CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Austin TO Grand Rapids
Austin (AUS) to Grand Rapids (GRR)
Typically, flights to Grand Rapids from Austin are cheaper when flying from Austin Bergstrom to Grand Rapids Gerald R. Ford Intl, which has an average price of $254
|CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO GRAND RAPIDS FROM AUSTIN||August||47% cheaper||Flying from Austin to Grand Rapids costs on average just $134 in August|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO GRAND RAPIDS FROM AUSTIN||February||53% more expensive||It costs about $389 for flights to Grand Rapids from Austin in February|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO GRAND RAPIDS FROM AUSTIN||July||454% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Grand Rapids from Austin in July than any other month|
Grand Rapids sits on the banks of the Grand River, just 30 miles east of Lake Michigan. The city offers visitors a surprising amount of interesting things to see and do. With four distinct seasons, your activities will likely depend on when you choose to visit. Temperatures during winter are cold, with daytime highs of only 17 – 25 degrees Fahrenheit, and an average of 75 inches of snowfall each year. Fewer tourists visit during winter, other than over the holiday stretch, so you can find great deals on flights and rooms. During the spring as the temperatures rise, so does the influx of visitors, so this is the busiest time of the year for tourism. Summers in Grand Rapids are comfortably warm, ranging from 73 – 75 degrees Fahrenheit, so there’s plenty of opportunities to enjoy the many outdoor activities on offer, like mountain biking, paddling, or visiting the shores of Lake Michigan. From September – November, the tourists clear out as the temperatures slowly diminish. This may be another good time to find affordable lodgings, and the fall scenery is gorgeous.
$32 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Grand Rapids. This flight is from Detroit and is 93% cheaper than most flights to Grand Rapids. To find the cheapest price to Grand Rapids from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
If you are unable to visit Grand Rapids during the month of August, then departing from United States during the month April is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around $209.
In general, most travelers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Grand Rapids is about 45 days prior to their departure date when tickets on average are $274. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Grand Rapids outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from United States to Grand Rapids for $79.
Our data shows that Friday is the least expensive day to fly to Grand Rapids. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as $289. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Monday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Grand Rapids on Monday is $373.
In the evening is the cheapest time of day to fly from United States to Grand Rapids when you can find flight prices for as low as $278. Flying to Grand Rapids in the evening is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. Flights to Grand Rapids are more costly in the afternoon, with an average ticket price of $342. Departure times in the afternoon fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.
If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Grand Rapids for October. Parks like Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park are popular hot spots in those months.
Typically, the best ski conditions are found in January, when the temperatures are lower and there is a chance of fresh snow. Popular places to ski in the Grand Rapids area include Boyne Mountain. Alternatively, Boyne Highlands is also a very popular ski mountain in the Grand Rapids area.
Those flying to Grand Rapids could potentially find better pricing at Muskegon Airport (32 mi from Grand Rapids city center), Kalamazoo Intl Airport (51 mi from Grand Rapids city center), Lansing Capital City Airport (56 mi from Grand Rapids city center), Bay City MBS Intl Airport (89 mi from Grand Rapids city center) or South Bend/Michiana Airport (93 mi from Grand Rapids city center) depending on the month and departure airport.
With an average price of $447 per person, Kalamazoo Intl Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Grand Rapids. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.
The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days. With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21); There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa; Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces; Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19); Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction; B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities; Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.Entry requirements
All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane. Travelers must complete a disclosure and attestation form before departure. Exemptions or waiver to the testing requirements may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s life, health against a serious danger, or physical safety and testing cannot be completed before travel. US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers arriving in New York State must complete the Traveler Health Form. Travelers arriving in Massachusetts must complete the Massachusetts Health Form.Quarantine requirements
Travelers are advised to get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. Even if they test negative, they must still stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If the test is positive, isolate to protect others from getting infected. Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.All other info
Travelers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. For more information go to CDC website.
If you want to book a non-stop flight to Grand Rapids from another US location, you can do so with Delta, United, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, or Southwest Airlines. Alaska Airlines offers flights with one or more stops.
Gerald R. Ford Airport is located approximately 13 miles southeast of Grand Rapids and there are a few available options for travel into the city.
You can board Rapid bus route 17 at the airport and ride to Kentwood station, then take route 5 into Downtown Grand Rapids, the trip takes around 55 minutes and you will pay a total of $3.50 USD (2 times the regular $1.75 USD fare).
You may hail a cab outside of the airport terminal, and ride into the city for about $32.00 USD in 20 minutes.
Many local hotels offer shuttle services for guests to and from the airport. Be sure to enquire when you reserve your room. Passenger pick-up is located in the commercial lane across from the terminal’s main entrance.
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Downtown Grand Rapids is highly walkable as well as easy to navigate by car. There is an efficient bus system, along with 3 free DASH bus routes.
The Rapid Transit bus system serves the Greater Grand Rapids area with 30 routes, operating 7 days a week, 359 days a year (closed on major holidays). An adult fare is $1.75 USD and children under 42 inches ride free with an adult. A day pass costs $3.50 USD, and a 7-day pass is $16.00 USD. You can also ride the free DASH bus, which runs 3 routes across downtown neighborhoods.
For quick trips around the city, you may hail or call for a cab. Flag drop is $4.30 USD, with costs of $1.80 USD per mile and a waiting charge of $21.00 USD per hour. Uber and Steadyfare ride-share services also operate in Grand Rapids.
Grand Rapids was the boyhood home of Gerald R. Ford, and today is a hub for the arts and a great place for outdoor activities and brewpub hopping. Here are some places and activities you should add to your itinerary.
There are more than 60 breweries in Grand Rapids, so make a plan before you come, or you won’t be able to fit all of them in!
During September or October each year, Grand Rapids holds an art competition called ArtPrize, which keeps the city hopping for 19 days. The city center transforms into an open-air art gallery, covering 3 blocks.