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Chicago to Grand Rapids bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€41.72
Shortest Duration19h 25m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Chicago to Grand Rapids
Based on 6 reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
16 January 2020Visiting friends

Based on 3 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
14 July 2019Business
Driver was very nice and communicative.
Dan Ryan Station in Chicago does not feel safe. I would love if Indian Trails was more communicative about where to go to meet the bus so that passengers can be sure that they are in the correct spot and not be wandering around a historically unsafe station. Also, I wou...More

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Chicago to Grand Rapids right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Chicago to Grand Rapids?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, €45.27 was the low point for bus fares from Chicago to Grand Rapids. Buses from Grand Rapids to Chicago are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than €45.27 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 17 days in advance. By doing so, you could save €41.72 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 19 hours and 25 minutes to cover the 201 kilometers (125 miles) from Chicago to Grand Rapids. However, the fastest bus only takes 19 hours and 25 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Grand Rapids. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Grand Rapids, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Chicago?

There is usually only one bus per day from Chicago to Grand Rapids. It leaves the station in Chicago at 23:00 each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Chicago to Grand Rapids. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Chicago to Grand Rapids; ticket prices start at €24.86.

What bus companies travel from Chicago to Grand Rapids?

There is one bus company that operates from Chicago to Grand Rapids. Greyhound is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound119h 25m€60.08

Where does the bus leave from in Chicago?

Most buses depart from the main station in Chicago, Illinois:

  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St

Where does the bus arrive in Grand Rapids?

All buses from Chicago arrive at one main station in Grand Rapids, Michigan:

  • Rapid Central Station - 250 Grandville Ave SW

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