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There are 5 ways to get from Manistee to Detroit by taxi, bus, car, train, plane or car ferry

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Taxi, bus  •  8 h 8 min

  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 Detroit, Mi

$157 - $213

Cheapest option

Drive to Traverse City, fly  •  4 h 8 min

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

$148 - $371

3 alternative options

Drive, bus, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails, train  •  8 h 58 min

  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 Detroit Amtrak Station

Drive  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Manistee to Detroit 278.3 miles

$27 - $40

Drive, car ferry, drive to Green Bay, fly  •  8 h 7 min

  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

$194 - $778

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

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The quickest way to get from Manistee to Detroit is to drive and fly which costs $140 - $380 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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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 8 h 8 min and costs $150 - $220.

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It takes approximately 8 h 8 min 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 1 h 14 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manistee to Detroit is 278 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 45 min 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 155+ hotels available in Detroit. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manistee to Detroit.
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  • Distance: 212.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 8 min

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 taxi to Reed City, MI, take the bus to Grand Rapids, Mi, then take the bus to Detroit, Mi. Alternatively, 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 Detroit Amtrak Station.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Traverse City to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Green Bay to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
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 Detroit Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Reed City, MI to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
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
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
The Rapid
Website
ridetherapid.org
Bus from Cedar & S Michigan to Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
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
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Ferry operators
SS Badger
Website
ssbadger.com
Car ferry from Ludington to Manitowoc
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
ssbadger.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manistee to Reed City, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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