Grand Valley State University

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Airport Information

Grand Rapids, Michigan is serviced by the Gerald R. Ford International Airport(GRR). The airport is approximately 15 miles/25 minutes from downtown Grand Rapids.

Ground Transportation

Car Rental
These rental car agencies' counters are located on the first level of the parking garage. Look for the rental car return lane as you approach the parking garage.

Avis Rent A Car  :  800-230-4898

Budget Rent A Car  :  800-527-0700

Enterprise Rent-A-Car  :  800-736-8222

Hertz Rent A Car  :  800-654-3131

National/Alamo Car Rental  :  800-227-7368

Metro Cab (616-827-6500) offers traditional taxicab and luxury sedan service at the curbside.
Taxi fare to downtown Grand Rapids is approximately $32 (U.S.). Luxury sedan service to downtown Grand Rapids is approximately $37 (U.S.).

Public Transportation
The Rapid - 616-776-1100
The Rapid bus system includes a stop at GFIA on their route. Bus rides cost $1.50 with one transfer pass included. The latest schedule is available online. Route 17 serves the airport.

Greyhound Bus Lines - 800-231-2222
Call for schedule and fare information or visit Buses depart from downtown Grand Rapids.


Grand Valley State University is pleased to offer conference guests complimentary parking in our designated University parking lot on Fulton Street.

Hotel Reservations

Conference guests must make their own hotel reservations. Please visit the hotel information page for links and phone numbers in order to make your reservation.




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Page last modified September 10, 2013