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There are 7 ways to get from Cincinnati to Grand Rapids by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Detroit, Mi 1192 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi 4592 / ...

$51 - $122

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Bus Hoosier Ride  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Kalamazoo, MI
  3. Take the bus from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids, MI

$67 - $151

Bus Barons Bus  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to Ann Arbor, MI Cincinnati
  2. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi 4590

$55 - $108

Bus, train  •  13 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Grand Rapids Amtrak

$87 - $217

Night bus, bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the night bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Detroit, Mi 4666
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi 4592 / ...

$52 - $123

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Cincinnati to Grand Rapids 352.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Grand Rapids (GRR) CVG - GRR

$162 - $902

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The cheapest way to get from Cincinnati to Grand Rapids is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cincinnati to Grand Rapids is to fly which costs $160 - $900 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cincinnati to Grand Rapids. However, there are services departing from Cincinnati, Oh and arriving at Grand Rapids, Mi via Detroit, Mi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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The distance between Cincinnati and Grand Rapids is 273 miles. The road distance is 352.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Grand Rapids without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 5 min and costs $50 - $130.

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It takes approximately 10 h 5 min to get from Cincinnati to Grand Rapids, including transfers.

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Cincinnati to Grand Rapids bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Cincinnati, Oh station.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Grand Rapids is to bus which takes 10 h 5 min and costs $50 - $130. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $160 - $900 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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There is no direct flight from Covington Airport to Grand Rapids Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 7 min and has one stopover.

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Cincinnati to Grand Rapids bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Grand Rapids, Mi station.

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Map of how to get from Cincinnati to Grand Rapids.
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  • Distance: 273.4 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 5 min

What companies run services between Cincinnati, OH, USA and Grand Rapids, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Cincinnati to Grand Rapids via Detroit, Mi in around 10 h 5 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Cincinnati to Grand Rapids hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Covington to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Covington to Grand Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Covington to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Covington to Grand Rapids via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Covington to Grand Rapids via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Covington to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Covington to Grand Rapids via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
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
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 Cincinnati, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Cincinnati, OH to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Cincinnati, OH to Ann Arbor, MI
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Book at
baronsbus.com
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
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
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Yes, the driving distance between Cincinnati to Grand Rapids is 352 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to drive from Cincinnati to Grand Rapids.

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American Airlines, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Covington Airport to Grand Rapids Airport.

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Book your Cincinnati to Grand Rapids bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 73+ hotels available in Grand Rapids. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Covington Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs $2.

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