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

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Drive to Traverse City, fly  •  4h

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

$178 - $611

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Taxi, bus  •  7h 33m

  1. Take a taxi from Manistee to Reed City, MI
  2. Take the bus from Reed City, MI to Grand Rapids, MI
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Detroit, Mi

$159 - $201

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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

$224 - $828

Taxi, bus, train  •  9h 11m

  1. Take a taxi from Manistee to Reed City, MI
  2. Take the bus from Reed City, MI to Grand Rapids, MI
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Kalamazoo Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Kalamazoo Amtrak Station to Detroit Amtrak Station

$178 - $227

Taxi, bus via Madison Heights  •  9h 32m

  1. Take a taxi from Manistee to Reed City, MI
  2. Take the bus from Reed City, MI to Grand Rapids, MI
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to Madison Heights

$164 - $205

Drive  •  4h 45m

  1. Drive from Manistee to Detroit 278.3 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Manistee to Detroit is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Manistee to Detroit is to drive and fly which costs $170 - $650 and takes 4h.

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The distance between Manistee and Detroit is 213 miles. The road distance is 278.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manistee to Detroit without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 7h 33m and costs $150 - $210.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from Manistee to Detroit, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Traverse City Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 3m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manistee to Detroit is 278 miles. It takes approximately 4h 45m to drive from Manistee to Detroit.

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Delta offers flights from Traverse City Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 184+ hotels available in Detroit. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Manistee, MI, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

There is no direct connection from Manistee to Detroit. However, you can take the drive to Traverse City airport, fly to Detroit, take the walk to Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal, then take the line 261 bus to Detroit. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Ludington, take the car ferry to Manitowoc, take the drive to Green Bay airport, fly to Detroit, take the walk to Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal, then take the line 261 bus to Detroit.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Traverse City to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Green Bay to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Green Bay to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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 Detroit Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Reed City, MI to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
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 Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Kalamazoo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Grand Rapids to Madison Heights
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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GoTo Bus
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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