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Buses from East Lansing to Kalamazoo

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East Lansing - Kalamazoo Bus Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from East Lansing to Kalamazoo. Traveling by bus from East Lansing to Kalamazoo usually takes around 3 hours and 5 minutes, but the fastest Indian Trails bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance64 mi (103 km)
Shortest duration2h 50m
Cheapest price€14.29
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceIndian Trails
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from East Lansing to Kalamazoo

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Herlinrumar

21 November 2021- Visiting friends

Indian Trails

Pros: It's on time. Cons: So far so good. Tips: Keep clean.

Pros: It's on time. Cons: So far so good. Tips: Keep clean.

Price trends for buses from East Lansing to Kalamazoo

Average prices by travel date

€14€10€5MayMay

Monthly average prices

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What bus companies travel from East Lansing to Kalamazoo?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from East Lansing to Kalamazoo. Indian Trails is the only company that connects the two cities by bus available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Indian Trails43h 6m€14.29
  • Indian Trails

    Indian Trails

    Indian Trails was established in 1910 to provide intercity bus service in the Midwest, and today is one of the most essential ground travel operators in the region. Indian Trails’ modern fleet consists of well-maintained buses with near-zero emissions. Passengers are treated to comfortable seats with footrests, free WiFi, USB outlets, and individual air conditioning controls. The carrier operates 4 trips each day from East Lansing to Kalamazoo, and makes the journey in about 3 hours and 6 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from East Lansing to Kalamazoo during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 5 minutes to cover the 103 kilometers from East Lansing to Kalamazoo. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 50 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 bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave East Lansing?

The first bus leaves at 13:00 and the last bus leaves at 16:00. To see the times for all buses from East Lansing to Kalamazoo, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from East Lansing to Kalamazoo every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from East Lansing to Kalamazoo; ticket prices start at €10.48.

City Information

Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo, MI - KAL-0

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As an eclectic college town in Michigan, Kalamazoo is a vibrant city full of attractions and fun things to do. When visiting the town, don't miss the famous Kalamazoo Valley Museum, where you'll find history, technology, and science exhibitions. The star of the museum is a 2300-year-old mummy, along with other artifacts from ancient Egypt. Another great destination is the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, which features exhibitions of local up-and-rising artists. With its rolling hills and lush landscape, Kalamazoo Nature Center is an excellent choice for a nature walk or even a ride if you bring your bike on the bus or train.

Once you've worked up an appetite, prepare to enjoy Kalamazoo's dining scene. True to its name, Rustica boasts a homely vibe with its fantastic selection of cured meats and homemade cheese and an impressive selection of European wines. In addition, Principle Food and Drink's comfort food and creative cocktails are delicious options right in downtown.

Kalamazoo is a stop on Amtrak's Blue Water and Wolverine lines and is also connected via bus service to cities including Indianapolis, Chicago, Ann Arbor, and Milwaukee. Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport offers daily flights in and out of the area.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in East Lansing?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in East Lansing.

All bus stations in East Lansing:

  • Train Station - 1240 S Harrison Rd E

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