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

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Bus  •  13h 15m

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

$92 - $122

2 alternative options

Drive  •  7h 27m

  1. Drive from Little Current to Traverse City 362 miles

$45 - $70

Bus, fly  •  10h 1m

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

$122 - $493

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manitoulin Island to Traverse City is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 7h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Manitoulin Island to Traverse City is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 7h 27m.

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The distance between Manitoulin Island and Traverse City is 251 km. The road distance is 579.2 km.

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It takes approximately 13h 15m 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 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manitoulin Island to Traverse City is 579 km. It takes approximately 7h 27m 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 58+ hotels available in Traverse City. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manitoulin Island to Traverse City.
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  • Distance: 156.9 miles
  • Duration: 13h 15m

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

You can take a bus from Little Current to Traverse City via Sudbury, Sault Ste Marie, Sault Ste. Marie, MI, and St. Ignace in around 13h 15m.

Airlines
Bearskin Lake Air
Website
bearskinairlines.com
Flights from Sudbury to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Bus operators
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Little Current to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $25
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Ontario Northland
Bus from Sudbury to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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Ontario Northland
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from St. Ignace to Traverse City, MI
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
indiantrails.com

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