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Fares from $49 One Way, $97 Round Trip from Grand Rapids to Chicago

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More About Flying To Chicago from Grand Rapids

Flights from Grand Rapids to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Grand Rapids to Chicago?

Two airlines operate direct flights from Grand Rapids, MI Airport (GRR-Gerald R. Ford Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) — United Airlines and American Airlines. They'll get you where you need to go in style.

What is the shortest flight from Grand Rapids to Chicago?

The journey from Grand Rapids to Chicago can be as quick as 1 hour and 1 minute. With an easy flight time like this, why not take off on a spur-of-the-moment getaway?

What airlines fly from Grand Rapids to Chicago most frequently?

Consider booking a flight with United Airlines (UA), which frequently services this route. This airline offers 117 flights every month between Grand Rapids, MI Airport (GRR-Gerald R. Ford Intl.) and Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). If you want a few more options, look up the cost of tickets with American Airlines (AA), which has 115 flights from Grand Rapids to Chicago each month.

Route Information for Flights from Grand Rapids to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeGRR
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance136 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, JAL, Alaska Airlines, Aer Lingus, ANA, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival11:34AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival11:24PM UTC

Flights Review

Dec 30, 2019

Small flight, quick trip, although we taxied for 20 minutes once we landed.

Dec 28, 2019

Flight late so rebooked which went well. Fortunately upgraded to first class...very nice 👍

Jan 30, 2019

My original flight out of Chicago was cancelled due to weather. When I called it only took 5 mins for them to to a different flight that left an hour or so later than the original one. Very friendly staff. I was very happy with this airline's service

Jan 26, 2019

Roomy seating, will strongly consider United Airlines

Nov 24, 2018

Everything was great

Nov 9, 2018

Just really pleased with the whole flight

Oct 22, 2018

Plane delayed 2 hours plus due to weather - but made (barely) connecting flight to Paris. Wheel chair assistance in Chicago was key!

Sep 2, 2018

charging ports in waiting area and at my seat. Always had to worry about my phone running out of power and finding a place to plug in. More stressful than anything having to do with the flight

Jun 25, 2018

the Embraer 175 was very uncomfortable

Jun 3, 2018

It was great we landed early. A bummer we had to wait on the runway for 25 minutes before we got to our gate.

Traveling from Grand Rapids to Chicago

Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Locating flights from Grand Rapids can often be difficult, especially for those looking to find the best deals. allows you to search several different airlines at once to locate low fares. Gerald R. Ford International Airport is located on 44th Street, just 15 miles from downtown Grand Rapids. It is currently serviced by seven airlines, including Air Canada, American Eagle, Delta and United Express. Travelers can book tickets for a majority of these airlines through Orbitz.

Parking at the Airport

The front passenger terminal is available for dropping off and picking up passengers. Valet parking services are available for an extra fee, and both short-term and long-term lots are available for daily and hourly fees. The airport offers a parking garage as well. For travelers who will be leaving for an extended stay, the economy lot offers discounts for weekly parking. Shuttle services are available both to and from the parking lots.

Transportation to the Airport

Most motels provide shuttle services for guests free of charge. Limos can be rented by the hour, and can help travelers locate car rental services in the area. Taxi services are available from any destination in the city to the airport. Rates are metered and may include a drop-off fee.

Restaurants at Gerald R. Ford International Airport

If you arrive at the airport early, you may want to grab a bite to eat before your flight. Starbucks and Bailey's Grove Coffee and Creamery offer a selection of blended coffees and pastries. The Great American Bagel Company offers a wider selection of menu items for travelers who prefer a light meal. can help you locate flights from Grand Rapids at discounted rates.

Airports in Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.

Transportation from the Airport

Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.

Weather in Chicago

Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

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^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.