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Trains from Grand Rapids to Holland

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Grand Rapids to Holland. Traveling by train from Grand Rapids to Holland usually takes around 47 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance25 mi (41 km)
Fastest train0h 47m
Lowest price$6.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Pere Marquette
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Grand Rapids to Holland?

In the last month, $6.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Grand Rapids to Holland. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $0.08 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$15$10$5JunJul

Over the next four weeks, the average daily price of train tickets to Holland from Grand Rapids is expected to remain pretty much the same. As a result, a one-way train trip will cost about $6 regardless of the day you pick to travel.

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10JASONDJFMAMJ

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Grand Rapids to Holland by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for March. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $21 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Grand Rapids to Holland in December, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $43 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 10 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Holland from Grand Rapids will be about $0.08 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Grand Rapids to Holland?

Amtrak Pere Marquette is the one and only train line which connects Grand Rapids to Holland. 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 Marquette10h 47m$6.00
  • 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 Grand Rapids to Holland in about 0 hours and 47 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 Holland.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Grand Rapids to Holland 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 Grand Rapids to Holland?

The distance between Grand Rapids and Holland is approximately 25 miles, or 41 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 47 minutes, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Holland.

When are trains the most crowded?

Wednesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Grand Rapids to Holland. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Wednesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Monday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Grand Rapids at 6:00am and arrives in Holland within the hour.

Is there a direct train from Grand Rapids to Holland?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Holland 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 Holland to Grand Rapids.

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 Grand Rapids?

Main departure 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

Where is the train station in Holland?

Main arrival station: 171 Lincoln Ave

Holland has one train station.

All train stations in Holland:

  • 171 Lincoln Ave

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