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There are 8 ways to get from Grand Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) by bus, plane, subway, train or car

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Line 6 bus to Grand Rapids, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 6 bus from Division & Library to Kentwood Station - Woodland
  2. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) GRR - ORD

$70 - $240

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Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago, IL 1482-27 - Bay City - Chicago / ...

$30 - $48

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Bus to Muskegon, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Muskegon, Mi
  2. Fly from Muskegon (MKG) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MKG - ORD

$202 - $409

Amtrak Thruway to Kalamazoo, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo, MI
  2. Fly from Kalamazoo (AZO) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) AZO - ORD

$172 - $472

Bus to Lansing, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Lansing, Mi
  2. Fly from Lansing (LAN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) LAN - ORD

$136 - $733

Line 6 bus to Grand Rapids, fly to Chicago Midway, subway  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 6 bus from Division & Library to Kentwood Station - Woodland
  2. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Chicago Midway (MDW) GRR - MDW
  3. Take the subway from Jackson-Blue to O'Hare

$90 - $358

Train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Rapids Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Pere Marquette

$41 - $96

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Grand Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 195.3 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to bus and fly which costs $200 - $410 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The distance between Grand Rapids and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 134 miles. The road distance is 195.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) without a car is to bus which takes 5 h and costs $29 - $50.

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Grand Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Grand Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to bus which takes 5 h and costs $29 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $100 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Grand Rapids Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 3 min.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 1 h behind Grand Rapids. It is currently 6:16 AM in Grand Rapids and 5:16 AM in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).

Yes, the driving distance between Grand Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 195 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to drive from Grand Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Grand Rapids Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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  • Distance: 133.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

What companies run services between Grand Rapids, MI, USA and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA?

Indian Trails operates a bus from Grand Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Grand Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $95 and the journey takes 4 h 8 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Muskegon to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Kalamazoo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Lansing to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Kalamazoo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Lansing to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Lansing to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $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 Grand Rapids Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 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
The Rapid
Website
ridetherapid.org
Bus from Division & Library to Kentwood Station - Woodland
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
connect.ridetherapid.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Muskegon, Mi
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo, MI
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Lansing (Lansing Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com

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