from Cedar & S Michigan to Central Station 100
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Grand Rapids to Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Kalamazoo Amtrak Station to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station

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Drive to Traverse City, fly  •  4h 9m

  1. Drive from Manistee to Traverse City
  2. Fly from Traverse City (TVC) to Detroit (DTW) TVC - DTW

$153 - $380

4 alternative options

Taxi, bus via CATA Trans Center  •  8h 40m

  1. Take a taxi from Manistee to Reed City, MI
  2. Take the bus from Reed City, MI to Grand Rapids
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Lansing, Mi
  4. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to Blake Transit Center

$166 - $218

Taxi, bus  •  8h 53m

  1. Take a taxi from Manistee to Reed City, MI
  2. Take the bus from Reed City, MI to Grand Rapids
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Jackson, Mi
  4. Take the bus from Jackson, MI to Ann Arbor, MI

$166 - $221

Drive  •  4h 19m

  1. Drive from Manistee to Ann Arbor 253.1 miles

$24 - $40

Drive, car ferry, drive to Green Bay, fly  •  8h 8m

  1. Drive from Manistee to Ludington
  2. Take the car ferry from Ludington to Manitowoc
  3. Drive from Manitowoc to Green Bay
  4. Fly from Green Bay (GRB) to Detroit (DTW) GRB - DTW

$199 - $787

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manistee to Ann Arbor is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Manistee to Ann Arbor is to drive and fly which costs $150 - $380 and takes 4h 9m.

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The distance between Manistee and Ann Arbor is 189 miles. The road distance is 253.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Manistee to Ann Arbor without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 8h 40m and costs $160 - $220.

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It takes approximately 8h 4m to get from Manistee to Ann Arbor, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Traverse City Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manistee to Ann Arbor is 253 miles. It takes approximately 4h 19m to drive from Manistee to Ann Arbor.

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Delta offers flights from Traverse City Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Ann Arbor. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manistee to Ann Arbor.
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  • Distance: 189.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 4m

What companies run services between Manistee, MI, USA and Ann Arbor, MI, USA?

There is no direct connection from Manistee to Ann Arbor. However, you can take the drive to Cedar & S Michigan, take the bus to Central Station, take the walk to Grand Rapids, take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails to Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak, take the walk to Kalamazoo Amtrak Station, then take the train to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Reed City, MI, take the bus to Grand Rapids, Mi, take the bus to Lansing, Mi, take the walk to CATA Trans Center, take the line 01 bus to EBD Gr. River past Abbot Rd, take the walk to East Lansing Marriott, then take the bus to Blake Transit Center.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Traverse City to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Green Bay to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kalamazoo Amtrak Station to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
The Rapid
Website
ridetherapid.org
Bus from Cedar & S Michigan to Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
connect.ridetherapid.org
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Grand Rapids to Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Reed City, MI to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Jackson, Mi
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from East Lansing Marriott to Blake Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Ferry operators
SS Badger
Website
ssbadger.com
Car ferry from Ludington to Manitowoc
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
ssbadger.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manistee to Reed City, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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