There are 4 ways to get from New York to Traverse City by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 6 min

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

$231 - $537

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Bus Wanda Coach  •  18 h 21 min

  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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Bus Greyhound USA  •  24 h 44 min

  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

$110 - $253

Drive  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Drive from New York to Traverse City 857.8 miles

$80 - $130

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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 18 h 21 min.

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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 18 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min 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 4 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Traverse City Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 29 min.

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

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Newark Airport to Traverse City Airport.

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  • Distance: 655.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

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

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from New York to Traverse City every 2 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 18 h 21 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Traverse City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Traverse City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,100
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 37 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
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
12 h 50 min
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
3 h 45 min
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
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 Grand Rapids, Mi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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