There are 10 ways to get from Toronto to East Lansing by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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

Train, bus  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Windsor VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to East Lansing, Mi 4590 / ...

$62 - $175

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ann Arbor, MI 5509 / 5534
  2. Take the bus from Blake Transit Center to East Lansing Marriott Michigan Flyer

$46 - $94

8 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 6 min

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

$87 - $231

Train, bus via London  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to London
  2. Take the bus from London, On to Detroit, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to East Lansing, Mi

$68 - $179

Drive  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to East Lansing 296.7 miles

$35 - $60

Fly Toronto to Detroit, bus  •  5 h 57 min

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

$167 - $495

Night bus to Buffalo, fly to Detroit, bus  •  7 h 43 min

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

$171 - $558

Fly Toronto to Sarnia, train  •  6 h 22 min

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

$157 - $264

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Windsor, bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Windsor (YQG) YTZ - YQG
  2. Take the bus from Windsor, ON to Ann Arbor, MI
  3. Take the bus from Blake Transit Center to East Lansing Marriott

$109 - $348

Fly Toronto to Windsor, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Windsor (YQG) YYZ - YQG
  2. Take the bus from Windsor, ON to Ann Arbor, MI
  3. Take the bus from Blake Transit Center to East Lansing Marriott

$116 - $416

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to East Lansing. However, there are services departing from Toronto, ON and arriving at East Lansing Marriott via Blake Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 9 min.

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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 8 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 48 min to get from Toronto to East Lansing, including transfers.

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Toronto to East Lansing bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Toronto, ON station.

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The best way to get from Toronto to East Lansing is to train which takes 8 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 9 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to East Lansing is 475 km. It takes approximately 5 h 9 min 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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Map of how to get from Toronto to East Lansing.
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  • Distance: 266.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 48 min

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, East Lansing Amtrak, and NBD Harrison past Service in around 8 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Toronto to East Lansing via Ann Arbor, MI and Blake Transit Center in around 8 h 9 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Toronto to Sarnia
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $350
Flights from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Windsor
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Train from Toronto to London
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from London to Sarnia
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$45 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Port Huron Amtrak to East Lansing Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
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
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 Detroit, Mi to East Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from London, On to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Night bus from Toronto, On to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ann Arbor, MI
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$29 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$50 - $75
Refundable
$55 - $80
Bus from Windsor, ON to Ann Arbor, MI
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$10 - $15
Online Fare
$11 - $24
Standard Fare
$19 - $27
Refundable
$22 - $35
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from Blake Transit Center to East Lansing Marriott
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Bus from DTW McNamara Terminal to East Lansing Marriott
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com

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