There are 8 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  •  3h 14m

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

$214 - $704

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Bus, line 261 bus  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Detroit, Mi 4593 / ...
  2. Take the line 261 bus from Michigan & Cass to Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal 261

$25 - $34

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Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails to Lansing, fly  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Grand Rapids to East Lansing
  2. Fly from Lansing (LAN) to Detroit (DTW) LAN - DTW

$210 - $635

Bus to Kalamazoo, fly  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Kalamazoo Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Kalamazoo (AZO) to Detroit (DTW) AZO - DTW

$223 - $668

Bus  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Kalamazoo Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo, Mi to Dearborn Amtrak, Mi 5508 / ...

$33 - $46

Bus, train  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Kalamazoo Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Kalamazoo Amtrak Station to Dearborn Amtrak Station Wolverine

$43 - $63

Bus, line 261 bus via Warren  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to Madison Heights Grand Rapids
  2. Take the line 261 bus from Jefferson + Griswold to Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal 261

$31 - $43

Drive  •  2h 33m

  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 2h 33m.

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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 2h 33m.

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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 Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal via Michigan & Cass. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 44m.

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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 and line 261 bus which takes 4h 44m and costs $24 - $35.

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It takes approximately 3h 14m 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 54 min.

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Grand Rapids to Detroit Airport (DTW) bus services, operated by Southeast Michigan SMART, arrive at Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal station.

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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: 3h 14m

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

You can take a bus from Grand Rapids to Detroit Airport (DTW) via Detroit, Mi and Michigan & Cass in around 4h 44m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Detroit
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Lansing to Detroit
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Kalamazoo to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
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 Station to Dearborn Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Bus operators
The Rapid
Phone
+1 616-456-7514
Website
ridetherapid.org
Bus from Division at Library NB to Kentwood Station - Woodland
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
The Rapid
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
Bus from Grand Rapids to East Lansing
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Kalamazoo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
indiantrails.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 Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Bus from Kalamazoo, Mi to Dearborn Amtrak, Mi
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $28
Flexible
$35 - $60
Southeast Michigan SMART
Phone
+1 866-962-5515
Website
smartbus.org
Bus from Michigan & Cass to Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from Jefferson + Griswold to Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Grand Rapids to Madison Heights
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Rapids to Detroit Airport (DTW) is 157 miles. It takes approximately 2h 33m to drive from Grand Rapids to Detroit Airport (DTW).

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Delta offers flights from Grand Rapids Airport to Detroit Airport.

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