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Ann Arbor - Grand Rapids Train Timetable
There is one daily train from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids. Traveling by train from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids usually takes around 16 hours and 19 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||109 mi (175 km)|
|Fastest train||16h 19m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids?
In the last month, €63.16 was the average price of a train ticket from Ann Arbor, MI to Grand Rapids, MI. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €5.05 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for August. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €43 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids in October, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €61 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 10 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Grand Rapids from Ann Arbor will be about €5.05 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Ann Arbor, Michigan to Grand Rapids, Michigan. 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.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €63.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the train journey from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids?
The distance between Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids is approximately 109 miles, or 175 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 16 hours and 19 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.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Ann Arbor at 07:00 and arrives in Grand Rapids around 16 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
Ann Arbor is a quirky city filled with interesting secrets for curious travelers. The first thing to do in Ann Arbor is to check out its crown jewel, the University of Michigan. Boasting as many as 30 libraries and more than 16 museums, the university will fulfill every culturally-inclined traveler’s desires with ease. Nature lovers who enjoy a breath of fresh air should consider hopping on the Huron River Water Trail, which offers plenty of opportunities for paddling. Also don’t miss out on a show at the famous Michigan Theater, which offers retro shows and live acts.
Travelers can enjoy an authentic Ann Arbor culinary experience at Kerrytown, a historic quarter in the city. Located there are the Ann Arbor Farmers Market, as well as Zingerman’s Deli, both of which are local favorites.
The Amtrak station at 325 Depot St serves as the city’s main hub for both bus and train travel. From the station you can catch a bus or train to various cities such as Detroit, Cleveland, Chicago, Pittsburgh, and beyond. Ann Arbor is served by Amtrak’s Wolverine line. The city’s main airport is the Ann Arbor Municipal Airport.
Where is the train station in Ann Arbor?
There is one train station in Ann Arbor.
Where is the train station in Grand Rapids?
Grand Rapids has one train station.
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