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There are 5 ways to get from Sterling Heights to East Lansing by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Heights to East Lansing Nyc

Cheapest option

Line 510 bus, bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 510 bus from Van Dyke @ 17 Mile Rd to Michigan @ Washington B 510 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to East Lansing, MI 1493

$23 - $29

3 alternative options

Line 510 bus, line 261 bus, bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 510 bus from Van Dyke @ 17 Mile Rd to Michigan @ Washington B 510 / ...
  2. Take the line 261 bus from Michigan & Cass to Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal 261
  3. Take the bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott

$27 - $39

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Sterling Heights to East Lansing 89.9 miles

$8 - $13

Line 510 bus, fly, line 01 bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 510 bus from Van Dyke @ 17 Mile Rd to Michigan @ Washington B
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Lansing (LAN) DTW - LAN
  3. Take the line 01 bus from CATA Trans Center to EBD Gr. River past Abbot Rd

$178 - $1,008

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The cheapest way to get from Sterling Heights to East Lansing is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sterling Heights to East Lansing is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sterling Heights to East Lansing. However, there are services departing from Van Dyke @ 17 Mile Rd and arriving at EBD Gr. River past Abbot Rd via Rosa Parks Transit 49 Eb, Detroit, MI and NBD Harrison past Service. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between Sterling Heights and East Lansing is 75 miles. The road distance is 89.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Sterling Heights to East Lansing without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Sterling Heights to East Lansing, including transfers.

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Sterling Heights to East Lansing bus services, operated by Southeast Michigan SMART, depart from Van Dyke @ 17 Mile Rd station.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Lansing Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Sterling Heights to East Lansing bus services, operated by Indian Trails, arrive at East Lansing, MI station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sterling Heights to East Lansing is 90 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to drive from Sterling Heights to East Lansing.

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  • Distance: 75.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

What companies run services between Sterling Heights, MI, USA and East Lansing, MI, USA?

Wanda Coach operates a bus from Sterling Heights to East Lansing 5 times a week, and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Lansing
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Bus operators
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Madison Heights to East Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Southeast Michigan SMART
Phone
+1 866-962-5515
Website
smartbus.org
Bus from Van Dyke @ 17 Mile Rd to Michigan @ Washington B
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from Michigan & Cass to Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to East Lansing, MI
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Capital Area Transportation Authority
Phone
+1 517-394-1100
Website
cata.org
Bus from CATA Trans Center to EBD Gr. River past Abbot Rd
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cata.org

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