There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Grand Valley State University by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Pere Marquette

$41 - $93

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. 1482

$33 - $56

6 alternative options

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 28 min

  1. 5508 / ...
  2. 8351

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. 171.3 miles

$16 - $25

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Muskegon  •  3 h 25 min

  1. ORD - MKG

$237 - $445

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Grand Rapids, line 5 bus, line 50 bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. ORD - GRR

$76 - $249

Fly Chicago Midway to Grand Rapids, line 5 bus, line 50 bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. MDW - GRR

$91 - $358

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Grand Valley State University, MI, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Grand Valley State University once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $95 and the journey takes 4 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Grand Valley State University via Kalamazoo, Mi, Kalamazoo, MI, Grand Rapids, MI, Front & Mt Vernon, and Campus Dr At Kirkhof in around 5 h 28 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Muskegon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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 Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak 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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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 Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Rapid Transport
Website
ridetherapid.org
Bus from Kentwood Station - Woodland to Grandville & Goodrich
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ridetherapid.org
Bus from Front & Mt Vernon to Campus Dr At Kirkhof
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ridetherapid.org

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Grand Valley State University is 187 km. The road distance is 274 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Grand Valley State University is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Grand Valley State University is to drive which takes 3 h 2 min and costs $16 - $25.

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Grand Valley State University. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Campus Dr At Kirkhof via Kalamazoo, MI and Front & Mt Vernon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 28 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Chicago to Grand Valley State University, including transfers.