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Trains from Bangor to Grand Rapids

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Bangor - Grand Rapids Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Bangor to Grand Rapids. Traveling by train from Bangor to Grand Rapids usually takes around one hour and 44 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance50 mi (81 km)
Fastest train1h 44m
Lowest price$13.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Pere Marquette
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Bangor to Grand Rapids

Monthly average prices

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Which train should you take from Bangor to Grand Rapids?

Amtrak Pere Marquette is the one and only train line which connects Bangor 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 45m$15.86
  • Amtrak Pere Marquette

    Amtrak Pere Marquette

    Named after a famous French explorer, the Amtrak Pere Marquette is a train route from Grand Rapids to Chicago. The Pere Marquette travels from Bangor to Grand Rapids in about 1 hours and 45 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

Is it safe to travel by train from Bangor 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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 Bangor to Grand Rapids?

The distance between Bangor and Grand Rapids is approximately 50 miles, or 81 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 44 minutes, As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from Bangor to Grand Rapids tend to have the most passengers on Saturday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Saturday. 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 Sunday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Bangor at 9:00pm and arrives in Grand Rapids about an hour later.

Is there a direct train from Bangor to Grand Rapids?

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 Bangor.

City Information

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 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 Bangor?

Main departure station: 541 Railroad Street

There is one train station in Bangor.

All train stations in Bangor:

  • 541 Railroad Street

Where is the train station in Grand Rapids?

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.

All train stations in Grand Rapids:

  • Vernon J. Ehlers Station

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