There are 5 ways to get from Detroit to Grand Rapids by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi 4590 / ...

$24 - $60

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Kalamazoo Amtrak Wolverine
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Kalamazoo, MI to Grand Rapids, MI 8351

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Grand Rapids 158.2 miles

$15 - $23

Fly to Grand Rapids, line 6 bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Grand Rapids (GRR) DTW - GRR
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Kentwood Station - Woodland to Ottawa and Fulton

Fly to Lansing, bus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Lansing (LAN) DTW - LAN
  2. Take the bus from Lansing, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi

$186 - $1,033

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Grand Rapids, Mi. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Grand Rapids is 141 miles. The road distance is 158.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Grand Rapids without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 25 min and costs .

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The bus from Detroit, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi takes 4 h 25 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Detroit to Grand Rapids bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Detroit, Mi station.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Grand Rapids Airport is the direct flight which takes 46 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Grand Rapids is 158 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to drive from Detroit to Grand Rapids.

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Delta offers flights from Detroit Airport to Grand Rapids Airport.

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  • Distance: 141.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Detroit to Grand Rapids hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Lansing
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Kalamazoo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
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 Detroit, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
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
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
Bus from Kalamazoo, MI to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
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
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

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The best way to get from Detroit to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 49 min and costs .

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