There are 8 ways to get from Niagara Falls to Mackinac Island by bus, train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  14 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Niagara Falls, ON to Toronto, ON 326
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Sault Ste Marie, ON
  3. Take the bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace

$64 - $135

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  15 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Aldershot
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to Windsor
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Lansing, Mi
  4. Take the bus from Lansing, MI to St. Ignace, MI

$110 - $271

Bus via Lansing, Mi  •  17 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Niagara Falls, ON to Toronto, ON 326
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Detroit, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Lansing, Mi
  4. Take the bus from Lansing, MI to St. Ignace, MI

$92 - $175

Drive  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Niagara Falls to Mackinac Island 489.3 miles

$45 - $70

Line 40 bus to Buffalo, fly to Pellston, bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Rainbow Blvd & 1st St to Ellicott St & MTC
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Pellston (PLN) BUF - PLN
  3. Take the bus from Pellston to St. Ignace

$263 - $1,337

Fly Buffalo to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  8 h 12 min

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

$227 - $1,143

Train to Toronto Island, fly to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
  2. Fly from Toronto Island (YTZ) to Sault Ste Marie (YAM) YTZ - YAM
  3. Take the bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace

$125 - $696

Train to Toronto, fly to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Sault Ste Marie (YAM) YYZ - YAM
  3. Take the bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace

$201 - $853

What companies run services between Niagara Falls, NY, USA and Mackinac Island, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Niagara Falls to Mackinac Island via Toronto, ON, Sault Ste Marie, ON, and Sault Ste. Marie, MI in around 14 h 16 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Pellston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Pellston via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Buffalo to Pellston via New York JFK, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Buffalo to Pellston via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Buffalo to Sault Ste Marie via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Sault Ste Marie via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Toronto Island to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Niagara Falls to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $65
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $35
Economy
$28 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $65
Business
$40 - $55
Business Plus/Sleeper
$70 - $110
Train from Aldershot to Windsor
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $80
Economy Plus
$85 - $120
Business
$80 - $120
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $210
Train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Bus operators
Megabus CA
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Niagara Falls, On to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Toronto, On to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
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
$40 - $100
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $60
Online Fare
$50 - $80
Standard Fare
$65 - $100
Refundable
$75 - $110
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
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 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 Pellston to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
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
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Pellston, MI to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Niagara Frontier
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Rainbow Blvd & 1st St to Ellicott St & MTC
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Niagara Falls and Mackinac Island is 548 km. The road distance is 783 km.

The cheapest way to get from Niagara Falls to Mackinac Island is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Niagara Falls to Mackinac Island is to train and fly and bus which takes 7 h and costs $120 - $700.

No, there is no direct bus from Niagara Falls to Mackinac Island. However, there are services departing from Niagara Falls, ON and arriving at St. Ignace, MI via Toronto, On, Detroit, Mi and Lansing, MI. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 14 h 16 min to get from Niagara Falls to Mackinac Island, including transfers.