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There are 9 ways to get from Niagara Falls to Mackinac Island by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train, bus  •  16h 3m

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Aldershot Lw
  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

$114 - $273

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Bus, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails  •  20h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Niagara Falls, ON to Toronto, ON Ny / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Detroit, MI
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Bay City
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Bay City to St. Ignace, MI

$87 - $169

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Train, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails  •  16h 17m

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Aldershot Lw
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to London
  3. Take the train from London to Sarnia
  4. Take the train from Port Huron Amtrak Station to Flint Amtrak Station
  5. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Flint to St. Ignace, MI

Bus  •  19h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Niagara Falls, ON to Toronto, ON Ny / ...
  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

$91 - $188

Drive  •  8h 24m

  1. Drive from Niagara Falls to Mackinac Island 489.3 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  7h 5m

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

$109 - $702

Train to Toronto, fly to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  7h 17m

  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

$185 - $859

Fly Buffalo to Pellston  •  10h 22m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Pellston (PLN) BUF - PLN

$257 - $1,322

Fly Buffalo to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  8h 38m

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

$221 - $1,128

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

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The quickest way to get from Niagara Falls to Mackinac Island is to train and fly and bus which costs $100 - $700 and takes 7h 5m.

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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 19h 10m.

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The distance between Niagara Falls and Mackinac Island is 342 miles. The road distance is 489.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Niagara Falls to Mackinac Island without a car is to bus which takes 19h 10m and costs $90 - $190.

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It takes approximately 16h 3m to get from Niagara Falls to Mackinac Island, including transfers.

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Niagara Falls to Mackinac Island bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, depart from Niagara Falls, ON station.

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The best way to get from Niagara Falls to Mackinac Island is to bus which takes 19h 10m and costs $90 - $190. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $250 - $1,400 and takes 10h 22m.

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The quickest flight from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Sault Ste Marie Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 24m.

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Niagara Falls to Mackinac Island bus services, operated by Indian Trails, arrive at St. Ignace, MI station.

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Map of how to get from Niagara Falls to Mackinac Island.
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  • Distance: 342.3 miles
  • Duration: 16h 3m

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, Detroit, Mi, Lansing, Mi, and Lansing, MI in around 19h 10m. Alternatively, Delta flies from Niagara Falls to Mackinac Island every 3 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Pellston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Pellston via New York JFK, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Buffalo to Pellston via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Buffalo to Pellston via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Buffalo to Pellston via Boston, Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Buffalo to Sault Ste Marie via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
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
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$16 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $70
Train from Aldershot to Windsor
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $60
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$90 - $130
Train from Aldershot to London
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$60 - $85
Train from London to Sarnia
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$17 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$60 - $85
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Niagara Falls GO to Aldershot GO
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
GO Transit
Train from Niagara Falls GO to Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
GO Transit
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Port Huron Amtrak Station to Flint Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
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 Detroit, Mi to Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Niagara Falls, On to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Toronto, On to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Lansing, MI to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Bay City
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Bay City, MI to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Kinross to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Flint to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bay City to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Megabus Canada
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Niagara Falls, ON to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$13 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $29
Standard Fare
$23 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Detroit, MI
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70

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Yes, the driving distance between Niagara Falls to Mackinac Island is 489 miles. It takes approximately 8h 24m to drive from Niagara Falls to Mackinac Island.

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Porter Airlines offers flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Sault Ste Marie Airport.

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There are 78+ hotels available in Mackinac Island. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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