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East Lansing to Traverse City bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$22.00
Shortest Duration5h 30m
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How to book cheap bus tickets from East Lansing to Traverse City

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from East Lansing to Traverse City is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from East Lansing to Traverse City were $25.00. By booking 5 days out, tickets are on average $5.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from East Lansing to Traverse City?

The distance between East Lansing and Traverse City is approximately 151.13 miles, or 243.16 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 5 hours and 30 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 30 minutes. Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from East Lansing to Traverse City?

The busiest time of the week for travel from East Lansing to Traverse City by bus is usually on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Sunday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Indian Trails from East Lansing to Traverse City has the most daily schedules

On average there is one bus schedules per day. Indian Trails has the most regularly scheduled departures from East Lansing to Traverse City, with an average of 0 trip per day and 17 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from East Lansing to Traverse City. Of the 1 trip there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from East Lansing to Traverse City starts at $51.00.

2 carriers offer East Lansing to Traverse City bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from East Lansing to Traverse City from $22.00. Typically there is one Greyhound schedule per day from East Lansing to Traverse City and you can expect on average to pay $31.41 for a Greyhound ticket to Traverse City. In East Lansing, Greyhound departs to Traverse City from Train Station - 1240 S Harrison Rd E, In Traverse City, Greyhound arrives at 107 Hall St,

An average trip on Greyhound from East Lansing to Traverse City takes 5 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $34.93 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Traverse City.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 30m
Avg. Price
$31.41

Indian Trails

Book Indian Trails from East Lansing to Traverse City from $30.00. Typically there is one Indian Trails schedule per day from East Lansing to Traverse City and you can expect on average to pay $31.97 for a Indian Trails ticket to Traverse City. In East Lansing, Indian Trails departs to Traverse City from Train Station - 1240 S Harrison Rd E, In Traverse City, Indian Trails arrives at 107 Hall St,

An average trip on Indian Trails from East Lansing to Traverse City takes 5 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Indian Trails offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $32.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Traverse City.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 30m
Avg. Price
$31.97

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from East Lansing. Most bus trips to Traverse City will depart from:
  • Train Station - 1240 S Harrison Rd E
Bus trips arrive in Traverse City at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Traverse City for trips arriving from East Lansing:
  • 107 Hall St