To and from Chicago
Students traveling between Chicago and Mount Pleasant may find public transportation a convenient alternative to driving. 

BY BUS: An Indian Trails bus travels daily between Chicago's Union Station and the CMU Events Center right on campus in Mount Pleasant. A slightly cheaper bus option includes a stop in East Lansing.

BY TRAIN: The nearest train depot is located in East Lansing. Buses run between East Lansing and Mount Pleasant daily.

The information below is intended to get you started on your se​arch for fares and schedules, and is subject to change. Please consult the following official sites listed for exact up-to-date information.

Chicago to/from Mount Pleasant by Bus (direct)​​
​Depart Chicago ​(Union Station) Indian Trails​ 10:​45 a.m.​ Arrive Mount Pleasant​ 7:12 p.m.​ $37-59​
​Depart Mount Pleasant Indian Trails​ 1:20 p.m.​ Arrive Chicago​ 8:20 p.m.​ $37-59​

Chicago to/from Mount Pleasant by Bus (with stop in East Lansing, MI)​
​Depart Chicago (Union Station)


​Megabus


7:30 a.m.
3:30 p.m.
11:59 p.m.​
​Arrive East Lansing


1:25 p.m.
9:25 p.m.
5:50 a.m.​
$2-32

​Depart East Lansing Indian Trails​ 5 p.m.​ Arrive Mount Pleasant​ 7:12 p.m.​ $15-17​
​Depart Mount Pleasant Indian Trails​ 1:20 p.m.​ Arrive East Lansing​ 3:05 p.m. $15-17​
​Depart East Lansing


Megabus​


2:15 a.m.
10:15 a.m.
6:45 p.m.​
Arrive Chicago​


6:10 a.m.
2:15 p.m.
10:45 p.m.​
$2-32

 
Chicago to/from East Lansing by Train
Depart Chicago (Union S​tation)
​Amtrak
4 p.m.​
​Arrive East Lansing
8:54 p.m.
$24-70
​Depart Chicago (Union Station)


Amtrak


7:20 a.m.​


Arrive East Lansing
(includes bus from Battle Creek to East Lansing)
1:50 p.m.​


$24-70


Depart Chicago (Union Station)


Amtrak


6 p.m.


Arrive East Lansing
(involves bus from Battle Creek to East Lansing)
11:45 p.m.


$24-70


​Depart East Lansing Amtrak​ 8:45 am.​ Arrive Chicago​ 11:45 a.m.​ $24-70​
​Depart East Lansing

Amtrak​

6 p.m.
(includes bus from East Lansing to Battle Creek)​ 10:57 p.m.

$24-70

East Lansing to/from Mount Pleasant by Bus
​Depart East Lansing Indian Trails​ 5 p.m.​ Arrive Mount Pleasant​ 7:12 p.m.​ $15-17​
​Depart Mount Pleasant Indian Trails​ 1:20 p.m.​ Arrive East Lansing​ 3:05 p.m. $15-17​
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