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Airport Shuttles

Transportation Services provides students and groups with regularly scheduled and as-needed rides to and from Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids.

PRESCHEDULED STUDENT SHUTTLES

Airport shuttles are available to and from Gerald R. Ford International Airport. They are conducted at the beginning and end of breaks in the academic calendar for the convenience of students when traveling. Prescheduled airport shuttles are for student use when traveling alone or with fellow students, and are not available to non-students such as family, faculty or staff.

The cost is $25.00 per person each way and is billed directly to your student account.

When reserving your airport shuttles online, for "Group" please select:
Hope College Student (for Housing or Trans. only)

Please make your reservation at least 2 business days in advance.

Shuttle Service Operation Times for  2020

 

End of Semester

TO Gerald R. Ford Airport FROM Campus Safety

  • Tuesday, December 10 – 4 a.m., 7 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 11 – 4 a.m., 7 a.m., 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 12 – 4 a.m., 7 a.m., 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 5 p.m.
  • Friday, December 13 – 4 a.m., 6 a.m., 8 a.m., 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m.,  4 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 14 – 4 a.m., 10 a.m.

FROM Gerald R. Ford Airport TO Hope College

  • Saturday, January 4 – 12 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m.,  11:59 p.m.
  • Sunday, January 5 – 10 a.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m.,  10 p.m., 11:59 p.m.
  • Monday, January 6 – 11:59 p.m.

 End of Semester

TO Gerald R. Ford Airport FROM Campus Safety

  • Friday, February 7 – 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 8 – 8 a.m., 11 a.m.

FROM Gerald R. Ford Airport TO Hope College

  • Tuesday, February 11 – 12 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m., 11:59 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 12 – 11 a.m., 2 p.m.

Spring Break

TO Gerald R. Ford Airport FROM Campus Safety

  • Thursday, March 12 – 9 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m.
  • Friday, March 13 – 5 a.m., 8 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 14 – 5 a.m., 9 a.m.

FROM Gerald R. Ford Airport TO Hope College

  • Saturday, March 21 – 4 p.m., 11 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 22 – 12 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p.m., 11:59 p.m.
  • Monday, March 23 – 11:00 a.m., 2 p.m.
REQUESTED STUDENT AIRPORT RIDES

Transportation Services offers rides by request to/from the Gerarld R. Ford International Airport when a ride is needed outside of the prescheduled shuttle block times.

Requested airport rides are on a request basis only and will not be confirmed until a driver has been located.

In the event a driver cannot been located, alternate airport shuttle options are Uber, Lyft and Metro Taxi.

Airport shuttles are for students only and are $25.00 per student, per way.

Please call 616.395.7075 or email rides@hope.edu for booking a requested airport ride.

MAY AND JUNE TERM GROUP SHUTTLE SERVICE

Given advance notice and the availability of a driver, Transportation Services offers shuttle services for May and June Term groups to Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR), Detroit Metro Airport (DTW), Chicago Midway International Airport and O'Hare International Airport.

The shuttle service is for groups of three or more people. Any groups with more than 20 people are strongly encouraged to make a bus reservation.

Pricing FOR GRR

  • 3–4 passengers reserving a minivan, $75
  • 5–11 passengers reserving a 12-passegner van, $90
  • 12–22 passengers reserving two 12-passenger vans, $180

If your group does not have a driver, one can be requested. A fee of $30 per hour, per driver will be applied to the reservation.

Pricing for Chicago Airports and DTW

  • 3–4 passengers reserving a minivan, $295
  • 5–11 passengers reserving a 12-passegner van, $330
  • 12-22 passengers reserving two 12-passenger vans, $660

If your group does not have a driver, one can be requested. A fee of $30 per hour, per driver will be applied to the reservation.

Please call 616.395.7036 or 616.395.7150 or email transportation@hope.edu for booking your group shuttles.