Transportation in Michigan
By bus Greyhound operates in all major Michigan cities but there are other
BUSES that run for local transportation or you
can rent BUS CHARTERS for excursions.
By Train Amtrak has some routes in Michigan. Since Chicago is an Amtrak hub a lot of westbound
travel routes through there.
There are other TRAIN companies
By Plane Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is the state's largest and busiest airport in
Michigan. It is also the hub for Northwest Airlines. There are other
AIRPORTS that have services
Since Michigan has miles of shorelines many visitors come to Michigan by way of the
Great Lakes. FERRY companies help to get you across the Great Lakes.
The SS Badger ferries passengers across
Lake Michigan from Ludington to Manitowoc, Wisconsin
CAR RENTALS, TAXI CABS and LIMOUSINES are available at most
commercial airports and within most cities in Michigan.
Getting around Michigan is easy with its major interstate and highways. I-75 goes from the southern
border at Toledo through Detroit and all they way up to the Mackinac Bridge to Sault Ste Marie. I-75
also goes down to Florida. I-94 goes from the southern part of the state from Detroit on over to the
western part which goes into Chicago. I-69 comes from Indianapolis up through Lansing then east
to Flint and Port Huron. State highway US-27 heads north from Lansing and connects to I-75
near Grayling. State US-131 goes from Kalamazoo to Petoskey and US-31 goes up the shoreline of
Lake Michigan, as a 4 lane highway, from Benton Harbor to Ludington where it becomes a 2 lane
road to Traverse City and Petoskey. The Upper Peninsula has 2 major routes: M-28, the northern
route goes through Marquette. The southern route, US-2, goes through Escanaba.