There are 5 ways to get from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to South Bend by bus, train, car or towncar

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Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo, MI 8465
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo, MI to South Bend, IN Detroit

$32 - $44

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Towncar  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take a town car from Grand Rapids Airport to South Bend 124 miles

$16 - $180

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo 1487 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo, MI to South Bend, IN Detroit

$42 - $97

Train  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Rapids Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Pere Marquette
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to South Bend Amtrak Lake Shore Limited / ...

$67 - $151

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to South Bend 124 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to South Bend is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to South Bend is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to South Bend. However, there are services departing from Gerald R Ford Airport and arriving at Notre Dame via Kentwood Station - Woodland, Grand Rapids, MI, Kalamazoo, MI and South Bend, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 43 min.

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The distance between Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) and South Bend is 91 miles. The road distance is 124 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to South Bend without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and bus which takes 6 h 43 min and costs $30 - $45.

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It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to get from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to South Bend, including transfers.

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Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to South Bend bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Grand Rapids, MI station.

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The best way to get from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to South Bend is to Amtrak Thruway and bus which takes 6 h 43 min and costs $30 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $65 - $160 and takes 8 h 55 min.

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Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to South Bend bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at South Bend, IN station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to South Bend is 124 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to drive from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to South Bend.

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Map of how to get from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to South Bend.
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  • Distance: 91.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 43 min

What companies run services between Grand Rapids Airport (GRR), USA and South Bend, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to South Bend via Kentwood Station - Woodland, Central Station, Grand Rapids, MI, Kalamazoo, MI, South Bend, IN, and South Bend, IN in around 6 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to South Bend via Kentwood Station - Woodland, Wealthy & Division, Grand Rapids Amtrak, and Chicago Union Station in around 8 h 55 min.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Grand Rapids Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Train from Chicago Union Station to South Bend Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo, MI
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $55
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Grand Rapids Airport to South Bend
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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