Transportation Services

Transportation Options

Whether you are looking for options to navigate around downtown Houghton, travel across the Upper Peninsula, or catch a bus to some of our neighboring cities, there are variety of options available to you.

Michigan Tech Services

Shuttle Services

During the fall and spring semesters, Transportation Services provides shuttle service around campus and throughout downtown Houghton. Shuttle schedules vary during breaks and summer semester. All routes and schedules can be accessed from the Shuttle Services website.

Zipcar

If you need a vehicle for personal use, Michigan Tech partners with Zipcar to bring self-service, on-demand car sharing to campus. Members can reserve cars online or with a smart phone for as little as an hour or up to four days. Get more information and register for a Zipcar membership online.

Local Transit

City of Hancock

The City of Hancock offers public transit between the hours of 7 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday. Call 906-482-3450 for a ride or visit the City of Hancock website for more information.

City of Houghton

The city-operated Houghton Public Transit bus system offers several services to residents and visitors. See the Houghton bus schedule to view times for their Downtowner route and on-demand service they offer in addition to the City Commuter Shuttle Route they run throughout the day.

Indian Trails

Indian Trails operates routes throughout Michigan. With their daily scheduled service, you can travel comfortably throughout Michigan’s Upper and Lower Peninsulas, as well as to or from Chicago, Duluth, and Milwaukee. Daily runs connect directly with both the Amtrak and Greyhound national networks, connecting you with some 60 other bus transportation companies in the U.S. and Canada.  

Lyft

Visit the Upper Peninsula Lyft website to download the Lyft App and to get fare estimates by location

UP Travel

Visit the Michigan's UP Travel website to explore your travel options throughout the Upper Peninsula. View their Travel Tools for a list of additional local transportation options, including the Houghton County Memorial Airport (CMX) .