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Distance from Detroit, Michigan to Mackinac Island, Michigan


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The distance from Detroit, Michigan to Mackinac Island, Michigan is 251.5 miles by the driving route, 251.5 miles by the biking route, and 251.5 miles by the walking route. The straight line distance between Detroit and Mackinac Island is 251.5 miles (airplane route). The distances via different routes and the durations needed to travel from Detroit to Mackinac Island are summarized in Table 1. The estimated gasoline cost of driving from Detroit to Mackinac Island is summarized in Table 2.

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

Travel RouteDistance (mi) Distance (km)Travel Time
driving Driving 251.5 mi 404.8 km
biking Bicycling 251.5 mi 404.8 km
walking Walking 251.5 mi 404.8 km
flying Airplane 251.5 mi 404.8 km 30.2 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 Mackinac Island by Car

Fuel Economy Distance (driving) Fuel Cost
20 mpg251.5 miles$27.67
25 mpg251.5 miles$22.13
30 mpg251.5 miles$18.44
35 mpg251.5 miles$15.81
40 mpg251.5 miles$13.83
50 mpg251.5 miles$11.07
Note: Gasoline price used in the calculation is $2.20 per gallon.

Table 3. Distance from Detroit, MI to Nearby Cities

From Detroit, MI to Dearborn, MI 7.4 miles
From Detroit, MI to Dearborn, MI 7.4 miles
From Detroit, MI to Warren, MI 8.6 miles
From Detroit, MI to Warren, MI 8.6 miles
From Detroit, MI to Madison Heights, MI 8.6 miles

Table 4. Distance from Detroit, MI to Cities Near Mackinac Island, MI

From Detroit, MI to Indian River, MI 223.9 miles
From Detroit, MI to Indian River, MI 223.9 miles
From Detroit, MI to Sault Ste. Marie, MI 289.6 miles
From Detroit, MI to Sault Ste. Marie, MI 289.6 miles
From Detroit, MI to Lakes of the North, MI 197.2 miles

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