How far is Kalamazoo, MI from Grand Rapids, MI?

Fastest route

The route from Kalamazoo, Michigan to Grand Rapids, Michigan is approximately 50.3 miles and takes about 46 minutes via US-131 N. The fastest route is recommended due to traffic conditions.

Directions

  1. Head north on US-131 BUS N/N Park St toward W Water St.
  2. Continue to follow US-131 BUS N for 6.0 miles.
  3. Merge onto US-131 N and continue for 43.5 miles.
  4. Take exit 84B toward US-131 BUS/Downtown.
  5. Use the right 2 lanes to turn right onto Cherry St SW.
  6. After 0.2 miles, turn left onto Division St.
  7. Arrive at your destination, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Tips & Suggestions

  • 🚗 Make sure to follow the signs for US-131 N throughout the journey.
  • ⚠️ Be aware of any changes in traffic conditions and adjust your route accordingly.
  • ⛽ Consider refueling your vehicle before starting the journey, if needed.
  • 📱 Use a reliable navigation app or GPS device to assist you during the trip.
  • 🚦 Observe traffic rules and regulations to ensure a safe and smooth journey.
  • 🛣️ Enjoy the scenic drive as you travel from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids.
  • 🗺️ Familiarize yourself with the destination in advance to plan your activities upon arrival.

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids is 46.59 miles (74.98 km).

Flight distance from Kalamazoo, MI to Grand Rapids, MI is 46.59 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 06 minutes.

Driving distance

The driving distance from Kalamazoo, Michigan to Grand Rapids, Michigan is: 50.32 miles (80.99 km) by car.

Driving from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids will take approximately 00 hours 47 minutes.

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#1 Kalamazoo

The second most populous city in Kalamazoo County, Michigan. It is located on the Kalamazoo River in southwestern Michigan. Kalamazoo is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Kalamazoo Valley Museum and the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts.

Population 76009
GPS Coordinates 42°17'30"N 85°35'14"W
Latitude 42.2917100
Longitude -85.5872300
Altitude 239
Country United States
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#2 Grand Rapids

The second most populous city in Michigan. It is located in the western part of the state. Grand Rapids is known for its many breweries, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park and the Grand Rapids Art Museum.

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 Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids

The distance between Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids is 81 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 53 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 Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids. The current time is 15:57:03.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 01 hours 40 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 01 hours 15 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 01 hours 00 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 50 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 43 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 40 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 37 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 6.72 liters (1.78 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids is $5.96 (diesel $7.65).

Michigan gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.36 $3.86 $4.35 $4.31
Total $5.96 $6.85 $7.73 $7.65

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 (in Michigan ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.355 (Diesel $4.306) /gallon. Last changed prices on May 30, 2024.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Kalamazoo 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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