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There are 9 ways to get from Grand Rapids to New York by bus, plane, subway, train or car

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Line 6 bus, fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 6 bus from Division & Library to Kentwood Station - Woodland
  2. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to New York La Guardia (LGA) GRR - LGA
  3. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to W 4 St

$110 - $337

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Bus Wanda Coach  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to New York, NY - 3 Allen St Grand Rapids

$80

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Line 6 bus, fly to Newark  •  4 h 57 min

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

$161 - $442

Fly to New York JFK  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to New York JFK (JFK) GRR - JFK

$154 - $1,618

Line 6 bus, fly to White Plains, train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 6 bus from Division & Library to Kentwood Station - Woodland
  2. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to White Plains (HPN) GRR - HPN
  3. Take the train from White Plains to Grand Central

$239 - $1,159

Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Philadelphia (PHL) GRR - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station

$244 - $766

Bus Greyhound USA  •  18 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Detroit, Mi 4593 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to New York, Ny 4414

$84 - $212

Train  •  25 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Chicago Union Station Pere Marquette
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New York Penn Station Lake Shore Limited

$159 - $461

Drive  •  12 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Grand Rapids to New York 749.8 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Rapids to New York is to bus which costs $80 and takes 14 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Rapids to New York is to line 6 bus and fly which costs $160 - $450 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grand Rapids to New York. However, there are services departing from Division & Fulton and arriving at New York, NY - 3 Allen St via Grand Rapids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Grand Rapids station to New York station. However, there are services departing from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station and arriving at New York Penn Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 1 min.

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The distance between Grand Rapids and New York is 623 miles. The road distance is 749.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Rapids to New York without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 10 min and costs $80.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Grand Rapids to New York, including transfers.

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Grand Rapids to New York bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, depart from Grand Rapids station.

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Grand Rapids to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station.

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The best way to get from Grand Rapids to New York is to fly which takes 7 h 13 min and costs $150 - $1,700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 and takes 14 h 10 min, you could also train, which costs $150 - $470 and takes 25 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Grand Rapids to New York.
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  • Distance: 623.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Grand Rapids, MI, USA and New York, NY, USA?

Delta and American Airlines fly from Grand Rapids to New York hourly. Alternatively, Wanda Coach operates a bus from Grand Rapids to New York 5 times a week. Tickets cost $80 and the journey takes 12 h 50 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Grand Rapids to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Grand Rapids to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Grand Rapids to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Grand Rapids to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Grand Rapids to New York JFK via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Grand Rapids to New York JFK via Detroit, Columbus
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Grand Rapids to White Plains via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to White Plains via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Grand Rapids to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Grand Rapids to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Grand Rapids to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $3,500
Flights from Grand Rapids to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $3,500
Flights from Grand Rapids to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $3,500
Flights from Grand Rapids to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $3,500
Flights from Grand Rapids to New York JFK via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $3,500
Flights from Grand Rapids to White Plains via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to White Plains via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to White Plains via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Grand Rapids to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Grand Rapids to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Grand Rapids to White Plains via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Newark via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Grand Rapids to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from White Plains to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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
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
Train from Chicago Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
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
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Grand Rapids to New York, NY - 3 Allen St
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
wandacoach.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.

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 Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Detroit, Mi to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160

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The quickest flight from Grand Rapids Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 59 min.

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Grand Rapids to New York bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, arrive at New York, NY - 3 Allen St station.

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Grand Rapids to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Rapids to New York is 750 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 22 min to drive from Grand Rapids to New York.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Grand Rapids Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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