There are 3 ways to get from Manitoulin Island to Traverse City by bus, night bus, car or plane

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Bus, night bus  •  13h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Little Current to Sudbury
  2. Take the bus from Sudbury to Sault Ste Marie
  3. Take the night bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace, MI
  4. Take the bus from St. Ignace, MI to Traverse City, MI

$77 - $112

2 alternative options

Drive  •  7h 15m

  1. Drive from Little Current to Traverse City 362.1 miles

$45 - $70

Bus, fly, night bus  •  10h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Little Current to Sudbury
  2. Fly from Sudbury (YSB) to Sault Ste Marie (YAM) YSB - YAM
  3. Take the night bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace, MI
  4. Take the bus from St. Ignace, MI to Traverse City, MI

$427 - $673

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The cheapest way to get from Manitoulin Island to Traverse City is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 7h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Manitoulin Island to Traverse City is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 7h 15m.

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The distance between Manitoulin Island and Traverse City is 157 miles. The road distance is 362.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 13h 57m to get from Manitoulin Island to Traverse City, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sudbury Airport to Sault Ste Marie Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manitoulin Island to Traverse City is 362 miles. It takes approximately 7h 15m to drive from Manitoulin Island to Traverse City.

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Bearskin Lake Air offers flights from Sudbury Airport to Sault Ste Marie Airport.

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There are 102+ hotels available in Traverse City. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Manitoulin Island, ON, Canada and Traverse City, MI, USA?

There is no direct connection from Manitoulin Island to Traverse City. However, you can take the bus to Sudbury, take the bus to Sault Ste Marie, take the drive to Sault Ste. Marie, MI, take the night bus to St. Ignace, MI, take the walk to St. Ignace, MI, then take the bus to Traverse City, MI. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Traverse City.

Airlines
Bearskin Lake Air
Website
bearskinairlines.com
Flights from Sudbury to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Bus operators
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Little Current to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
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Ontario Northland
Bus from Sudbury to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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Ontario Northland
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Night bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from St. Ignace, MI to Traverse City, MI
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
indiantrails.com

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