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

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Bus  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Espanola, ON to Sault Ste Marie, ON
  2. Take the bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace
  3. Take the bus from St. Ignace to Traverse City, MI

$53 - $94

2 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Little Current to Traverse City 362 miles

$45 - $70

Bus, fly  •  10 h 11 min

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

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It takes approximately 11 h 24 min 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 579 km. It takes approximately 7 h 27 min 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 59+ hotels available in Traverse City. Prices start at $94 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: 11 h 24 min

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 Espanola, Espanola, ON, Sault Ste Marie, ON, Sault Ste. Marie, MI, and St. Ignace in around 11 h 24 min.

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
$45 - $390
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Espanola, ON to Sault Ste Marie, ON
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$17 - $26
Online Fare
$21 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $45
Refundable
$35 - $50
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Espanola to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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Ontario Northland
Bus from Little Current to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $25
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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
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from St. Ignace to Traverse City, MI
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
indiantrails.com

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