There are 9 ways to get from Rochester to 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.

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Fly Rochester to Lansing  •  5 h 9 min

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

$163 - $903

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Bus Greyhound Canada  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ann Arbor, MI
  3. Take the bus from Blake Transit Center to East Lansing Marriott

$65 - $128

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Fly Rochester to Detroit, bus  •  5 h 30 min

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

$186 - $418

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Detroit, bus  •  6 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

$168 - $536

Train Amtrak, bus  •  11 h 15 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 Lansing, Mi

$89 - $226

Bus via Cleveland, Oh  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Detroit, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Lansing, Mi

$70 - $172

Train  •  13 h 1 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 - $328

Train, bus via Aldershot  •  13 h 44 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 Lansing, Mi

$94 - $261

Drive  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Lansing 396.2 miles

$35 - $60

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to Lansing. However, there are services departing from Rochester, Ny and arriving at Lansing, Mi via Cleveland, Oh and Detroit, Mi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 20 min.

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The distance between Rochester and Lansing is 354 miles. The road distance is 396.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Lansing without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Rochester to Lansing, including transfers.

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Rochester to Lansing bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Rochester, Ny station.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Lansing is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 20 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 13 h 1 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rochester Airport to Lansing Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 4 min and has one stopover.

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Rochester to Lansing bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Lansing, Mi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to Lansing is 396 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to drive from Rochester to Lansing.

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

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  • Distance: 354.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

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

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Rochester to Lansing hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochester to Lansing via Cleveland, Oh and Detroit, Mi in around 12 h 20 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to Lansing via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Rochester to Lansing via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Lansing via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Rochester to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Train operators
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 Rochester Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 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 20 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
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
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 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $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 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Bus from Blake Transit Center to East Lansing Marriott
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
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 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 Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ann Arbor, MI
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
Frequency
Once 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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Book your Rochester to Lansing bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Rochester Airport is to line 6 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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