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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Grand Rapids to St Joseph. Traveling by train from Grand Rapids to St Joseph usually takes around 2 hours and 9 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance73 mi (118 km)
Fastest train2h 9m
Lowest price£8.73
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Pere Marquette
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Grand Rapids to St Joseph

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Quianna

18 March 2022- Visiting friends

Amtrak Pere Marquette

Pros: the staff m as de mr feel comfortable considering i had anxiety. Cons: the lights by the window should be off. Tips: enjoy the ride.

Price trends for trains from Grand Rapids to St Joseph

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Which train should you take from Grand Rapids to St Joseph?

Amtrak Pere Marquette is the one and only train line which connects Grand Rapids to St Joseph. 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 Marquette12h 9m£17.65
  • 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 St Joseph in about 2 hours and 9 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 St Joseph.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Grand Rapids and St Joseph is approximately 73 miles, or 118 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 9 minutes, Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

Trains from Grand Rapids to St Joseph are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Grand Rapids at 06:00 and arrives in St Joseph around 2 hours later.

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to St Joseph 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 St Joseph to Grand Rapids.

City Information

Grand Rapids

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Grand Rapids, MI - GRR-1

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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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Grand Rapids?

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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 St Joseph?

Main arrival station: 410 1/2 Vine Street

St Joseph has one train station.

Train stations in St Joseph:

  • 410 1/2 Vine Street

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