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Trip Summary

There is usually just one train option from Grand Rapids to Holland per day. The average train journey from Grand Rapids to Holland takes 47 minutes, though some trains might be a few minutes slower or faster.

Distance25 mi (41 km)
Fastest train0h 47m
Lowest price£2.38
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Pere Marquette
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Grand Rapids to Holland?

In the last month, £2.38 was the average price of a train ticket from Grand Rapids to Holland. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 25 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £2.38 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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The price of a train ticket from Grand Rapids to Holland remains pretty stable, regardless of when you plan to travel. Tickets on this route usually cost £5 throughout the year.

Which train should you take from Grand Rapids to Holland?

Amtrak Pere Marquette is the one and only train line which connects Grand Rapids to Holland. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Pere Marquette10h 47m£4.23
  • Named after a famous French explorer, the Amtrak Pere Marquette is a train route from Grand Rapids to Chicago. The Pere Marquette travels from Grand Rapids to Holland in about 0 hours and 47 minutes. Trains include onboard WiFi, a cafe car, and a quiet car ideal for sleeping or working. The Pere Marquette is consistently rated highly for its timely service and quality train cars by passengers traveling to Holland.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Grand Rapids and Holland is approximately 25 miles, or 41 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 47 minutes, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Holland.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Grand Rapids to Holland. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Sunday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Friday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Grand Rapids at 06:00 and arrives in Holland within the hour.

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Holland with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Holland to Grand Rapids.

City Information

Grand Rapids

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Blessed with unspoiled nature and a blossoming art scene, Grand Rapids is the perfect destination to enjoy a quick weekend getaway. To fully enjoy the vast swath of rolling hills and orchards the city has to offer, head towards Robinette's Apple Haus & Winery, where you can pick apples like a local and enjoy delicious regional wines. This location also features apple products such as apple ciders and apple pies, making it a true haven for foodies. If you wish to explore the historical values and heritage of the city, check out the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, which features plenty of memorabilia of the former president. For even more local produce, head to the Downtown Market.

Due to its proximity to nature, Grand Rapids offers the freshest local home-cooked dishes. Some notable local favorites include The Sovengard, which makes Scandinavian dishes using local ingredients, and six.one.six, an upscale establishment that offers French-inspired dishes similarly featuring local produce.

Grand Rapids includes bus and train service throughout the Midwest and beyond. The nearest airport is the Gerald R. Ford International Airport, located 9.4 miles from the city center.

Holland

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Holland is on Lake Macatawa's shore and is an ideal city for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. The city is known for its rich Dutch heritage, as it organizes the internationally acclaimed Tulip Time Festival. With the picturesque countryside vibe, Holland features windmill gardens and sandy beaches near Lake Michigan, and you can see tulips in spring at the Tulip Time Festival. Near Lake Michigan, you can see the Big Red Lighthouse, that's popular among tourists. You can see deer and migratory birds in Holland State Park for wildlife and bird watching.

Known for its beautiful beaches and lakes, Holland features beachfront hotels and restaurants that you will enjoy. The city is known for its breweries, distilleries, and wineries that create craft beers, artisan spirits, and wine, like the New Holland Brewing Company. Aside from the Tulip Time Festival, Holland is known for annual events like the Memorial Day Parade and St. Patrick's Day Parade.

It is easy to visit Holland by train from over a hundred cities, with routes provided by Amtrak. If you'd prefer the bus, Tornado Bus and El Expreso Bus both have frequent trips to the city. MAX Transit offers public transportation services in Holland.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Grand Rapids?

Vernon J. Ehlers Station -{"city":"Grand Rapids","country":"US","postal":"49503","state":"MI","street1":"440 Century Ave SW"} - GRRAMT-0

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Main departure station: Vernon J. Ehlers Station

Vernon J. Ehlers Station, opened in 2014 and named after Congressman Vernon Ehlers, is Grand Rapids' primary Amtrak station. It is the terminus of the Amtrak Pere Marquette line that begins in Chicago. The station building has a uniquely lit, red-brick clock tower that has become a landmark of the city and has a large waiting area, restrooms, and vending machines. Located a bit south of downtown, the train station is near a strip of charming antique stores, the Grand Rapids Ballet, and Heartside State Park.

All train stations in Grand Rapids:

  • Vernon J. Ehlers Station

Where is the train station in Holland?

Main arrival station: 171 Lincoln Ave

Holland has one train station.

Train stations in Holland:

  • 171 Lincoln Ave

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