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There are 7 ways to get from Grand Rapids to University of Michigan–Dearborn by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo, MI 1482 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kalamazoo to Dearborn Wolverine

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Bus  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Detroit, MI 1482 / ...

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Drive  •  2h 32m

  1. Drive from Grand Rapids to University of Michigan–Dearborn 153.5 miles

Line 6 bus to Grand Rapids, fly  •  4h 26m

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

Drive to Lansing, fly  •  3h 13m

  1. Drive from Grand Rapids to Lansing
  2. Fly from Lansing (LAN) to Detroit (DTW) LAN - DTW

Bus to Kalamazoo, fly  •  5h 52m

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

Bus to Saginaw, fly  •  7h 41m

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

Grand Rapids to University of Michigan–Dearborn by bus and walk

The journey time between Grand Rapids and University of Michigan–Dearborn is around 6h 3m and covers a distance of around 199 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 24 min. Operated by Indian Trails and DDot, the Grand Rapids to University of Michigan–Dearborn service departs from Grand Rapids, MI and arrives in University of Michigan–Dearborn. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

21 Weekly Services
6h 3m Average Duration
$18 Cheapest Price
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The cost-effective way to get from Grand Rapids to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to bus, which costs $17 - $35 and takes 6h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Rapids to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 2h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grand Rapids to University of Michigan–Dearborn. However, there are services departing from Grand Rapids, MI and arriving at Fairlane Town Center via Michigan & Third. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 3m.

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The distance between Grand Rapids and University of Michigan–Dearborn is 132 miles. The road distance is 153.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Rapids to University of Michigan–Dearborn without a car is to bus and train which takes 5h 11m and costs $35 - $60.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Grand Rapids to University of Michigan–Dearborn, including transfers.

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Grand Rapids to University of Michigan–Dearborn bus services, operated by Indian Trails, 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 48 min.

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Grand Rapids to University of Michigan–Dearborn bus services, operated by Indian Trails, arrive at Detroit, MI station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Rapids to University of Michigan–Dearborn is 153 miles. It takes approximately 2h 32m to drive from Grand Rapids to University of Michigan–Dearborn.

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  • Distance: 132.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 11m

What companies run services between Grand Rapids, Kent County, MI, USA and University of Michigan–Dearborn, MI, USA?

Indian Trails operates a bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Detroit, MI 3 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 4h 40m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Detroit
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $450
Flights from Lansing to Detroit
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $1,200
Flights from Kalamazoo to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $380
Flights from Saginaw to Detroit
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $280
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kalamazoo to Dearborn
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Website
Indian Trails
Children 2-16
$5 - $8
College students
$8 - $12
Senior Citizens 62+
$9 - $13
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Detroit, MI
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
Indian Trails
Children 2-16
$15 - $22
College students
$20 - $28
Senior Citizens 62+
$21 - $30
The Rapid
Phone
+1 616-456-7514
Website
ridetherapid.org
Bus from Division/Library to Kentwood Station - Woodland
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Saginaw Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Amtrak

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