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Holland - Grand Rapids Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

On most days, there is one scheduled train that travels from Holland to Grand Rapids. The train trip from Holland to Grand Rapids is usually about one hour and one minute long. However, be prepared just in case your train arrives slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance25 mi (41 km)
Fastest train1h 1m
Lowest price£3.18
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Pere Marquette
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Holland to Grand Rapids

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Which train should you take from Holland to Grand Rapids?

Amtrak Pere Marquette is the one and only train line which connects Holland to Grand Rapids. 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 Marquette11h 1m£4.18
  • Named after a famous French explorer, the Amtrak Pere Marquette is a train route from Grand Rapids to Chicago. The Pere Marquette travels from Holland to Grand Rapids in about 1 hours and 1 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 Grand Rapids.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Holland and Grand Rapids is approximately 25 miles, or 41 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour and 1 minute, As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

Trains departing from Holland to Grand Rapids tend to have the most passengers on Sunday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Sunday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Saturday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Holland at 22:00 and arrives in Grand Rapids about an hour later.

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

City Information

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.

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 Holland?

Main departure station: 171 Lincoln Ave

There is one train station in Holland.

All train stations in Holland:

  • 171 Lincoln Ave

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 arrival 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.

Train stations in Grand Rapids:

  • Vernon J. Ehlers Station

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