There are 8 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Grand Rapids by plane, bus, subway, train or car

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Grand Rapids, line 6 bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Grand Rapids (GRR) ORD - GRR
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Kentwood Station - Woodland to Ottawa and Fulton

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Bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI 1482

$32 - $60

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Muskegon, bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Muskegon (MKG) ORD - MKG
  2. Take the bus from Muskegon, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi

$209 - $411

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Lansing, bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Lansing (LAN) ORD - LAN
  2. Take the bus from Lansing, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi

$136 - $685

Subway to Chicago Midway, fly to Grand Rapids, line 6 bus  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Washington-Blue
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Grand Rapids (GRR) MDW - GRR
  3. Take the line 6 bus from Kentwood Station - Woodland to Ottawa and Fulton

Train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Grand Rapids Amtrak Pere Marquette

$37 - $100

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Kalamazoo, Mi 5508 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids, MI 1487 / ...

$39 - $126

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Grand Rapids 195.2 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Grand Rapids is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Grand Rapids is to fly and bus which costs $200 - $420 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Grand Rapids is 134 miles. The road distance is 195.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Grand Rapids without a car is to train which takes 5 h 58 min and costs $35 - $100.

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Grand Rapids, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Grand Rapids is to train which takes 5 h 58 min and costs $35 - $100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $130 and takes 6 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Grand Rapids Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Grand Rapids is 1 h ahead of Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). It is currently 7:55 AM in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and 8:55 AM in Grand Rapids.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Grand Rapids is 195 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Grand Rapids.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Grand Rapids Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Grand Rapids.
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  • Distance: 133.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and Grand Rapids, MI, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Grand Rapids once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $95 and the journey takes 4 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Grand Rapids via Cumberland, Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il, Chicago, Il, Kalamazoo, Mi, and Kalamazoo in around 6 h 26 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Muskegon
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Grand Rapids Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 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
Bus operators
The Rapid
Website
ridetherapid.org
Bus from Kentwood Station - Woodland to Ottawa and Fulton
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
connect.ridetherapid.org
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Muskegon, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Lansing, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Chicago, Il to Kalamazoo, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Lansing to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $55
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com

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