There are 9 ways to get from Rochester to East Lansing by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Rochester to Lansing  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Lansing (LAN) ROC - LAN

$165 - $905

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  14 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ann Arbor
  3. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to East Lansing, Mi

$62 - $135

7 alternative options

Fly Rochester to Detroit, bus  •  6 h 43 min

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

$184 - $416

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Detroit, bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Detroit (DTW) BUF - DTW
  3. Take the bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott

$166 - $534

Train Amtrak, bus  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to East Lansing, Mi

$88 - $218

Train  •  12 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester 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 East Lansing Amtrak

$116 - $323

Bus via Cleveland, Oh  •  12 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 252 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  3. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Detroit, Mi
  4. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to East Lansing, Mi

$76 - $183

Train, bus via Aldershot  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Aldershot
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to London
  3. Take the bus from London, On to Detroit, Mi
  4. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to East Lansing, Mi

$94 - $261

Drive  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to East Lansing 391.3 miles

$35 - $60

What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and East Lansing, MI, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Rochester to East Lansing hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rochester to East Lansing via Aldershot, London, Sarnia, Port Huron Amtrak, East Lansing Amtrak, and NBD Harrison past Service in around 12 h 52 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to Lansing via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Rochester to Lansing via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Lansing via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Rochester to Lansing via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Rochester to Lansing via Newark, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Lansing via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Rochester to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Train from Port Huron Amtrak to East Lansing Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
Train from Aldershot to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
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
$50 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $110
Bus operators
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Detroit, Mi to East Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from London, On to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to East Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Buffalo, NY - Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ann Arbor
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$29 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$50 - $75
Refundable
$55 - $80

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Rochester to East Lansing?

The distance between Rochester and East Lansing is 561 km. The road distance is 626 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Rochester to East Lansing?

The cheapest way to get from Rochester to East Lansing is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 49 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Rochester to East Lansing?

The quickest way to get from Rochester to East Lansing is to fly which takes 6 h 13 min and costs $160 - $950.

Is there a direct bus between Rochester and East Lansing?

No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to East Lansing. However, there are services departing from Rochester, Ny and arriving at EBD Gr. River past Abbot Rd via Buffalo, Ny, Cleveland, Oh, Detroit, Mi and NBD Harrison past Service. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 46 min.

How long does it take to get from Rochester to East Lansing?

It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to get from Rochester to East Lansing, including transfers.