There are 3 ways to get from Grand Rapids to Traverse City by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to Traverse City, MI 1484

$23 - $30

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Grand Rapids to Traverse City 142.8 miles

$14 - $21

Fly  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Traverse City (TVC) GRR - TVC

$238 - $1,322

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Rapids to Traverse City is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Rapids to Traverse City is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The distance between Grand Rapids and Traverse City is 125 miles. The road distance is 142.8 miles.

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The bus from Grand Rapids to Traverse City, MI takes 3 h 45 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Grand Rapids and arriving at Traverse City, MI. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Traverse City. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Grand Rapids to Traverse City.
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  • Distance: 125.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

What companies run services between Grand Rapids, MI, USA and Traverse City, MI, USA?

Indian Trails operates a bus from Grand Rapids to Traverse City once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Grand Rapids to Traverse City hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Traverse City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to Traverse City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Grand Rapids to Traverse City via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids to Traverse City, MI
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
indiantrails.com

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