There are 3 ways to get from Grand Rapids to Sarnia by bus, train or car

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Bus Indian Trails, train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Flint 1482
  2. Take the train from Flint Amtrak to Port Huron Amtrak Blue Water

$45 - $80

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Bus, train via East Lansing Amtrak  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to East Lansing, Mi 4593 / ...
  2. Take the train from East Lansing Amtrak to Port Huron Amtrak Blue Water

$43 - $100

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Grand Rapids to Sarnia 183.2 miles

$24 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Rapids to Sarnia is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Rapids to Sarnia is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between Grand Rapids and Sarnia is 166 miles. The road distance is 183.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Rapids to Sarnia without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 1 min and costs $45 - $85.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Grand Rapids to Sarnia, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Rapids to Sarnia is 183 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to drive from Grand Rapids to Sarnia.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Sarnia. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 166 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Grand Rapids, MI, USA and Sarnia, ON, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Grand Rapids to Sarnia. However, you can take the bus to Flint, take the walk to Flint Amtrak, then take the train to Port Huron Amtrak. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Grand Rapids to Sarnia via East Lansing, Mi and East Lansing Amtrak in around 5 h 19 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Flint Amtrak to Port Huron Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Train from East Lansing Amtrak to Port Huron Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Flint
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to East Lansing, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.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.

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 East Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30

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