There are 5 ways to get from Royal Oak to Traverse City by train, plane, bus 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

Train, fly  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Royal Oak Amtrak to Dearborn Amtrak
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Traverse City (TVC) DTW - TVC

$177 - $416

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Southfield, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi 4592 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to Traverse City, MI 1484

$46 - $84

3 alternative options

Train, Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Royal Oak Amtrak to Kalamazoo Amtrak
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Kalamazoo, MI to Grand Rapids, MI
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to Traverse City, MI

Bus via East Lansing, Mi  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Pontiac, MI to East Lansing, MI
  2. Take the bus from East Lansing, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to Traverse City, MI

$50 - $81

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Royal Oak to Traverse City 245.7 miles

$24 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Royal Oak to Traverse City is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Royal Oak to Traverse City is to train and fly which costs $170 - $420 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Royal Oak and Traverse City is 201 miles. The road distance is 245.7 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Royal Oak to Traverse City, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Royal Oak to Traverse City. However, there are services departing from 9 Mile Rd.& Woodward and arriving at Traverse City, MI via 9 Mile & Providence Dr, Southfield, Mi and Grand Rapids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 8 min.

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What companies run services between Royal Oak, MI, USA and Traverse City, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Royal Oak to Traverse City via 9 Mile & Providence Dr, Lahser & 11 Mile, Southfield, Mi, Grand Rapids, Mi, and Grand Rapids in around 9 h 8 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Royal Oak Amtrak to Dearborn Amtrak
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Room
$120 - $180
Train from Royal Oak Amtrak to Kalamazoo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Southfield, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from East Lansing, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids to Traverse City, MI
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Pontiac, MI to East Lansing, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com

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