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There are 11 ways to get from New York to East Lansing by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly New York La Guardia to Detroit, bus  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Detroit (DTW) LGA - DTW
  2. Take the bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott

$98 - $405

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  20h 11m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Detroit, Mi 4427
  2. Take the bus from DTW North Terminal to East Lansing Marriott Michigan Flyer

$88 - $200

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Fly Newark to Detroit, bus  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Detroit (DTW) EWR - DTW
  2. Take the bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott

$135 - $442

Fly New York JFK to Detroit, bus  •  6h 29m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Detroit (DTW) JFK - DTW
  2. Take the bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott

$142 - $696

Fly White Plains to Detroit, bus  •  7h 46m

  1. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Detroit (DTW) HPN - DTW
  2. Take the bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott

$155 - $606

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Detroit, bus  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Detroit (DTW) PHL - DTW
  3. Take the bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott

$148 - $505

Fly New York La Guardia to Grand Rapids, bus  •  8h 2m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Grand Rapids (GRR) LGA - GRR
  2. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Lansing, Mi

$119 - $372

Fly Newark to Grand Rapids, bus  •  7h 51m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Grand Rapids (GRR) EWR - GRR
  2. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Lansing, Mi

$171 - $479

Bus Wanda Coach  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to East Lansing Nyc

$103 - $108

Train, bus  •  19h 8m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Toledo Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Toledo Amtrak Station to East Lansing Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  11h 16m

  1. Drive from New York to East Lansing 679 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from New York to East Lansing is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to East Lansing is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $450 and takes 6h 6m.

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The distance between New York and East Lansing is 561 miles. The road distance is 679 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to East Lansing without a car is to bus which takes 11h 30m and costs $100 - $110.

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It takes approximately 6h 17m to get from New York to East Lansing, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 1m.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to East Lansing is 679 miles. It takes approximately 11h 16m to drive from New York to East Lansing.

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Spirit Airlines, Air Canada, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 43+ hotels available in East Lansing. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $17.

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Map of how to get from New York to East Lansing.
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  • Distance: 561 miles
  • Duration: 6h 17m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and East Lansing, MI, USA?

Wanda Coach operates a bus from New York to East Lansing 5 times a week. Tickets cost $80 and the journey takes 11h 20m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Rochester
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Richmond
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from White Plains to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Newark to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Grand Rapids via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Grand Rapids via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Newark to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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
Train from New York Penn Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Bus operators
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Bus from DTW North Terminal to East Lansing Marriott
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from New York, Ny to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$120 - $160
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to East Lansing
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
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 Toledo Amtrak Station to East Lansing Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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