There are 3 ways to get from Tobermory to Mackinac Island by car, bus or plane

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Drive, bus  •  14 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Tobermory to Birch Island
  2. Take the bus from Espanola, ON to Sault Ste Marie, ON
  3. Take the bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace

$81 - $137

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Drive  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Tobermory to Mackinac Island 508.3 miles

$65 - $100

Drive, fly  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Tobermory to Alpena
  2. Fly from Alpena (APN) to Pellston (PLN) APN - PLN

$203 - $905

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The cheapest way to get from Tobermory to Mackinac Island is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 10 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tobermory to Mackinac Island is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 10 h 12 min.

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The distance between Tobermory and Mackinac Island is 251 km. The road distance is 813.2 km.

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It takes approximately 14 h 56 min to get from Tobermory to Mackinac Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Alpena Airport to Pellston Airport is the direct flight which takes 42 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tobermory to Mackinac Island is 813 km. It takes approximately 10 h 12 min to drive from Tobermory to Mackinac Island.

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Delta offers flights from Alpena Airport to Pellston Airport.

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There are 81+ hotels available in Mackinac Island. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tobermory to Mackinac Island.
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  • Distance: 156.6 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 56 min

What companies run services between Tobermory, ON, Canada and Mackinac Island, MI, USA?

There is no direct connection from Tobermory to Mackinac Island. However, you can take the drive to Birch Island, take the bus to Espanola, take the walk to Espanola, ON, take the bus to Sault Ste Marie, ON, take the drive to Sault Ste. Marie, MI, then take the bus to St. Ignace. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Mackinac Island.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Alpena to Pellston
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Espanola, ON to Sault Ste Marie, ON
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$18 - $26
Online Fare
$21 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $45
Refundable
$35 - $50
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Espanola to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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Ontario Northland
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com

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