Ann Arbor to East Lansing coach

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Ann Arbor - East Lansing Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity coaches per day from Ann Arbor to East Lansing. Traveling by coach from Ann Arbor to East Lansing usually takes around one hour and 48 minutes, but the fastest Indian Trails coach can make the trip in just one hour and 45 minutes.

Distance49 mi (79 km)
Shortest duration1h 45m
Cheapest price£11.91
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceIndian Trails
Coach lines1

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What coach companies travel from Ann Arbor to East Lansing?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Ann Arbor to East Lansing. Indian Trails is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Indian Trails21h 48m£11.91
  • Book Indian Trails from Ann Arbor to East Lansing from £12. There are 2 Indian Trails schedules from Ann Arbor to East Lansing and you can expect on average to pay for a Indian Trails ticket to East Lansing. In Ann Arbor, Indian Trails departs to East Lansing from 331 S 4th Ave and no other station. In East Lansing, Indian Trails arrives at 1240 S. Harrison and 1 other station.

    An average trip on Indian Trails from Ann Arbor to East Lansing takes 1 hours and 48 minutes , while the fastest available Indian Trails trip will get you to East Lansing in 1 hours and 45 minutes .

    On weekends, Indian Trails offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to East Lansing.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of one hour and 48 minutes to cover the 49 miles from Ann Arbor to East Lansing. However, the fastest coach only takes an hour and 45 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short coach trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Because many passengers travel from Ann Arbor to East Lansing at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

The first coach leaves at 13:00 and the last coach leaves at 13:00. To see the times for all coaches from Ann Arbor to East Lansing, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 coaches per day from Ann Arbor to East Lansing. Both of these are direct coaches, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring coaches at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Ann Arbor to East Lansing; ticket prices start at £17.46.

City Information

Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor is a quirky city filled with interesting secrets for curious travelers. The first thing to do in Ann Arbor is to check out its crown jewel, the University of Michigan. Boasting as many as 30 libraries and more than 16 museums, the university will fulfill every culturally-inclined traveler’s desires with ease. Nature lovers who enjoy a breath of fresh air should consider hopping on the Huron River Water Trail, which offers plenty of opportunities for paddling. Also don’t miss out on a show at the famous Michigan Theater, which offers retro shows and live acts.

Travelers can enjoy an authentic Ann Arbor culinary experience at Kerrytown, a historic quarter in the city. Located there are the Ann Arbor Farmers Market, as well as Zingerman’s Deli, both of which are local favorites.

The Amtrak station at 325 Depot St serves as the city’s main hub for both bus and train travel. From the station you can catch a bus or train to various cities such as Detroit, Cleveland, Chicago, Pittsburgh, and beyond. Ann Arbor is served by Amtrak’s Wolverine line. The city’s main airport is the Ann Arbor Municipal Airport.

East Lansing

East Lansing, a city shockingly located just east of Lansing, is primarily known as the home of Michigan State University. In fact, around half of its population is composed of students, and some of the city's most visited attractions are situated on the college campus. Among them are the historic W. J. Beal Botanical Garden, the 104-foot-tall Beaumont Tower, the contemporary Broad Art Museum, and the renowned Wharton Center for Performing Arts. Aside from its vibrant college life, East Lansing is also known for its yearly events, such as The East Lansing Film Festival, the largest of its kind in the entire state.

Lake Lansing is a go-to for swimming, fishing, or just getting some fresh air, but you'll also find parks and golf courses all around the city. The tree-lined Grand River Avenue divides the MSU campus from the rest of the city; find some of the city's best shopping and dining in the Grand River area, including HopCat, Beggar's Banquet, and Barrio East Lansing.

Public transit buses connect East Lansing to the closest airport, the Capital Region International Airport. However, it's also easy to take an intercity bus to nearby travel hubs, Detroit and Chicago, by booking a ticket with Greyhound, Indian Trails, or Jefferson Lines. East Lansing is a stop on Amtrak's Blue Water line, which makes train travel in and out of the city a breeze.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Ann Arbor?

Main departure station: 331 S 4th Ave

Most coaches depart from the main station in Ann Arbor.

All coach stations in Ann Arbor:

  • 331 S 4th Ave

Where does the coach arrive in East Lansing?

Main arrival station: East Lansing (Michigan Flyer)

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in East Lansing.

Coach stations in East Lansing:

  • East Lansing (Michigan Flyer)

  • 1240 S. Harrison

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