East Lansing to Pontiac coach

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East Lansing - Pontiac Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 9 intercity coaches per day from East Lansing to Pontiac. Traveling by coach from East Lansing to Pontiac usually takes around 2 hours and 44 minutes, but the fastest Indian Trails coach can make the trip in just one hour and 55 minutes.

Distance61 mi (98 km)
Shortest duration1h 55m
Cheapest price£14.29
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceIndian Trails
Coach lines1

Price trends for coaches from East Lansing to Pontiac

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What coach companies travel from East Lansing to Pontiac?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from East Lansing to Pontiac. 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 Trails92h 44m£14.29
  • Book Indian Trails from East Lansing to Pontiac from £14. There are 9 Indian Trails schedules from East Lansing to Pontiac and you can expect on average to pay for a Indian Trails ticket to Pontiac. In East Lansing, Indian Trails departs to Pontiac from East Lansing (Michigan Flyer) and 1 other station. In Pontiac, Indian Trails arrives at Transp Ctr - 51000 Woodward Ave and no other station.

    An average trip on Indian Trails from East Lansing to Pontiac takes 2 hours and 44 minutes , while the fastest available Indian Trails trip will get you to Pontiac in 1 hours and 55 minutes .

    On weekends, Indian Trails offers 9 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Pontiac.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 2 hours and 44 minutes to cover the 61 miles from East Lansing to Pontiac. However, the fastest coach only takes an hour and 55 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.

"Travelers prefer riding the coach on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Pontiac. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, 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 12:00 and the last coach leaves at 16:00. To see the times for all coaches from East Lansing to Pontiac, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 9 scheduled coaches that travel from East Lansing to Pontiac every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from East Lansing to Pontiac; ticket prices start at £31.75.

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 Pontiac.

All coach stations in East Lansing:

  • East Lansing (Michigan Flyer)

  • 1240 S. Harrison

Where does the coach arrive in Pontiac?

Main arrival station: Transp Ctr - 51000 Woodward Ave

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

Coach stations in Pontiac:

  • Transp Ctr - 51000 Woodward Ave

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