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There are 9 ways to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Mackinac Island 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 to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Sault Ste Marie (CIU) SEA - CIU
  2. Take the bus from Kinross to St. Ignace

$296 - $1,187

Cheapest option

Fly to Marquette, bus  •  14h 7m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Marquette (MQT) SEA - MQT
  2. Take the bus from Gwinn to Gladstone
  3. Take the bus from Gladstone to St. Ignace

$226 - $785

7 alternative options

Fly to Pellston  •  8h 27m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Pellston (PLN) SEA - PLN

$291 - $1,031

Fly to Traverse City, bus  •  9h 55m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Traverse City (TVC) SEA - TVC
  2. Take the bus from Traverse City, MI to St. Ignace

$270 - $1,041

Fly to Sault Ste Marie, bus #2  •  11h 42m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Sault Ste Marie (YAM) SEA - YAM
  2. Take the bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace

$422 - $2,160

Fly to Alpena, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails  •  11h 27m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Alpena (APN) SEA - APN
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Alpena to St. Ignace, MI

$334 - $1,122

Bus, train  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Spokane, Wa
  2. Take the train from Spokane Amtrak Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
  3. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Gladstone
  4. Take the bus from Gladstone to St. Ignace

$321 - $901

Train, bus  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Escanaba
  3. Take the bus from Escanaba, MI to St. Ignace

$323 - $918

Drive  •  35h 32m

  1. Drive from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Mackinac Island 2186.5 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Mackinac Island is to drive which costs $210 - $310 and takes 35h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Mackinac Island is to fly and bus which costs $290 - $1,200 and takes 7h 55m.

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The distance between Seattle Airport (SEA) and Mackinac Island is 1776 miles. The road distance is 2186.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Mackinac Island without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 7h and costs $320 - $900.

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It takes approximately 7h 55m to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Mackinac Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Seattle Airport to Sault Ste Marie Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 16m and has one stopover.

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Mackinac Island is 3h ahead of Seattle Airport (SEA). It is currently 10:37 PM in Seattle Airport (SEA) and 1:37 AM in Mackinac Island.

Yes, the driving distance between Seattle Airport (SEA) to Mackinac Island is 2187 miles. It takes approximately 35h 32m to drive from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Mackinac Island.

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Delta offers flights from Seattle Airport to Sault Ste Marie Airport.

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There are 78+ hotels available in Mackinac Island. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Mackinac Island.
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  • Distance: 1776.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 55m

What companies run services between Seattle Airport (SEA), USA and Mackinac Island, MI, USA?

Delta and Spirit Airlines fly from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Mackinac Island every 4 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Sault Ste Marie via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Sault Ste Marie via Calgary, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Sault Ste Marie via Portland, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Sault Ste Marie via Edmonton, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Sault Ste Marie via Detroit
Ave. Duration
13h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Sault Ste Marie via Denver, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11h 23m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Sault Ste Marie via Boise, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Pellston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Seattle to Pellston via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Seattle to Pellston via Chicago O'Hare, Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 52m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Seattle to Pellston via Vancouver, Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 54m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Seattle to Traverse City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Traverse City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Traverse City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10h 56m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Traverse City via Indianapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Alpena via Detroit, Pellston
Ave. Duration
10h 33m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Seattle to Alpena via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Seattle to Alpena via Denver, Detroit
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Seattle to Alpena via Chicago O'Hare, Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Seattle to Marquette via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Marquette via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Marquette via Portland, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Marquette via Denver, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Marquette via Spokane, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Marquette via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Marquette via Indianapolis, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Marquette via Vancouver, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Marquette via Calgary, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Marquette via Edmonton, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Marquette via Tucson, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Traverse City via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Traverse City via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Traverse City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
11h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Marquette via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Marquette via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Sault Ste Marie via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,200
Flights from Seattle to Sault Ste Marie via Vancouver, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,200
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Spokane Amtrak Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
34h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$390 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
43h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$460 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$950 - $1,400
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Kinross to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Traverse City, MI to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Alpena to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Gwinn to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Gladstone to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Escanaba
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Escanaba, MI to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
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 Alpena to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Escanaba, MI
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Spokane, Wa
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $80

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