The distance between Grand Rapids to East Lansing is 62.03 miles or 99.80 km. A train trip from Grand Rapids to East Lansing typically takes 9 hours and 49 minutes. If you are looking to get to East Lansing faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 5 hours and 7 minutes to get from Grand Rapids to East Lansing.
Going from Grand Rapids to East Lansing by train takes over 9 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 Sunday trains from Grand Rapids to East Lansing 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.
Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to East Lansing. One train carrier operates regular service on the Grand Rapids to East Lansing route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Grand Rapids to East Lansing, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Grand Rapids to East Lansing, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Grand Rapids to East Lansing, which start at $8.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Grand Rapids to East Lansing start from $23.00, and on average cost $48.46. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to East Lansing. Amtrak in Grand Rapids leaves from 440 Century Ave SW, And in East Lansing trains arrive at Train Station - 1240 S Harrison Rd E,
From Grand Rapids to East Lansing train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 50 minutes. If you are looking to get to East Lansing faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 7 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $55.00 for a one-way train ticket to East Lansing.