Distance from Detroit, Michigan to Lansing, Michigan


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The distance from Detroit, Michigan to Lansing, Michigan is 77.6 miles by the driving route, 77.6 miles by the biking route, and 77.6 miles by the walking route. The straight line distance between Detroit and Lansing is 77.6 miles (airplane route). The distances via different routes and the durations needed to travel from Detroit to Lansing are summarized in Table 1. The estimated gasoline cost of driving from Detroit to Lansing is summarized in Table 2.

Table 1. Travel Distance & Duration from Detroit, MI to Lansing, MI

Travel RouteDistance (mi) Distance (km)Travel Time
driving Driving 77.6 mi 124.9 km
biking Bicycling 77.6 mi 124.9 km
walking Walking 77.6 mi 124.9 km
flying Airplane 77.6 mi 124.9 km 9.3 minutes
Note: Distances of driving, bicycling, and walking routes and travel durations are calculated using Google Maps services API. Airplane distance and travel time are calculated using straight line and flying speed of 500 miles per hour [reference].

Table 2. Gasoline Cost of Traveling from Detroit to Lansing by Car

Fuel Economy Distance (driving) Fuel Cost
20 mpg77.6 miles$7.76
25 mpg77.6 miles$6.21
30 mpg77.6 miles$5.17
35 mpg77.6 miles$4.44
40 mpg77.6 miles$3.88
50 mpg77.6 miles$3.10
Note: Gasoline price used in the calculation is $2.00 per gallon.

Table 3. Distance from Detroit, MI to Nearby Cities

From Detroit, MI to Dearborn, MI 7.4 miles
From Detroit, MI to Warren, MI 8.6 miles
From Detroit, MI to Madison Heights, MI 8.6 miles
From Detroit, MI to Royal Oak, MI 9.0 miles
From Detroit, MI to Dearborn Heights, MI 10.1 miles

Table 4. Distance from Detroit, MI to Cities Near Lansing, MI

From Detroit, MI to Lansing, MI 77.6 miles
From Detroit, MI to East Lansing, MI 74.6 miles
From Detroit, MI to Holt, MI 74.9 miles
From Detroit, MI to Okemos, MI 70.5 miles
From Detroit, MI to Haslett, MI 70.7 miles

Also see Distance from Detroit to other countries; Distance from Detroit to other world cities; Distance from Detroit to nearby airports.