How to travel from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago

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Travel Information between Grand Rapids, MI and Chicago

distanceDistance126 miles (204 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $191 (€171) • 1 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, air wisconsin or Amtrak

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

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There are 4 travel options from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Chicago from Grand Rapids, MI is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Chicago:

A ferry is $48 (€43) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago costing on average $48 (€43).

Taking a ferry is about $191 (€171) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $191 (€171) for this trip.

Taking a ferry is usually $39 (€34) less than taking a train to Chicago, which costs on average $39 (€34) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 1 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 19 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 19 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 126 miles (204 km) from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago.

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

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

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

    • You can go to Chicago from Grand Rapids, MI by bus with Greyhound. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $48 (€43) with Greyhound from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago on Omio.
    • You can take a flight from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago with air wisconsin. Cheap tickets can be found for $191 (€171) with air wisconsin from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago.
    • You can travel by train between Grand Rapids, MI and Chicago with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago tickets for $39 (€34) on Omio.

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

    • You can check for a direct train to Chicago with Amtrak with 1 direct train per day.

    Direct services to Chicago 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 trip.

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like New York City, London or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Grand Rapids, MI and Chicago itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Chicago and any of these top destinations today!

    When planning your trip from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets cost $48 (€43) one way on average.
    • Plane tickets are costing on average $191 (€171) one way.
    • Ferry tickets cost on average $1 (€1) one way.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $39 (€34) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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