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There are 7 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Grand Rapids by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Grand Rapids  •  3h 22m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Grand Rapids (GRR) DCA - GRR

$90 - $234

6 alternative options

Fly to Lansing, bus  •  5h 3m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Lansing (LAN) DCA - LAN
  2. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Grand Rapids, MI

$124 - $309

Bus  •  21h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York City 2601
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Grand Rapids Nyc

Bus via Cleveland  •  21h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Cleveland
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland to Detroit
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Grand Rapids, MI

$95 - $146

Train via ROCKVILLE station  •  24h 11m

  1. Take the train from Rockville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station Pere Marquette

$121 - $178

Train  •  29h 52m

  1. Take the train from Alexandria to Chicago Union Station Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station Pere Marquette

$127 - $182

Drive  •  10h 54m

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Grand Rapids 658 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Grand Rapids is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Grand Rapids is to fly which costs $90 - $240 and takes 3h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) station to Grand Rapids station. However, there are services departing from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arriving at Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station via FARRAGUT NORTH station, Rockville Amtrak and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 11m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Grand Rapids is 535 miles. The road distance is 658 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Grand Rapids without a car is to bus which takes 21h 37m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 22m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Grand Rapids, including transfers.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Grand Rapids train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Rockville Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Grand Rapids is to fly which takes 3h 22m and costs $90 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 21h 37m, you could also train via ROCKVILLE station, which costs $120 - $180 and takes 24h 11m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Grand Rapids Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Grand Rapids train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Grand Rapids.
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  • Distance: 535.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 22m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Grand Rapids, Kent County, MI, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Grand Rapids every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Grand Rapids via GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station, Washington DC, New York City, New York, NY - 3 Allen St, Grand Rapids, and Division at Maplelawn in around 21h 37m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lansing via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rockville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Train from Chicago Union Station to Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Seat
$55 - $80
Train from Alexandria to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
23h 41m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$310 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to New York City
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
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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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from Cleveland to Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Grand Rapids is 658 miles. It takes approximately 10h 54m to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Grand Rapids.

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Delta, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Grand Rapids Airport.

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