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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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Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails, train  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Vernon J Ehlers Station - Grand Rapids to Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Kalamazoo to Dearborn Wolverine

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Bus, train  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo, MI 1483
  2. Take the train from Kalamazoo to Dearborn Wolverine

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Bus  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Detroit, MI 1483

Drive  •  2h 32m

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

Drive to Lansing, fly  •  3h 11m

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

Line 6 bus to Grand Rapids, fly  •  4h 51m

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

Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails to Kalamazoo, fly  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Vernon J Ehlers Station - Grand Rapids to Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak
  2. Fly from Kalamazoo (AZO) to Detroit (DTW) AZO - 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 5h 43m 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 seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Services
5h 43m Average Duration
$18 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Grand Rapids to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to bus which costs $17 - $100 and takes 5h 43m.

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

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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 5h 43m.

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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 Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails and train which takes 5h 5m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 5m 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 Lansing Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 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 5m

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 once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $95 and the journey takes 4h 20m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Lansing to Detroit
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $290
Flights from Grand Rapids to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $300
Flights from Kalamazoo to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $300
Train operators
Amtrak
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Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kalamazoo to Dearborn
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $90
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$5 - $28
Child Coach - short notice
$18 - $28
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$15 - $50
Child Business Class - short notice
$17 - $55
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$22 - $35
Business Seat - advance purchase
$30 - $110
Business Seat - short notice
$35 - $90
Coach Seat - short notice
$17 - $90
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $25
Website
Indian Trails
Children 2-16
$5 - $8
College students
$8 - $12
Senior Citizens 62+
$7 - $11
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Detroit, MI
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $95
Website
Indian Trails
Children 2-16
$15 - $22
College students
$20 - $28
Senior Citizens 62+
$22 - $35
The Rapid
Phone
+1 616-456-7514
Website
ridetherapid.org
Bus from Fountain/Division to Kentwood Station - Woodland
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Website
The Rapid
Adult
$2

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