How to travel from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI

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from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI

How to get from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Greyhound
03:30PM3h25
Chicago, IL
06:55PMGrand Rapids, MI
$431One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Greyhound
03:30PM3h25
Chicago, IL
06:55PMGrand Rapids, MI
$431One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Greyhound
03:30PM3h25
Chicago, IL
06:55PMGrand Rapids, MI
$431One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information to Grand Rapids, MI from Chicago, IL

distanceDistance126 miles (204 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$31 - $82
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€27) • 3 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $82 (€72) • 59 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, United or Amtrak

Travel 126 miles (204 km) by train, bus or flight to Grand Rapids, MI from Chicago, IL. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Greyhound, United or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI.

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Find the best trip to Grand Rapids from Chicago with FlixBus, Amtrak and United. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Amtrak is the main travel company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak travel running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by travel across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next travel journey to Grand Rapids from Chicago.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      United Airlines is one of the USA’s leading airline and operates domestic and international routes. Economy, Premium Economy and Business are the ticket fares that the airline offers for your next travel between Chicago and Grand Rapids.

        FAQs: Travel from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI

        FAQs: Travel to Grand Rapids, MI easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI.
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        You can get to Grand Rapids, MI from Chicago, IL 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $31 (€27) compared to other travel options to Grand Rapids, MI:

        A bus is $51 (€45) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI costing on average $82 (€72).

        A bus is $4 (€3) less than a train with an average ticket price of $34 (€30) from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI.

        The quickest way to travel to Grand Rapids, MI from Chicago, IL is by flight, which takes on average 59 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Getting to Grand Rapids, MI by bus takes 3 h 25 min on average.

        Train takes 4 h 4 min on average.

        You should expect to travel around 126 miles (204 km) between Chicago, IL and Grand Rapids, MI.

        The average frequency per day from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI is:

        • 1 bus a day.
        • Around 1 train per day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Chicago, IL and Grand Rapids, MI as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI:

          Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI:

          • You can go to Grand Rapids, MI from Chicago, IL by bus with Greyhound, FlixBus or OurBus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $31 (€27) with Greyhound from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI on Omio.
          • You can take a flight from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI with United, Republic Airlines, American Airlines, Sky West Airlines, piedmont airlines or air wisconsin. Cheap tickets can be found for $82 (€72) with Republic Airlines from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI.
          • You can travel by train to Grand Rapids, MI from Chicago, IL with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI tickets for $34 (€30) on Omio.

          Yes, there are direct routes from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI with the following travel companies:

          • You'll find 1 direct train a day to Grand Rapids, MI with Amtrak.

          Direct services to Grand Rapids, MI tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

          Many of our customers traveling from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI don't make Grand Rapids, MI their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Grand Rapids, MI are Detroit, OR, Battle Creek, MI, Milwaukee, WI or Ann Arbor, MI, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Grand Rapids, MI to any of these top destinations today!

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