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There are 3 ways to get from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Traverse City by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Traverse City (TVC) GRR - TVC

$243 - $1,240

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Bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to Traverse City, MI 1484

$23 - $30

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Traverse City 154 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Traverse City is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Traverse City is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Traverse City. However, there are services departing from Gerald R Ford Airport and arriving at Traverse City, MI via Kentwood Station - Woodland and Grand Rapids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 42 min.

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The distance between Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) and Traverse City is 131 miles. The road distance is 154 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Traverse City without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 42 min and costs $23 - $30.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Traverse City, including transfers.

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Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Traverse City bus services, operated by Indian Trails, depart from Grand Rapids station.

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The best way to get from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Traverse City is to fly which takes 3 h 15 min and costs $240 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $23 - $30 and takes 5 h 42 min.

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There is no direct flight from Grand Rapids Airport to Traverse City Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 8 min and has one stopover.

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Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Traverse City bus services, operated by Indian Trails, arrive at Traverse City, MI station.

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Map of how to get from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Traverse City.
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  • Distance: 130.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

What companies run services between Grand Rapids Airport (GRR), USA and Traverse City, MI, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Traverse City hourly. Alternatively, Indian Trails operates a bus from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Traverse City once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Traverse City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to Traverse City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids to Traverse City, MI
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
indiantrails.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Traverse City is 154 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Grand Rapids Airport (GRR) to Traverse City.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Grand Rapids Airport to Traverse City Airport.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Traverse City. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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