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There are 3 ways to get from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Melbourne by plane, taxi or train

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Fly from Grand Rapids

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Melbourne (MEL)

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Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly

  1. Take the train from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Melbourne (MEL)

Taxi to Muskegon, fly

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Muskegon
  2. Fly from Muskegon (MKG) to Melbourne (MEL)

Grand Rapids (GRR) to Melbourne (MEL) flights

The flight time between Grand Rapids (GRR) and Melbourne (MEL) is around 27h 5m and covers a distance of around 15766 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 31m. The fastest flight normally takes 23h 3m. Services are operated by United Airlines, American Airlines, Qantas and others. Typically 154 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
21h 34m
Layover time:
5h 31m
Total time:
27h 5m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
23h 3m
Flight distance:
15766 km
Flights per week:
154
Cheapest price:
$1,311
Carbon emissions:
3197 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
09:13
Last flight departs at:
17:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Grand Rapids (GRR) to Melbourne (MEL) flight schedules

Flights departing Tuesday, September 21, 2021

United States → Australia
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Conditions of entry into Australia from United States

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
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  • State and territory governments, with support from the Australian Government, manage quarantine arrangements
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  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: New Zealand unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
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No, entry into Australia from United States is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Melbourne is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Melbourne is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Melbourne is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 020 080.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United States from Australia.

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Last updated: 13 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Melbourne is to train and fly, which costs $600 - $1,900 and takes 31h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Melbourne is to fly which costs $950 - $2,700 and takes 23h 44m.

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The distance between Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) and Melbourne is 15763 km.

It takes approximately 23h 44m to get from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Melbourne, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Grand Rapids Airport to Melbourne Airport. The quickest flight takes 24h 25m and has two stopovers.

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Melbourne is 14h ahead of Grand Rapids Airport (GRR). It is currently 11:07 PM in Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) and 1:07 PM in Melbourne.

Delta, Qantas, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Grand Rapids Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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Map of how to get from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Melbourne.
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  • Distance: 15763.5 km
  • Duration: 23h 44m

What companies run services between Grand Rapids Airport (GRR), USA and Melbourne, VIC, Australia?

United Airlines, American Airlines and five other airlines fly from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Melbourne hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Melbourne via Chicago O'Hare, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
24h 33m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Melbourne via Denver, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Melbourne via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Melbourne via Chicago O'Hare, Auckland
Ave. Duration
25h 38m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $6,000
Flights from Grand Rapids to Melbourne via Houston, Auckland
Ave. Duration
26h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $6,000
Flights from Grand Rapids to Melbourne via Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
29h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,700
Flights from Muskegon to Melbourne via Chicago O'Hare, Auckland
Ave. Duration
24h 43m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,400 - $7,500
Flights from Muskegon to Melbourne via Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
31h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,700
Flights from Muskegon to Melbourne via Chicago O'Hare, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
31h 43m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,700
Flights from Muskegon to Melbourne via Chicago O'Hare, San Francisco, Auckland
Ave. Duration
32h 48m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,500 - $7,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Melbourne via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Melbourne via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Melbourne via Auckland
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,600
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Melbourne via Chicago O'Hare, Auckland
Ave. Duration
25h 38m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $6,000
Flights from Grand Rapids to Melbourne via Houston, Auckland
Ave. Duration
26h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $6,000
Flights from Grand Rapids to Melbourne via Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
29h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,700
Flights from Muskegon to Melbourne via Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles, Sydney
Ave. Duration
26h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Melbourne via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Melbourne via Auckland
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Melbourne via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $5,500
Flights from Grand Rapids to Melbourne via Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $5,500
Flights from Grand Rapids to Melbourne via Minneapolis, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
23h 3m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $5,500
Flights from Muskegon to Melbourne via Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
29h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$2,300 - $7,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Melbourne via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,300
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Melbourne via Minneapolis, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
23h 3m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $5,500
Flights from Muskegon to Melbourne via Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles, Sydney
Ave. Duration
26h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,700
Flights from Muskegon to Melbourne via Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
29h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$2,300 - $7,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Melbourne via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Melbourne via Los Angeles, Sydney
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,500
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 Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$280 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Other operators
Taxi from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Muskegon
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Yellow Cab of Grand Rapids
Phone
+1 616-459-4646
Metro Cab
Phone
+1 616-827-6500
Website
metrocabgr.com

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