Michigan Flyer - Schedules and Tickets

Michigan Flyer is a bus service in Michigan offering 12 daily round trips connecting East Lansing, Brighton, Ann Arbor and Detroit Metropolitan Airport.

Established in 2006 by Indian Trails, Inc. and Okemos Travel, Michigan Flyer has served over 2.2 million passengers since its founding.

  1. History of Michigan Flyer
  2. Michigan Flyer Routes and Schedules
    1. East Lansing > Brighton > Ann Arbor > Detroit Metro Airport
    2. Detroit Metro Airport > Ann Arbor > Brighton > East Lansing
  3. How to Purchase Michigan Flyer Tickets?
    1. Online: 
    2. Onboard Purchase: 
  4. Michigan Flyer Destinations
  5. Michigan Flyer Bus Fleet Photos
  6. Locations
    1. East Lansing (Marriott Hotel)
    2. Brighton (Meijer Store)
    3. Ann Arbor (Blake Transit Center)
    4. Detroit Metro Airport (McNamara Terminal)
    5. Detroit Metro Airport (Evans)
  7. Contact to Michigan Flyer

History of Michigan Flyer

2006: Michigan Flyer was founded by Indian Trails, Inc. and Okemos Travel.

2012: Michigan Flyer began operating the AirRide service between Ann Arbor and the Detroit Metro Airport.

2019: Michigan Flyer began operating the D2A2 Express service between Detroit and Ann Arbor.

Today: Michigan Flyer has transported over 2.5 million passengers and provides eco-friendly transportation options.

Environmental Benefits:

  • Meets EPA standards for air pollutants (85% fewer CO2 emissions per passenger-mile)
  • Achieves high fuel economy (184 passenger miles per gallon)

Michigan Flyer Routes and Schedules

East Lansing > Brighton > Ann Arbor > Detroit Metro Airport

EASTBOUNDEast Lansing MarriottBrighton MeijerAnn Arbor Blake Transit Center** ***DTW McNamara Terminal**DTW Evans Terminal
Daily Runs333 Albert Ave., East Lansing8650 W. Grand River, Brighton328 S. Fifth Ave., Ann ArborDepartures Level Ticketing & Check-In AirFranceStall #1 Ground Transportation Center
80023:30 AM4:18 AM4:45 AM5:20 AM5:30 AM
80066:30 AM7:20 AM7:55 AM8:30 AM8:40 AM
80087:45 AM8:35 AM9:10 AM9:45 AM9:55 AM
80109:15 AM10:05 AM10:40 AM11:15 AM11:25 AM
801210:45 AM11:35 AM12:10 PM12:50 PM1:00 PM
801412:15 PM1:05 PM1:40 PM2:20 PM2:30 PM
80162:00 PM2:50 PM3:25 PM4:05 PM4:15 PM
80183:15 PM4:05 PM4:40 PM5:25 PM5:35 PM
80204:30 PM5:20 PM6:00 PM6:35 PM6:45 PM

Detroit Metro Airport > Ann Arbor > Brighton > East Lansing

WESTBOUNDDTW Evans Terminal**DTW McNamara Terminal**Ann Arbor Blake Transit Center* ***Brighton Meijer*East Lansing Marriott
Daily RunsStall #1 Ground Transportation CenterDepartures Level Ticketing & Check-In AirFrance328 S. Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor8650 W. Grand River, Brighton333 Albert Ave., East Lansing
80037:15 AM7:30 AM8:10 AM8:40 AM9:35 AM
800710:45 AM11:00 AM11:35 AM12:05 PM1:00 PM
800912:15 PM12:30 PM1:05 PM1:35 PM2:30 PM
80112:00 PM2:15 PM2:50 PM3:20 PM4:25 PM
80133:15 PM3:30 PM4:10 PM4:45 PM5:40 PM
80154:30 PM4:45 PM5:25 PM6:00 PM6:55 PM
80175:45 PM6:00 PM6:35 PM7:05 PM8:00 PM
80197:00 PM7:15 PM7:50 PM8:20 PM9:15 PM
80218:15 PM8:30 PM9:05 PM9:35 PM10:30 PM

Reference: Check all the schedules here and Download Schedules pdf

How to Purchase Michigan Flyer Tickets?

There are two primary ways to purchase Michigan Flyer tickets:


This is the recommended method as it offers the best rates and allows you to easily choose your preferred date and time.

  • Select your preferred departure time and complete the checkout process.

Onboard Purchase: 

Tickets can also be purchased directly from the bus driver.

  • Be aware that tickets bought directly on the bus will be $3-5 more expensive than those purchased online.
  • Onboard purchases must be made with a credit card.

Here are some additional points to remember:

  • Tickets purchased online are non-refundable but allow for two changes before your departure.
  • Explore their website for any current promotions or discounts that might be available.

Michigan Flyer Destinations

Michigan Flyer provides frequent daily round trips between:

  • East Lansing
  • Brighton
  • Ann Arbor
  • Detroit Metro Airport (DTW)

Their services run 7 days a week with 12 daily roundtrips. You can make reservations up to 180 days in advance.

Here's a summary of their routes and schedules:

  • East Lansing --> Brighton --> Ann Arbor --> Detroit Metro Airport (DTW)
  • Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) --> Ann Arbor --> Brighton --> East Lansing

Michigan Flyer Bus Fleet Photos


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At Michigan Flyer headquarters in East Lansing, VP Ody Norkin and Indian Trails VP Chad Cushman were joined by MSU Mascot Sparty to announce the new fleet of motorcoaches with near-zero emissions. (PRNewsFoto/Michigan Flyer)


East Lansing (Marriott Hotel)

  • 333 Albert Street, Ste 214 East Lansing, MI 48823

Brighton (Meijer Store)

  • Meijer Shelter 8650 W. Grand River Ave. Brighton, MI 48116

Ann Arbor (Blake Transit Center)

  • 328 S. Fifth Ave. Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Detroit Metro Airport (McNamara Terminal)

  • McNamara (Delta) Terminal Departures Level

Detroit Metro Airport (Evans)

  • Evans Terminal Ground Transportation Center

Contact to Michigan Flyer

Customer service and Phone Numbers for Michigan Flyer

  • Address: 333 Albert Street, Ste. 214, East Lansing, MI 48823
  • Phone Number: (517) 333-0400

They also have a contact form available on their website: https://www.michiganflyer.com/contact

Here are some additional resources that you might find helpful:

Remember, their office hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time (ET).

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