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Cheap train tickets from Chicago to Grand Rapids

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Chicago to Grand Rapids?

Lowest Price£22.61
Fastest Train3h 50m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines2
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Chicago to Grand Rapids
5.0
Based on 4 reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.5
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Michelle
5.0
18 September 2019Visiting family
Pros
Great way to get home from Chicago - no fighting the traffic.
Cons
Wi-fi service
Tips
Don't count in the wi-fi.
Margaret
5.0
13 August 2019Solo travel
Pros
This train ride was a pleasant surprise! The cars were very comfortable I didn’t realize they had a café on board complete with adult beverages
Tips
. Be sure to factor in the fact that you could be late in your travels

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Chicago to Grand Rapids?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Chicago to Grand Rapids is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Chicago to Grand Rapids was £30.46. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 16 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £7.46 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Chicago to Grand Rapids?

The distance between Chicago and Grand Rapids is approximately 125.10 miles, or 201.28 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 4 hours and 43 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 50 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Chicago to Grand Rapids?

Trains from Chicago to Grand Rapids are the busiest on Sunday. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Where is the train station in Chicago?

There is one train station from which trains depart Chicago on their way to Grand Rapids:

  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St

Where is the train station in Grand Rapids?

There is one train station where trains from Chicago arrive in Grand Rapids:

  • 440 Century Ave SW

What train services are there from Chicago to Grand Rapids?

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Grand Rapids. On the route to Grand Rapids 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Chicago to Grand Rapids, usually offering 3 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Grand Rapids with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Chicago to Grand Rapids, which start at £8.88.

Here are the 2 train lines that operate from Chicago to Grand Rapids

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Grand Rapids start from £29.07, and on average cost £37.11. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Grand Rapids. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Grand Rapids trains arrive at 440 Century Ave SW,

From Chicago to Grand Rapids train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 57 minutes. If you are looking to get to Grand Rapids faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 50 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £47.29 for a one-way train ticket to Grand Rapids.

Avg. Time
4h 57m
Avg. Price
£37.11

Amtrak Pere Marquette

Amtrak Pere Marquette train tickets from Chicago to Grand Rapids start from £22.61, and on average cost £27.46. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Pere Marquette schedules to Grand Rapids. Amtrak Pere Marquette in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Grand Rapids trains arrive at 440 Century Ave SW,

From Chicago to Grand Rapids train travel on Amtrak Pere Marquette takes 4 hours and 4 minutes. If you are looking to get to Grand Rapids faster, Amtrak Pere Marquette offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 50 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Grand Rapids on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Pere Marquette scheduled trip per day, which will cost £28.80 for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.

Avg. Time
4h 4m
Avg. Price
£27.46

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