There are 11 ways to get from New York to Mackinac Island 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 Newark to Pellston  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Pellston (PLN) EWR - PLN

$290 - $1,437

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Bus Wanda Coach  •  21 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Grand Rapids Nyc
  2. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to St. Ignace 1484

$115 - $130

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Fly Newark to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Sault Ste Marie (CIU) EWR - CIU
  2. Take the bus from Kinross to St. Ignace

$254 - $1,143

Fly Newark to Traverse City, bus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Traverse City (TVC) EWR - TVC
  2. Take the bus from Traverse City, MI to St. Ignace

$249 - $561

Fly Newark to Sault Ste Marie, bus #2  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Sault Ste Marie (YAM) EWR - YAM
  2. Take the bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace

$217 - $685

Fly Newark to Alpena, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Alpena (APN) EWR - APN
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Alpena to St. Ignace, MI

$326 - $1,469

Fly New York La Guardia to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Sault Ste Marie (YAM) LGA - YAM
  2. Take the bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace

$245 - $2,026

Bus Greyhound USA  •  24 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Detroit, Mi
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Lansing, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Lansing, MI to St. Ignace, MI

$116 - $249

Train, bus  •  25 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from New York to Toronto
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Sault Ste Marie, ON
  3. Take the bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace

$120 - $354

Train, Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  26 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Toledo Amtrak
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Toledo, OH Amtrak to East Lansing, MI - Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to St. Ignace, MI

Drive  •  14 h 51 min

  1. Drive from New York to Mackinac Island 899.4 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from New York to Mackinac Island. However, there are services departing from New York, NY - 3 Allen St and arriving at St. Ignace via Division & Maplelawn and Grand Rapids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 11 min.

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The distance between New York and Mackinac Island is 650 miles. The road distance is 899.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Mackinac Island without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 53 min to get from New York to Mackinac Island, including transfers.

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New York to Mackinac Island bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, depart from New York, NY - 3 Allen St station.

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The best way to get from New York to Mackinac Island is to fly which takes 7 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 21 h 11 min.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Pellston Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 57 min and has one stopover.

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New York to Mackinac Island bus services, operated by Indian Trails, arrive at St. Ignace station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Mackinac Island is 899 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 51 min to drive from New York to Mackinac Island.

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Newark Airport to Pellston Airport.

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  • Distance: 650.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 53 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Mackinac Island, MI, USA?

Delta and United Airlines fly from New York to Mackinac Island every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Mackinac Island via Grand Rapids, Division & Maplelawn, Division & Wealthy, and Grand Rapids in around 21 h 11 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Sault Ste Marie via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,000
Flights from Newark to Sault Ste Marie via Ottawa, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,000
Flights from Newark to Sault Ste Marie via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $2,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sault Ste Marie via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $2,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sault Ste Marie via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Pellston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Sault Ste Marie via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Sault Ste Marie via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Traverse City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Alpena via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Alpena via Detroit, Pellston
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Sault Ste Marie via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Newark to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Toronto
Ave. Duration
12 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$70 - $100
Economy
$120 - $170
Economy Plus
$170 - $250
Business
$180 - $260
Business Plus/Sleeper
$320 - $450
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
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
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Kinross to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Traverse City, MI to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
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 Alpena to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Lansing, MI to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Alpena to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Toledo, OH Amtrak to East Lansing, MI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from East Lansing to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
wandacoach.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 New York, Ny to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Sault Ste Marie, ON
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$35 - $60
Online Fare
$50 - $80
Standard Fare
$65 - $95
Refundable
$70 - $110

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