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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Lansing to Kalamazoo. Traveling by bus from Lansing to Kalamazoo usually takes around 3 hours and 31 minutes, but the fastest Indian Trails bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance61 mi (98 km)
Shortest duration2h 40m
Cheapest price€20.51
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceIndian Trails
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Lansing to Kalamazoo

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Colin

24 December 2021- Visiting family

Indian Trails

Always peaceful, quiet, and left alone. I am always so relaxed. I wish I could take this train everywhere.

How much is a bus ticket from Lansing to Kalamazoo?

€26.57 is the average price of a bus ticket from Lansing to Kalamazoo. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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Bus tickets from Lansing to Kalamazoo are at their cheapest average price in May. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around €16. On the other hand, traveling on this route during October might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for October trips cost €29, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

What bus companies travel from Lansing to Kalamazoo?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Lansing to Kalamazoo. 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.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Indian Trails23h 32m€26.69
  • Book Indian Trails from Lansing to Kalamazoo from €21. There are 2 trips per day offered by Indian Trails from Lansing to Kalamazoo and you can expect on average to pay for a Indian Trails ticket to Kalamazoo. In Lansing, Indian Trails departs to Kalamazoo from CATA Transportation Center . In Kalamazoo, Indian Trails arrives at 459 North Burdick Street .

    An average trip on Indian Trails from Lansing to Kalamazoo takes 3 hours and 32 minutes , while the fastest available Indian Trails trip will get you to Kalamazoo in 2 hours and 40 minutes .

    On weekends, Indian Trails offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Kalamazoo.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 31 minutes to cover the 98 kilometers from Lansing to Kalamazoo. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 40 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.

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

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

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Lansing to Kalamazoo. One bus is a direct connection, meaning that you can stay on the same vehicle for the entire trip, without having to transfer onto a connecting bus at any point.

City Information

Lansing

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Lansing is popularly known as the Heart of Michigan, particularly heartwarming since it's the state capital. As a destination, Lansing stands out for its numerous quaint surroundings, alfresco dining, and lots of entertaining things to do.

Families with kids should check out the Impression 5 Science Center and Michigan Historical Museum. These spots will give your kids both fun and education, as they learn about science and history, respectively.

If you're traveling with a creative group, the recommended spots to visit are the art galleries in the area; these include the Absolute Gallery, Art Path, and Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University.

When you're done sightseeing and are ready to wind down, plan to get some drinks downtown. Lansing's Makers and Shakers Adult Beverage Trail guides you to some of the city's top spots to taste so much more than the local beers. But since that activity is off-limits to kids, families might prefer restaurants like 517 BBQ, American Bistro, and Arcadia Smokehouse.

Lansing is well-connected by plane, train, and bus routes. The nearest airport, Capital Region International Airport, is only a few miles from the city center. Amtrak's Blue Water line stops in Lansing on its way from Chicago to Port Huron. And bus companies including Greyhound, Indian Trails, and Jefferson Lines offer over a hundred routes in and out of Lansing, making your travels a snap.

Kalamazoo

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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 Lansing?

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Main departure station: CATA Transportation Center

CATA (Capital Area Transportation Authority) Transport Center is a major hub in Lansing. Over 3 million people ride the services each year, including buses to Michigan State University. The centre is a large red brick building with a glass atrium, with coach bays outside for the state's operators. Some of the most popular carriers include Greyhound, Amtrak, and Indian Trails, plus CATA's own coach service, to destinations like Grand Rapids, Chicago, Detroit, and smaller towns within Michigan. You can find a kiosk, ticket office, and waiting area inside the atrium. If you want a snack before your trip, there's a bakery with fresh goods just a short walk away, plus fast food chains and some swanky hotels, like the Radisson.

All bus stations in Lansing:

  • CATA Transportation Center

Where does the bus arrive in Kalamazoo?

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Main arrival station: 459 North Burdick Street

The Kalamazoo Transportation Center on North Burdick Street includes several modern facilities surrounding the historic 1887 Romanesque train station. The central train station's Art Deco lobby maintains rich wood furnishings and cathedral ceilings for a vintage atmosphere, while it is still an active station for Amtrak's Blue Water and Wolverine lines. Facilities include restrooms, vending machines, and a snack shop. Outside, arched covered walkways serve as boarding areas for local transit, Greyhound, FlixBus, Miller Transportation, Trailways, and Indian Trails. The transportation center is only a few blocks north of Kalamazoo's Central Business District, and a handful of restaurants and bars are within a short walk.

Bus stations in Kalamazoo:

  • 459 North Burdick Street

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