Duration 12h 20m
Distance 278.4 miles
Average price $77
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Champaign and Grand Rapids takes 12h 20m. There is at least one train per day from Champaign to Grand Rapids. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station
  2. Chicago Union Station
  3. Grand Rapids
8h 9m
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$66 - $93

Champaign to Grand Rapids train times

Trains run once daily between Champaign and Grand Rapids. The service departs Champaign at 10:14 in the morning, which arrives into Grand Rapids at 23:34. All services require a transfer at Chicago Union Station and take an average of 12h 20m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Champaign station to Grand Rapids station. However, there are services departing from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station and arriving at Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 9m.

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The distance between Champaign and Grand Rapids is 239 miles. The road distance is 278.4 miles.

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Champaign to Grand Rapids train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station.

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Champaign to Grand Rapids train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station.

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Grand Rapids is 1h ahead of Champaign. It is currently 7:31 AM in Champaign and 8:31 AM in Grand Rapids.

There are 86+ hotels available in Grand Rapids. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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You can take a train from Champaign to Grand Rapids via Chicago Union Station in around 8h 9m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45

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