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There are 5 ways to get from New York to Traverse City by plane, bus or car

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Fly from New York La Guardia  •  4h 1m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Traverse City (TVC) LGA - TVC

$209 - $978

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Bus Wanda Coach  •  18h 21m

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

$103 - $110

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Fly from Newark  •  4h 6m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Traverse City (TVC) EWR - TVC

$231 - $535

Bus Greyhound USA  •  24h 23m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Detroit, Mi
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to Traverse City, MI

$107 - $243

Drive  •  14h 29m

  1. Drive from New York to Traverse City 857.8 miles

$80 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Traverse City is to drive which costs $80 - $130 and takes 14h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Traverse City is to fly which costs $200 - $1,000 and takes 4h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Traverse City. However, there are services departing from New York, NY - 3 Allen St and arriving at Traverse City, MI via Division & Maplelawn and Grand Rapids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 21m.

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The distance between New York and Traverse City is 655 miles. The road distance is 857.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Traverse City without a car is to bus which takes 18h 21m and costs $100 - $110.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from New York to Traverse City, including transfers.

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New York to Traverse City 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 Traverse City is to fly which takes 4h 1m and costs $200 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $110 and takes 18h 21m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Traverse City Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 16m.

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New York to Traverse City bus services, operated by Indian Trails, arrive at Traverse City, MI station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Traverse City.
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  • Distance: 655.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 1m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Traverse City, MI, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from New York to Traverse City every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Traverse City via Grand Rapids, Division & Maplelawn, Division & Wealthy, and Grand Rapids in around 18h 21m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Traverse City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Traverse City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Traverse City via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Newark to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Newark to Traverse City via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Bus operators
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids to Traverse City, MI
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
indiantrails.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.

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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
14h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Traverse City is 858 miles. It takes approximately 14h 29m to drive from New York to Traverse City.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Traverse City Airport.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Traverse City. Prices start at $76 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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