Capital Region International Airport
This is the local airport closest to the campus. It has year-round but limited connections to cities like:
● Detroit (DTW)
● Chicago (ORD)
● Minneapolis (MSP)
● Washington, D.C. (DCA)
Few hotels in the area offer airport pick-up/drop-off services. If not, there is a city bus operating from the airport and taxis are available opposite the main entrance.
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
The largest airport in Michigan with multiple domestic and international connections.
For traveling from the Detroit Airport to East Lansing we recommend using MichiganFlyer which operates daily with a stop in Ann Arbor, MI. The drop-off and pick-up stop in East Lansing is next to Marriott East Lansing at University Place (Downtown East Lasing). $32 regular standard one-way fare and $54 for a standard return fare.
East Lansing train station, located next to the MSU campus, operates daily trains from and to Chicago. The train tickets start at $24 one-way.
Grayhound and IndianTrails bus companies operate routes to/from Lansing/East Lansing. Lansing bus station is located in downtown Lansing, East Lansing bus station is located next to the East Lansing train stop.
Travel around the Lansing area
CATA operates multiple bus connections to and from MSU campus. Regular one-way fares start at $1.25.
Zipcar has some cars available on campus.