There are 4 ways to get from Manitowish Waters to Mackinac Island by night bus, ferry, taxi or plane

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Night bus, ferry  •  10h 29m

  1. Take the night bus from Wakefield to St. Ignace, MI 1489
  2. Take the ferry from Mackinaw to Mackinac Island

$144 - $186

3 alternative options

Taxi to Rhinelander, fly to Sault Ste Marie, night bus, ferry  •  11h 5m

  1. Take a taxi from Manitowish Waters to Rhinelander
  2. Fly from Rhinelander (RHI) to Sault Ste Marie (CIU) RHI - CIU
  3. Take the night bus from Kinross, MI to St. Ignace, MI
  4. Take the ferry from Mackinaw to Mackinac Island

$275 - $717

Taxi to Wausau/Marshfield, fly to Pellston, ferry  •  8h 4m

  1. Take a taxi from Manitowish Waters to Wausau/Marshfield
  2. Fly from Wausau/Marshfield (CWA) to Pellston (PLN) CWA - PLN
  3. Take the ferry from Mackinaw to Mackinac Island

$326 - $774

Night bus to Iron Mountain, fly to Pellston, ferry  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the night bus from Wakefield to Iron Mountain, MI
  2. Fly from Iron Mountain (IMT) to Pellston (PLN) IMT - PLN
  3. Take the ferry from Mackinaw to Mackinac Island

$309 - $771

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The cheapest way to get from Manitowish Waters to Mackinac Island is to night bus and ferry which costs $140 - $190 and takes 10h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Manitowish Waters to Mackinac Island is to taxi and fly and ferry which costs $320 - $800 and takes 8h 4m.

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The distance between Manitowish Waters and Mackinac Island is 255 miles.

The best way to get from Manitowish Waters to Mackinac Island without a car is to night bus and ferry which takes 10h 29m and costs $140 - $190.

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It takes approximately 10h 29m to get from Manitowish Waters to Mackinac Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rhinelander Airport to Sault Ste Marie Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 21m and has one stopover.

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Mackinac Island is 1h ahead of Manitowish Waters. It is currently 1:51 AM in Manitowish Waters and 2:51 AM in Mackinac Island.

Delta offers flights from Rhinelander Airport to Sault Ste Marie Airport.

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There are 78+ hotels available in Mackinac Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Manitowish Waters, WI, USA and Mackinac Island, MI, USA?

There is no direct connection from Manitowish Waters to Mackinac Island. However, you can take the taxi to Wakefield, take the night bus to St. Ignace, MI, take the walk to St. Ignace, MI, take the line 1484 bus to Mackinaw City, MI, take the walk to Mackinaw, then take the ferry to Mackinac Island. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Rhinelander airport, fly to Sault Ste Marie, take the taxi to Kinross, MI, take the night bus to St. Ignace, MI, take the walk to St. Ignace, MI, take the line 1484 bus to Mackinaw City, MI, take the walk to Mackinaw, then take the ferry to Mackinac Island.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rhinelander to Sault Ste Marie via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Rhinelander to Sault Ste Marie via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Wausau/Marshfield to Pellston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Wausau/Marshfield to Pellston via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Iron Mountain to Pellston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Night bus from Wakefield to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Night bus from Kinross, MI to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Night bus from Wakefield to Iron Mountain, MI
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Ferry operators
Sheplers Ferry
Website
sheplersferry.com
Ferry from Mackinaw to Mackinac Island
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
sheplersferry.com
Arnold Line Ferry
Website
arnoldline.com
Ferry from Mackinaw to Mackinac Island
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
mackinacferry.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manitowish Waters to Rhinelander
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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