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There are 7 ways to get from Ohio State University to Michigan State University by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Detroit, Mi 1090 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to East Lansing, Mi 4588 / ...

$43 - $103

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Bus Amtrak  •  9h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Toledo, Oh 1090 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toledo Amtrak Station to East Lansing Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Bus via DTW North Terminal  •  11h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Detroit, Mi 1090 / ...
  2. Take the bus from DTW North Terminal to East Lansing Marriott Michigan Flyer

$53 - $105

Drive  •  4h 19m

  1. Drive from Ohio State University to Michigan State University 249.4 miles

$24 - $40

Fly Columbus to Lansing  •  6h 22m

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Lansing (LAN) CMH - LAN

$169 - $912

Fly Columbus to Detroit, bus  •  6h 2m

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Detroit (DTW) CMH - DTW
  2. Take the bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott

$128 - $693

Bus to Dayton, fly to Detroit, bus  •  8h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
  2. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Detroit (DTW) DAY - DTW
  3. Take the bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott

$192 - $603

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The cheapest way to get from Ohio State University to Michigan State University is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Ohio State University to Michigan State University is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ohio State University to Michigan State University. However, there are services departing from Neil Ave & W 11Th Ave and arriving at East Lansing, Mi via Columbus, Oh and Detroit, Mi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 28m.

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The distance between Ohio State University and Michigan State University is 205 miles. The road distance is 249.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Ohio State University to Michigan State University without a car is to bus which takes 9h 28m and costs $40 - $110.

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It takes approximately 9h 28m to get from Ohio State University to Michigan State University, including transfers.

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Ohio State University to Michigan State University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Columbus, Oh station.

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The best way to get from Ohio State University to Michigan State University is to bus which takes 9h 28m and costs $40 - $110. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $160 - $950 and takes 6h 22m.

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There is no direct flight from Columbus Airport to Lansing Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Ohio State University to Michigan State University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at East Lansing, Mi station.

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Map of how to get from Ohio State University to Michigan State University.
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  • Distance: 204.7 miles
  • Duration: 9h 28m

What companies run services between Ohio State University, OH, USA and Michigan State University, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Ohio State University to Michigan State University via Neil Ave & W 11Th Ave, S 3Rd St & E Town St, Columbus, Oh, Detroit, Mi, and East Lansing, Mi in around 9h 28m. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Ohio State University to Michigan State University hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Lansing via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Lansing via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Lansing via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Lansing via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Dayton to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Lansing via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
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 Columbus, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Detroit, Mi to East Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
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 Toledo Amtrak Station to East Lansing Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from DTW North Terminal to East Lansing Marriott
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Ohio State University to Michigan State University is 249 miles. It takes approximately 4h 19m to drive from Ohio State University to Michigan State University.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Columbus Airport to Lansing Airport.

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There are 43+ hotels available in Michigan State University. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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