There are 7 ways to get from Toronto to Mackinac Island by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Sault Ste Marie (YAM) YTZ - YAM
  2. Take the bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace

$97 - $618

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Sault Ste Marie, ON 5603
  2. Take the bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace 1489 Ironwood

$50 - $111

5 alternative options

Fly Toronto to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Sault Ste Marie (YAM) YYZ - YAM
  2. Take the bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace

$174 - $776

Fly Toronto to Pellston  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Pellston (PLN) YYZ - PLN

$267 - $1,928

Fly Toronto to Sault Ste Marie, bus #2  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Sault Ste Marie (CIU) YYZ - CIU
  2. Take the bus from Kinross to St. Ignace

$231 - $1,634

Train, bus  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Windsor
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Lansing, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Lansing, MI to St. Ignace, MI

$92 - $214

Drive  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Mackinac Island 482.1 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Mackinac Island is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 8 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Mackinac Island is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $800 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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The distance between Toronto and Mackinac Island is 491 km. The road distance is 771.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Toronto to Mackinac Island, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Mackinac Island is to fly which takes 7 h 36 min and costs $340 - $2,500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $150 and takes 11 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Sault Ste Marie Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 19 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Mackinac Island is 771 km. It takes approximately 8 h 14 min to drive from Toronto to Mackinac Island.

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Porter Airlines offers flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Sault Ste Marie Airport.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Mackinac Island.
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  • Distance: 306.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

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

Delta and Air Canada fly from Toronto to Mackinac Island every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Toronto to Mackinac Island via Sault Ste Marie, ON and Sault Ste. Marie, MI in around 11 h 31 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Pellston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from Toronto to Sault Ste Marie via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Toronto to Sault Ste Marie via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,100
Flights from Toronto to Sault Ste Marie via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
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
Bus operators
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
Bus from Kinross to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Lansing, MI to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Sault Ste Marie, ON
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $60
Online Fare
$50 - $80
Standard Fare
$65 - $100
Refundable
$70 - $110
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 Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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