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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 AUSTINAugust47% cheaperFlying from Austin to Grand Rapids costs on average just $134 in August
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO GRAND RAPIDS FROM AUSTINFebruary53% more expensiveIt costs about $389 for flights to Grand Rapids from Austin in February
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO GRAND RAPIDS FROM AUSTINJuly454% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Grand Rapids from Austin in July than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Grand Rapids?

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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.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Grand Rapids?

$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.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Grand Rapids?

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.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Grand Rapids?

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.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Grand Rapids?

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.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Grand Rapids?

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.

Is there a good place to hike near Grand Rapids?

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.

When are the weather conditions best for skiing in Grand Rapids?

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.

Is there an alternative airport near Grand Rapids?

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.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Grand Rapids?

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.


What are the current travel restrictions for Grand Rapids?

Currently, United States travel restrictions include travel to Grand Rapids.

Entry restrictions

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 are planning to travel to Grand Rapids at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Grand Rapids Gerald R. Ford Intl flight deals found on momondo

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Which airlines fly to Grand Rapids?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Grand Rapids

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.


How to get from the airport to Grand Rapids city center?

Below you will find all the airports in Grand Rapids along with the distance from the city center

Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR)

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.

Buses

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).

Taxis

You may hail a cab outside of the airport terminal, and ride into the city for about $32.00 USD in 20 minutes.

Shuttles

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.

Car Rentals

Planning to drive around the city? Find the best deals on car rentals with momondo.


Popular routes to Grand Rapids

Most frequently searched flights to Grand Rapids along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Austin to Grand Rapids Flights
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How to get around in Grand Rapids?

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.

Public Transportation

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.

Taxis

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.


What are the visa and passport requirements when flying to Grand Rapids?

No visa is required for domestic travelers within the U.S. Foreign nationals, please check the U.S. Department of State website.


Additional info and tips about visiting Grand Rapids

Things to do and places of interest 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.

  • Tour the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum to learn about the lives of President and Mrs. Ford.
  • Other museums worth a visit are the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum, Grand Rapids Public Museum, and the Grand Rapids Art Museum.
  • Your children will love the John Ball Zoo. More than just a zoo, it features a 300-foot, 4-story zipline, and a 2-story ropes course with 7 different climbing elements on each level.
  • Head down to the Fulton Street Farmers Market, established in 1922, it’s the oldest market in the Grand Rapids area. It usually attracts over 200 vendors every week including local artisans. Along with their handicrafts, you will find delicious home baked goods, breads, pastries, pies, jams, and lots of fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • Stroll around Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, where you’ll find over 300 pieces by some of the most famous sculptors in the world, such as Rodin and Degas. The park covers 158 acres and boasts waterfalls, a rock garden, and both tropical and indigenous plants, as well as themed indoor and outdoor gardens, a wetlands and a forest.
  • See the antiques and fine furniture collection inside the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed, Meyer May House. This authentic Prairies-style home has been restored to its former glory and gives insight into how people lived here in the past.

Tips and tricks for visiting Grand Rapids

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.


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