Airport & Transportation
Airport & Ferry Information
Traverse City's Cherry Capital Airport is located just six miles from the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. For guests flying in, complimentary Airport Shuttle service to and from the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa is available. Coordinate your reservation with the hotel should you need this service.
Other Michigan airports include Grand Rapids (2.5 hours), Lansing (3 hours) or Detroit (4 hours). Lake Michigan ferries from Wisconsin dock in Muskegon (3 hours) or Ludington (2 hours).
Ferries are also available to cross Lake Michigan from various points in Wisconsin. See a couple options below.
Additional Transportation from Airport: Here are some companies and numbers to contact for other transportation from the airport.
A Paradise Shuttle and Tours – 231.409.2137 www.aparadiseshuttleandtours.com
Cherry Capital Cab – 231.941.8294 www.cherrycapitalcab.com
Chippewa Cab – 231.946.4688 www.chippewacab.com
Dan's Airport Transportation – 231.645.9696 www.dansairporttransportation.com
Traverse City Black Car – 231.642.1056 www.traversecityblckcar.com
Traverse City Wine & Beer Tours – 231.499.2656 www.wineandbeertours.com
Traverse City also has Lyft and Uber offered. To use the person would have to have the smartphone app to arrange for transportation.
Traverse City Airport - TVC
American, Delta & United
Getting to Northern Michigan is EASY! With many non-stop and one-stop flights arriving and departing from every corner of the United States, travel by way of Traverse City's Cherry Capital Airport is CONVENIENT. Northern Michigan’s regional airport – Cherry Capital (TVC) is serviced by American, Delta, and United.
Link for details and flights visit: www.tvcairport.com
Ferry Across Lake Michigan
Don't want to fly - try the Ferry from Wisconsin or avoid Chicago traffic!
From Northern Wisconsin:
Big Ship, Fun Destinations! The S.S. Badger offers the largest cross-lake passenger service on the Great Lakes and an authentic steamship experience. The relaxing four-hour, 60-mile cruise takes passengers, autos, RVs, tour buses, motorcycles, bicycles, and commercial trucks across Lake Michigan between Ludington, Michigan and Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Link for details and booking: www.ssbadger.com
Avoid Chicago - Lake Michigan Shortcut from Milwaukee:
The Lake Express ferry docks at terminals in Wisconsin and Michigan. Both terminals provide fast and easy connections to area attractions and major interstates. Avoid Chicago traffic congestion with the Milwaukee-Muskegon fast ferry. Save hours of driving with the 2-1/2 hour Lake Michigan shortcut.
Link for details and booking: www.lake-express.com.com