Find bus tickets from Detroit to Mackinaw City
Detroit to Mackinaw City bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||9h 0m|
|Trips per day||2|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Detroit to Mackinaw City right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Detroit to Mackinaw City?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $78.29 was the low point for bus fares from Detroit to Mackinaw City. Buses from Mackinaw City to Detroit are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $78.29 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 9 hours and 13 minutes to cover the 252 miles (406 kilometers) from Detroit, MI to Mackinaw City, MI. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours, The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Mackinaw City at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Detroit?
The first bus leaves at 11:00am and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Detroit to Mackinaw City, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are usually only 2 buses per day from Detroit to Mackinaw City. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Detroit to Mackinaw City; ticket prices start at $115.99.
What bus companies travel from Detroit to Mackinaw City?
There is one bus company that operates from Detroit to Mackinaw City. Indian Trails is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Indian Trails||2||9h 13m||$78.29|
Where does the bus leave from in Detroit?
Most buses depart from the main station in Detroit, Michigan:
- Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St
Where does the bus arrive in Mackinaw City?
All buses from Detroit arrive at one main station in Mackinaw City, Michigan:
- 102 South Huron Ave
Price trends for buses from Detroit to Mackinaw City
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