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traveling from Grand Rapids to Chicago by train

Cheapest price$27.00
Fastest time4h 8m
Trips per day6
train carriers2
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Grand Rapids to Chicago?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Grand Rapids to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Grand Rapids to Chicago were $38.54. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average $7.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Grand Rapids to Chicago?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Grand Rapids to Chicago by train is at 7 AM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 12 PM on Tuesday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily train trips are there from Grand Rapids to Chicago?

On average there are 6 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Grand Rapids to Chicago, with an average of 5 trips per day and 100 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Grand Rapids to Chicago. Of the 6 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from Grand Rapids start at $13.00.

train lines that run from Grand Rapids to Chicago

Amtrak Pere Marquette

Amtrak Pere Marquette operates, on average, 1 train schedule(s) from Grand Rapids to Chicago. The average Amtrak Pere Marquette ticket to Chicago costs $35.40. Cheap Amtrak Pere Marquette tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $27.00. In Grand Rapids, Amtrak Pere Marquette departs from 440 Century Ave SW and no other station. In Chicago, Amtrak Pere Marquette arrives at Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Pere Marquette from Grand Rapids to Chicago takes 4 hours and 9 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Pere Marquette trip will get you to Chicago in 4 hours and 8 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Pere Marquette offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $34.89 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Amtrak Pere Marquette
Amtrak Pere Marquette
Air conditioning
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Avg. Time
4h 9m
Avg. Price
$35.40

Amtrak

Amtrak operates, on average, 5 train schedule(s) from Grand Rapids to Chicago. The average Amtrak ticket to Chicago costs $47.04. Cheap Amtrak tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $35.00. In Grand Rapids, Amtrak departs from 440 Century Ave SW and no other station. In Chicago, Amtrak arrives at Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Grand Rapids to Chicago takes 4 hours and 58 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Chicago in 4 hours and 8 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay $49.52 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Amtrak
Amtrak
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
4h 58m
Avg. Price
$47.04

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Grand Rapids. Most train trips to Chicago will depart from 440 Century Ave SW.
  • 440 Century Ave SW
Train trips arrive in Chicago at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Union Station - 225 S Canal St are the main train stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Grand Rapids.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St