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There are 8 ways to get from Washington to Grand Rapids by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids  •  4h 47m

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

$137 - $757

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Bus  •  19h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Detroit, Mi 1605 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi 4592 / ...

$85 - $121

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Fly Washington Dulles to Grand Rapids, line 6 bus  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Grand Rapids (GRR) IAD - GRR
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Kentwood Station - Woodland to Central Station

$142 - $762

Train to Baltimore, fly to Grand Rapids  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Grand Rapids (GRR) BWI - GRR

$210 - $906

Fly Reagan Washington to Lansing, bus  •  6h 9m

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

$112 - $264

Bus via New York  •  18h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 28 Allen St. Washington DC-NYC
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Grand Rapids Nyc

$104

Train  •  22h 44m

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

$119 - $166

Drive  •  10h 49m

  1. Drive from Washington to Grand Rapids 655.8 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Grand Rapids is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Grand Rapids is to fly which costs $130 - $800 and takes 4h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Grand Rapids. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. and arriving at Division & Fulton via New York, NY - 3 Allen St and Division & Maplelawn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Grand Rapids station. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 44m.

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The distance between Washington and Grand Rapids is 534 miles. The road distance is 655.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Grand Rapids without a car is to bus via New York which takes 18h 58m and costs $104.

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It takes approximately 4h 47m to get from Washington to Grand Rapids, including transfers.

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Washington to Grand Rapids bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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Washington to Grand Rapids train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Grand Rapids is to fly which takes 4h 47m and costs $130 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus via New York, which costs $104 and takes 18h 58m, you could also train, which costs $110 - $170 and takes 22h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Grand Rapids.
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  • Distance: 533.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 47m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Grand Rapids, MI, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Washington to Grand Rapids hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Grand Rapids via New York, NY - 28 Allen St., New York, NY - 3 Allen St, Grand Rapids, and Division & Maplelawn in around 18h 58m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lansing via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $480
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Baltimore to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Grand Rapids via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $110
First Class
$75 - $190
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Chicago Union Station to Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Seat
$55 - $80
Bus operators
The Rapid
Phone
+1 616-456-7514
Website
ridetherapid.org
Bus from Kentwood Station - Woodland to Central Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
connect.ridetherapid.org
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 Lansing, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Washington, Dc to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $90
Flexible
$95 - $140
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Grand Rapids, Mi
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Lansing to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 28 Allen St.
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.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
$80
Book at
GoTo Bus

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Grand Rapids Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 59m.

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Washington to Grand Rapids bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Grand Rapids, Mi station.

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Washington to Grand Rapids train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Grand Rapids is 656 miles. It takes approximately 10h 49m to drive from Washington to Grand Rapids.

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

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There are 79+ hotels available in Grand Rapids. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $2 - $4.

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