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Mackinaw City to Detroit bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$39.00
Shortest Duration8h 50m
Trips per day3
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How much does a bus ticket from Mackinaw City to Detroit cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Mackinaw City to Detroit were $46.33.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Mackinaw City to Detroit is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Mackinaw City to Detroit?

The distance between Mackinaw City and Detroit is approximately 252.44 miles, or 406.16 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 9 hours and 13 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 50 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 Mackinaw City to Detroit?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Mackinaw City to Detroit by bus is usually on Wednesday. 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. Saturday 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 Mackinaw City to Detroit has the most daily schedules

On average there are 3 scheduled bus trips per day. Indian Trails has the most regularly scheduled departures from Mackinaw City to Detroit, with an average of 3 trips per day and 53 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Mackinaw City to Detroit. Of the 3 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to Detroit.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Mackinaw City to Detroit starts at $88.00.

1 carriers offer Mackinaw City to Detroit bus trips

Indian Trails

Book Indian Trails from Mackinaw City to Detroit from $39.00. There are 3 trips per day offered by Indian Trails from Mackinaw City to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay $51.70 for a Indian Trails ticket to Detroit. In Mackinaw City, Indian Trails departs to Detroit from 102 South Huron Ave, In Detroit, Indian Trails arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St,

An average trip on Indian Trails from Mackinaw City to Detroit takes 9 hours and 14 minutes, while the fastest available Indian Trails trip will get you to Detroit in 8 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Indian Trails offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $54.68 for a weekend trip to Detroit.

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Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Mackinaw City. Most bus trips to Detroit will depart from:
  • 102 South Huron Ave
Bus trips arrive in Detroit at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Detroit for trips arriving from Mackinaw City:
  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St