Transportation to East Lansing

Flight Information: To/from:

Lansing, MI (LAN)

  • Allegiant, Delta, Frontier Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, and United Airlines fly into LAN
  • Allegiant flies into LAN via Orlando-Sanford
  • Delta flies into LAN via Atlanta/Cincinnati, Minneapolis/St. Paul, and Detroit
  • Frontier Airlines flies into LAN via Cancun and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Sun Country flies into LAN via Minneapolis/St. Paul and Washington, DC (DCA)
  • United flies into LAN via Chicago

Detroit, MI (DTW)

Most major American, international, and commuter airlines fly into the Detroit Metro Airport including Air Canada, Air France, AirTran, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, Southwest, Spirit Airlines, United, and US Airways. Detroit is a Delta Airlines hub. Therefore there are numerous direct flights to and from the Detroit Metro Airport.

Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

American Eagle, Allegiant, Delta Connection/Comair, Southwest, US Airways, United Southwest, and United Airlines fly into the Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids.

Flint, MI (FNT)

American Airlines, Delta Connection, Southwest, and United fly into the Bishop International Airport in Flint, MI.

To/from the airports:

Lansing Capital City Airport (http://www.flylansing.com/home/):

Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI) is located 10 miles from the Lansing airport.

Taxi service from the Lansing Capital City Airport to East Lansing generally costs $20. Taxi service is provided by:

  • Green Cab Company (517) 643-1905
  • L Town Cab (517) 574-4531
  • Capitol Transport (517) 482-1444
  • JB Country Club Taxi (517) 323-9070
  • Spartan Yellow Cab (517) 482-1444

Rental car agencies are located inside the airport terminal.

There is no public transportation that runs directly from the Lansing Capital City Airport to East Lansing.

Detroit Metro Airport (http://www.metroairport.com/):

Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI) is located 90 miles from the Detroit airport.

The Michigan Flyer Shuttle service runs between DTW and East Lansing. For more information or to make a reservation, visit: http://www.michiganflyer.com/.

Taxi service from the Detroit Metro Airport to East Lansing generally costs $100.00. Taxi service is provided by:

  • Metro Airport Taxis 800-745-5191.

Rental car agencies are located inside the airport terminal.

Gerald R. Ford International Airport (http://www.grr.org/):

Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI) is located 65 miles from the Grand Rapids airport.

Taxi service from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport to East Lansing generally costs $100.00.
Taxi service is provided by:

  • Calder City Taxi (616) 454-8080

Rental car agencies are located inside the airport terminal.

There is no public transportation from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport to East Lansing.

Bishop International Airport (http://www.bishopairport.org/):

Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI) is located 45 miles from the Flint airport.

Taxi service from Bishop International Airport to East Lansing generally costs $100. Taxi service is provided by:

  • International Cab (810) 691-6396
  • Hey! Taxi (810) 629-7080

Other car services are provided by:

  • Corporate Coach (810) 244-5460
  • JCN Limousine Dispatch: (810) 229-2659 Mobile: (810) 908-0056

Rental car agencies are located inside the airport terminal.

There is no public transportation from Bishop International Airport to East Lansing.

Train information:

Amtrak runs affordable daily trains to and from East Lansing via Chicago's Union Station. Click here to visit Amtrak's website. The code for the East Lansing station is LNS.

Ride-Share Information

If you are interested in car-pooling to the workshop from anywhere in the Midwest, email or call CLEAR with permission to share your contact information. We can check to see if anyone from your area is also signed up, and share your information with that person to try to connect you!

Bike rentals:

Bicycles are available for rent right on MSU's campus. See the MSU Bikes website for details: http://bikes.msu.edu/

To/from workshop venues:

Owen Hall is within walking distance (10-15 minutes) of all CLEAR summer workshop locations. The distance from other hotels varies. We suggest calling the hotel and asking for their time estimate.

 

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