East Lansing to Bay City coach

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East Lansing - Bay City Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity coaches per day from East Lansing to Bay City. Traveling by coach from East Lansing to Bay City usually takes around 2 hours and 41 minutes, but the fastest Indian Trails coach can make the trip in 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance66 mi (107 km)
Shortest duration2h 20m
Cheapest price£14.96
Most frequent serviceIndian Trails
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What coach companies travel from East Lansing to Bay City?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from East Lansing to Bay City. Indian Trails connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Indian Trails32h 41m£14.96
  • Book Indian Trails from East Lansing to Bay City from £15. There are 3 Indian Trails schedules from East Lansing to Bay City and you can expect on average to pay for a Indian Trails ticket to Bay City. In East Lansing, Indian Trails departs to Bay City from East Lansing (Michigan Flyer) and 1 other station. In Bay City, Indian Trails arrives at Central Bus Term - 1124 Washington Ave and no other station.

    An average trip on Indian Trails from East Lansing to Bay City takes 2 hours and 41 minutes , while the fastest available Indian Trails trip will get you to Bay City in 2 hours and 20 minutes .

    On weekends, Indian Trails offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Bay City.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 2 hours and 41 minutes to cover the 66 miles from East Lansing to Bay City. However, the fastest coach only takes 2 hours and 20 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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.

"With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for coach travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

The first coach leaves at 12:00 and the last coach leaves at 13:00. To see the times for all coaches from East Lansing to Bay City, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled coaches that travel from East Lansing to Bay City every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which coach you take, you will have to transfer coaches at least once during your journey.

City Information

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 East Lansing?

Main departure station: East Lansing (Michigan Flyer)

East Lansing has two coach stations with service to Bay City.

All coach stations in East Lansing:

  • East Lansing (Michigan Flyer)

  • 1240 S. Harrison

Where does the coach arrive in Bay City?

Main arrival station: Central Bus Term - 1124 Washington Ave

All coaches from East Lansing arrive at one main station in Bay City.

Coach stations in Bay City:

  • Central Bus Term - 1124 Washington Ave

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