There are 10 ways to get from Niagara Falls to Mackinac Island by bus, train, car or plane

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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

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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

$109 - $270

Train, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails  •  15 h 39 min

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

Bus via Sudbury  •  15 h 57 min

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

$129 - $170

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

Train to Toronto, fly to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  7 h 7 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 - $852

Train to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  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

$125 - $695

Line 40 bus to Buffalo, fly to Pellston, line 1484 bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Main St & Walnut Ave to Ellicott St & MTC
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Pellston (PLN) BUF - PLN
  3. Take the line 1484 bus from Pellston to St. Ignace

$263 - $1,337

Fly Buffalo to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  7 h 25 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

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Niagara Falls to Mackinac Island is to train and fly and bus which costs $120 - $700 and takes 6 h 57 min.

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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 17 h 36 min.

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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 17 h 36 min and costs $90 - $180.

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It takes approximately 14 h 16 min 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 quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Sault Ste Marie Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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

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  • Distance: 342.3 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 16 min

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
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Pellston via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Buffalo to Sault Ste Marie via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
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
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City 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
$35 - $55
Business Plus/Sleeper
$70 - $100
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 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$80 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Train from Aldershot to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Train from London to Sarnia
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$45 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
Train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
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 Port Huron Amtrak to Flint Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
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
Megabus Canada
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 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
$70 - $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

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 Flint to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Toronto to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Book at
Ontario Northland
Bus from Sudbury to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Book at
Ontario Northland
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Main St & Walnut Ave to Ellicott St & MTC
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com

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Air Canada offers flights from Toronto Airport to Sault Ste Marie Airport.

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