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There are 4 ways to get from Manistee to Kalamazoo by car, bus, taxi, plane or train

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Drive, bus, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails  •  5h 5m

  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

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Fly, train  •  4h 54m

  1. Fly from Manistee (MBL) to Chicago Midway (MDW) MBL - MDW
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Kalamazoo Amtrak Station

$105 - $269

2 alternative options

Taxi, bus  •  5h 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 Kalamazoo

$145 - $218

Drive  •  3h

  1. Drive from Manistee to Kalamazoo 172.2 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Manistee to Kalamazoo is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3h.

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The quickest way to get from Manistee to Kalamazoo is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3h.

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The distance between Manistee and Kalamazoo is 141 miles. The road distance is 172.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manistee to Kalamazoo without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 5h 53m and costs $140 - $220.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Manistee to Kalamazoo, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manistee Airport to Chicago Midway Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manistee to Kalamazoo is 172 miles. It takes approximately 3h to drive from Manistee to Kalamazoo.

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Regional Sky offers flights from Manistee Airport to Chicago Midway Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Kalamazoo. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Manistee to Manistee Airport is to taxi which takes 9m and costs $12 - $16.

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Map of how to get from Manistee to Kalamazoo.
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  • Distance: 140.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 5m

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

There is no direct connection from Manistee to Kalamazoo. However, you can take the drive to Cedar & S Michigan, take the bus to Central Station, take the walk to Grand Rapids, then take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails to Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Reed City, MI, take the bus to Grand Rapids, MI, then take the bus to Kalamazoo.

Airlines
Regional Sky
Website
regionalsky.com
Flights from Manistee to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$23 - $200
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 Chicago Union Station to Kalamazoo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
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 Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $55
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manistee to Reed City, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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