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Ann Arbor - Grand Rapids Bus Schedule

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Other ways to get from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids

There are usually 2 daily train trips available from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids.

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids. Traveling by bus from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids usually takes around 3 hours and 45 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance109 mi (175 km)
Shortest duration3h 45m
Cheapest price$28.00
Most frequent serviceIndian Trails
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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids

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December 8, 2023- Visiting family

Indian Trails

Pros: Friendly staff. Cons: Not much. Tips: Enjoy the ride.

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What bus companies travel from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids. Indian Trails is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Indian Trails13h 45m$28.00
  • Book Indian Trails from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids from $28. Typically there is one Indian Trails schedule per day from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids and you can expect on average to pay for a Indian Trails ticket to Grand Rapids. In Ann Arbor, Indian Trails departs to Grand Rapids from 331 S 4th Ave . In Grand Rapids, Indian Trails arrives at 250 Cesar E Chavez SW .

    An average trip on Indian Trails from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids takes 3 hours and 45 minutes .

    On weekends, Indian Trails offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Grand Rapids.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 109 miles from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

There is usually only one bus per day from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids. It leaves the station in Ann Arbor at 1:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

There is usually only one bus per day from Ann Arbor 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 Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids; ticket prices start at $40.00.

City Information

Ann Arbor

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.

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, 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 does the bus leave from in Ann Arbor?

Main departure station: 331 S 4th Ave

Most buses depart from the main station in Ann Arbor.

All bus stations in Ann Arbor:

  • 331 S 4th Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Grand Rapids?

Main arrival station: 250 Cesar E Chavez SW

All buses from Ann Arbor arrive at one main station in Grand Rapids.

All bus stations in Grand Rapids:

  • 250 Cesar E Chavez SW

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