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There are 9 ways to get from Toronto to East Lansing by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Toronto to London
  2. Take the train from London to Sarnia
  3. Take the train from Port Huron Amtrak Station to East Lansing Amtrak Station

$115 - $245

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Bus Greyhound Canada  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Ann Arbor, MI Toronto
  2. Take the bus from Blake Transit Center to East Lansing Marriott Michigan Flyer

$45 - $93

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Bus First Choice Bus Service  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Windsor International Transit Terminal Toronto-Windsor / ...
  2. Take the bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott Michigan Flyer

$51 - $99

Drive  •  5h 9m

  1. Drive from Toronto to East Lansing 296.7 miles

$35 - $60

Fly Toronto to Detroit, bus  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Detroit (DTW) YYZ - DTW
  2. Take the bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott

$167 - $494

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Detroit, bus  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Detroit (DTW) BUF - DTW
  3. Take the bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott

$168 - $528

Fly Toronto to Sarnia, train  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Sarnia (YZR) YYZ - YZR
  2. Take the train from Port Huron Amtrak Station to East Lansing Amtrak Station

$157 - $263

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Windsor, bus  •  7h 31m

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Windsor (YQG) YTZ - YQG
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to East Lansing, Mi

$103 - $338

Fly Toronto to Windsor, bus  •  7h 38m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Windsor (YQG) YYZ - YQG
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to East Lansing, Mi

$110 - $405

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to East Lansing is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 5h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to East Lansing is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 5h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to East Lansing. However, there are services departing from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street and arriving at East Lansing Marriott via Windsor Transit Terminal, Jefferson + Griswold and DTW McNamara Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 39m.

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The distance between Toronto and East Lansing is 426 km. The road distance is 474.8 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to East Lansing without a car is to bus which takes 8h 39m and costs $65 - $130.

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It takes approximately 8h 4m to get from Toronto to East Lansing, including transfers.

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Toronto to East Lansing bus services, operated by First Choice Bus Service, depart from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street station.

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The best way to get from Toronto to East Lansing is to train which takes 8h 4m and costs $150 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $130 and takes 8h 39m.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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Toronto to East Lansing bus services, operated by Michigan Flyer, arrive at East Lansing Marriott station.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to East Lansing.
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  • Distance: 266.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 4m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and East Lansing, MI, USA?

You can take a train from Toronto to East Lansing via London, Sarnia, Port Huron Amtrak Station, East Lansing Amtrak Station, and NBD Harrison past Service in around 8h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Toronto to East Lansing via Windsor Transit Terminal, Griswold at Congress, Jefferson + Griswold, and DTW McNamara Terminal in around 8h 39m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Toronto to Sarnia
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $350
Flights from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Windsor
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to London
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$65 - $95
Train from London to Sarnia
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$17 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Port Huron Amtrak Station to East Lansing Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
First Choice Bus Service
Phone
647-561-9346
Website
firstchoicebusservice.com
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Windsor International Transit Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
firstchoicebusservice.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Windsor, ON
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$24 - $35
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $60
Refundable
$45 - $70
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Ann Arbor, MI
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$28 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$55 - $80
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Toronto, On to Windsor, On
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Toronto, On to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Detroit, Mi to East Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Bus from Blake Transit Center to East Lansing Marriott
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Megabus Canada

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to East Lansing is 475 km. It takes approximately 5h 9m to drive from Toronto to East Lansing.

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Air Canada and Delta offer flights from Toronto Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 43+ hotels available in East Lansing. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25m and costs $5 - $13.

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