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There are 2 ways to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Traverse City by bus or car

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Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Traverse City, MI

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Drive  •  3h 21m

  1. Drive from Sault Ste. Marie to Traverse City 181 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Traverse City is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 3h 21m.

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The fastest way to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Traverse City is to drive which takes 3h 21m and costs $30 - $45.

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The distance between Sault Ste. Marie and Traverse City is 137 miles. The road distance is 181 miles.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Traverse City, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sault Ste. Marie to Traverse City is 181 miles. It takes approximately 3h 21m to drive from Sault Ste. Marie to Traverse City.

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  • Distance: 137 miles
  • Duration: 4h 56m

What companies run services between Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada and Traverse City, MI, USA?

Amtrak operates a bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Traverse City, MI once daily, and the journey takes 4h 49m.

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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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Traverse City, MI
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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