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There are 8 ways to get from Toronto to Lansing by train, car, plane, bus or shuttle

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Train  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station 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 - $197

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Fly Toronto to Lansing  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Lansing (LAN) YYZ - LAN

$56 - $662

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Drive  •  5h 12m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Lansing 301.4 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Toronto to Detroit, bus  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Detroit (DTW) YYZ - DTW
  2. Take the bus from Detroit Metro Airport to East Lansing, MI

$210 - $479

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Windsor, bus  •  8h 50m

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

$125 - $193

Fly Toronto to Windsor, bus  •  9h 23m

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

$149 - $1,442

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Detroit, bus  •  9h 38m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Detroit (DTW) BUF - DTW
  3. Take the bus from Detroit Metro Airport to East Lansing, MI

$230 - $559

Shuttle, bus  •  10h 55m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport to Windsor, ON - Holiday Inn Ambassador Bridge London Airport
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Lansing, MI 1482 / ...

$75 - $89

Toronto to Lansing by train, car and bus

The journey time between Toronto and Lansing is around 19h 45m and covers a distance of around 297 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 19h 45m. Operated by VIA Rail, Amtrak and Indian Trails, the Toronto to Lansing service departs from Toronto Union Station and arrives in Lansing, MI. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
19h 45m
Fastest journey time:
19h 45m
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$114
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
17:40
Last service departs at:
17:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto to Lansing train, car and bus schedules

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  • Face masks are recommended
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lansing is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lansing is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Lansing is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Lansing is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 5h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Lansing is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 5h 12m.

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The distance between Toronto and Lansing is 270 miles. The road distance is 301.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 8h 25m to get from Toronto to Lansing, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Lansing is to train which takes 8h 25m and costs $140 - $250. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $70 - $850 and takes 6h 24m.

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There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to Lansing Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 21m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Lansing is 301 miles. It takes approximately 5h 12m to drive from Toronto to Lansing.

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Air Canada, American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Toronto Airport to Lansing Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Lansing. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Lansing.
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  • Distance: 269.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 25m

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

You can take a train from Toronto to Lansing via London, Sarnia, Port Huron Amtrak Station, East Lansing Amtrak Station, and East Lansing, MI in around 8h 25m. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Toronto to Lansing hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Lansing via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Lansing via New York JFK, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $330
Flights from Buffalo to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $420
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Windsor
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Flights from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Lansing via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $350
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Lansing via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to London
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$25 - $40
Business
$70 - $85
Economy
$47 - $50
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Train from London to Sarnia
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$17 - $28
Business
$65 - $66
Economy
$37 - $38
EconomyPlus
$40 - $60
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 29m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from Detroit Metro Airport to East Lansing, MI
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Lansing, MI
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Niagara Airbus
Robert Q Airbus
Phone
(519) 679-2707
Email
courier@robertq.com
Website
robertq.com
Shuttle from Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport to Windsor, ON - Holiday Inn Ambassador Bridge
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
reservation.robertq.com

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