The cheapest times to fly from SHD to GRR are

  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 13th to September 30th (except the weeks of August 20th and September 17th)
  • October 22nd to March 18th (except the weeks of November 19th and December 17th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from SHD to GRR is late January. Prices can be as high as $851 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $297 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Grand Rapids

Flying from Staunton, VA (SHD) to Grand Rapids, MI (GRR) will usually cost between $322 to $576 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $331. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $569. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $238 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $435 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SHD to GRR flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SHD to GRR route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

SHD to GRR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SHD to GRR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Staunton. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.57, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $96 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $386. Return trip prices are from the GRR to SHD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SHD to GRR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 50 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from SHD to GRR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 50.00% less expensive than GRR
  • Nonstop flights available

See SHD to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 29.66% less expensive than GRR
  • 1-layover flights available

See SHD to DTW flights

Destination alternative #3: Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) in Fort Wayne, IN

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 2.30% less expensive than GRR
  • 1-layover flights available

See SHD to FWA flights


Flight Hacking SHD to GRR

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SHD to GRR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Washington, DC (SHD > IAD > GRR)

  • Price for both tickets: $360
  • Average savings: $76 (17.36%)

See SHD to IAD flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (SHD > ORD > GRR)

  • Price for both tickets: $428
  • Average savings: $8 (1.72%)

See SHD to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SHD to GRR? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Gerald R. Ford International Airport to Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 472 miles or 760 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SHD to GRR?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SHD to GRR flight is about 1 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Staunton, VA and Grand Rapids, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from SHD to GRR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SHD
Origination airport name Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
City Staunton, VA
Country the United States
Latitude 38.3
Longitude -78.9

Return Airport

Destination code GRR
Destination airport name Gerald R. Ford International Airport
City Grand Rapids, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -85.5


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