How far is Detroit from Grand Rapids?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Detroit and Grand Rapids is 140.23 miles (225.68 km).

Flight distance from Detroit, MI to Grand Rapids, MI is 140.23 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 19 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 17 minutes to travel from Detroit to Grand Rapids with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Detroit, Michigan to Grand Rapids, Michigan is: 159.04 miles (255.95 km) by car.

Driving from Detroit to Grand Rapids will take approximately 02 hours 20 minutes.

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#1 Detroit

Most populous city in Michigan, United States; county seat of Wayne County

Population 665369
GPS Coordinates 42°19'53"N 83°2'45"W
Latitude 42.3314300
Longitude -83.0457500
Altitude 183
Country United States
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#2 Grand Rapids

City in and county seat of Kent County, Michigan, United States

Population 200031
GPS Coordinates 42°57'48"N 85°40'5"W
Latitude 42.9633600
Longitude -85.6680900
Altitude 195
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Detroit and Grand Rapids

The distance between Detroit and Grand Rapids is 256 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 50 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Detroit and Grand Rapids. The current time is 21:35:14.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 05 hours 17 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 03 hours 58 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 10 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 39 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 16 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 07 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 59 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 21.24 liters (5.61 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Detroit and Grand Rapids.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Detroit to Grand Rapids is $23.02 (diesel $27.21).

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $4.102 (Diesel $4.849) /gallon. Last changed prices on August 19, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Detroit and Grand Rapids (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

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