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There are 7 ways to get from Grand Rapids to Detroit Airport (DTW) by bus, plane, train or car

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Line 6 bus to Grand Rapids, fly  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 6 bus from Division & Library to Kentwood Station - Woodland
  2. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Detroit (DTW) GRR - DTW

$110 - $430

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Ann Arbor, Mi 4595

$29 - $59

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Amtrak Thruway to Kalamazoo, fly  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo, MI
  2. Fly from Kalamazoo (AZO) to Detroit (DTW) AZO - DTW

$142 - $352

Bus to Lansing, fly  •  4 h 18 min

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

$111 - $583

Bus via CATA Trans Center  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Lansing, Mi 4593 / ...
  2. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW McNamara Terminal Michigan Flyer

$37 - $66

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo, MI 8465
  2. Take the train from Kalamazoo Amtrak to Dearborn Amtrak Wolverine

$36 - $78

Drive  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Grand Rapids to Detroit Airport (DTW) 156.9 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Rapids to Detroit Airport (DTW) is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Rapids to Detroit Airport (DTW) is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grand Rapids to Detroit Airport (DTW). However, there are services departing from Grand Rapids, Mi and arriving at DTW McNamara Terminal via CATA Trans Center and East Lansing Marriott. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between Grand Rapids and Detroit Airport (DTW) is 129 miles. The road distance is 156.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Rapids to Detroit Airport (DTW) without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 59 min and costs $35 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Grand Rapids to Detroit Airport (DTW), including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Grand Rapids Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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Grand Rapids to Detroit Airport (DTW) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Ann Arbor, Mi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Rapids to Detroit Airport (DTW) is 157 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to drive from Grand Rapids to Detroit Airport (DTW).

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Map of how to get from Grand Rapids to Detroit Airport (DTW).
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  • Distance: 129.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

What companies run services between Grand Rapids, MI, USA and Detroit Airport (DTW), USA?

You can take a bus from Grand Rapids to Detroit Airport (DTW) via Lansing, Mi, CATA Trans Center, EBD Gr. River past Abbot Rd, and East Lansing Marriott in around 3 h 59 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Detroit
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Kalamazoo to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Lansing to Detroit
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
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 Kalamazoo Amtrak to Dearborn Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
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
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
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 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
Bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Ann Arbor, Mi
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW McNamara Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com

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Delta offers flights from Grand Rapids Airport to Detroit Airport.

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