How far is it to drive from Chicago to Mackinac Island?

My mother and I are planning a road trip to Mackinac Island from our home city of Chicago. We are mapping out an itinerary and would like to know how far is it to drive to Mackinac Island from where we live?

Mary Cahill · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Mackinac Island looks like a beautiful destination! Driving to the port ofMackinac Island from Chicago is a distance of 415 miles.
If you don’t make any stops, it will take you about 6 hours and 30 minutes minutes to get to the port of this scenic little island nestled in the Great Lakes of
. Keep in mind that cars are banned on tiny Mackinac—so prepare to park and hop on a ferry in order to actually get there.
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