Cheap Chicago to Grand Rapids  train tickets

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How much are Chicago to Grand Rapids train tickets?

Lowest Price$28.00
Fastest3h 55m
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Overall score for Chicago to Grand Rapids
5.0
Based on 1 reviews
Amtrak Pere Marquette
5.0
Based on 1 reviews
Based on 1 reviewsRatings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
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Margaret
5.0
August 13, 2019Solo travel
Pros
This train ride was a pleasant surprise! The cars were very comfortable I didn’t realize they had a café on board complete with adult beverages
Tips
. Be sure to factor in the fact that you could be late in your travels

How to find cheap train tickets from Chicago to Grand Rapids ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Chicago to Grand Rapids is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Chicago to Grand Rapids was $37.29. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $7.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Chicago to Grand Rapids ? How far is Chicago to Grand Rapids ?

The distance between Chicago to Grand Rapids is 125.10 miles or 201.28 km. A train trip from Chicago to Grand Rapids typically takes 4 hours and 47 minutes. If you are looking to get to Grand Rapids faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 55 minutes to get from Chicago to Grand Rapids.

Going from Chicago to Grand Rapids by train takes over 4 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Tuesday trains from Chicago to Grand Rapids are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Chicago to Grand Rapids

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Grand Rapids. On the route to Grand Rapids 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Chicago to Grand Rapids, usually offering 2 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Grand Rapids with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Chicago to Grand Rapids, which start at $14.00.

Chicago to Grand Rapids is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Grand Rapids start from $36.00, and on average cost $43.05. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Grand Rapids. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Grand Rapids trains arrive at 440 Century Ave SW,

From Chicago to Grand Rapids train travel on Amtrak takes 5 hours and 2 minutes. If you are looking to get to Grand Rapids faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 55 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $49.43 for a one-way train ticket to Grand Rapids.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 2m
Avg. Price
$43.05

Amtrak Pere Marquette

Amtrak Pere Marquette train tickets from Chicago to Grand Rapids start from $28.00, and on average cost $34.95. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Pere Marquette schedules to Grand Rapids. Amtrak Pere Marquette in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Grand Rapids trains arrive at 440 Century Ave SW,

From Chicago to Grand Rapids train travel on Amtrak Pere Marquette takes 4 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to get to Grand Rapids faster, Amtrak Pere Marquette offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 55 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Grand Rapids on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Pere Marquette scheduled trip per day, which will cost $37.03 for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 5m
Avg. Price
$34.95

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Chicago on their way to Grand Rapids. The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Grand Rapids from Chicago., The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is 440 Century Ave SW.
  • 440 Century Ave SW