There are 10 ways to get from Alabama to Michigan City by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Huntsville to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Huntsville (HSV) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) HSV - ORD
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$246 - $447

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Bus, train  •  18 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Nashville, Tn
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Chicago Amtrak, Il
  3. Take the train from Millennium Station to 11th St. Ssl

$82 - $194

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Fly Birmingham to Chicago Midway, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHM) to Chicago Midway (MDW) BHM - MDW
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$192 - $446

Fly Mobile to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Mobile (MOB) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MOB - ORD
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$256 - $619

Fly Birmingham to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHM) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) BHM - ORD
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$182 - $347

Fly Atlanta to South Bend, train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to South Bend (SBN) ATL - SBN
  2. Take the train from South Bend Airport to 11th St.

$187 - $497

Bus, train via Gary, In  •  16 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Nashville, Tn
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Gary, In
  4. Take the train from Gary Metro Center to 11th St. Ssl

$87 - $209

Bus Megabus, train  •  21 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham, AL to Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station
  2. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Chicago
  3. Take the train from Millennium Station to 11th St. Ssl

$87 - $126

Train  •  28 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Homewood Amtrak
  3. Take the train from 57th St. to 11th St. Ssl

$192 - $520

Drive  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Michigan City 656.5 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Alabama to Michigan City is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alabama to Michigan City is to fly and train which costs $240 - $450 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Alabama to Michigan City. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Amtrak and arriving at 11th St. via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal, Homewood and 57th St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 58 min.

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The distance between Alabama and Michigan City is 587 miles. The road distance is 656.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Alabama to Michigan City without a car is to bus and train which takes 16 h 50 min and costs $85 - $210.

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Alabama to Michigan City, including transfers.

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Alabama to Michigan City train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Birmingham Amtrak station.

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The quickest flight from Huntsville Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Alabama to Michigan City.
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  • Distance: 587.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between Alabama, USA and Michigan City, IN, USA?

You can take a train from Birmingham to Michigan City via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal, Homewood Amtrak, Homewood, 55th - 56th - 57th St., and 57th St. in around 28 h 58 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Huntsville to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Huntsville to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Mobile to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Birmingham to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to South Bend
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $450
Flights from Atlanta to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Huntsville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Huntsville to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Mobile to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Mobile to Chicago O'Hare via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Birmingham to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Huntsville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Huntsville to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Mobile to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Mobile to Chicago O'Hare via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Birmingham to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Birmingham to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from Gary Metro Center to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from Millennium Station to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from 57th St. to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
nictd.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Homewood Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$480 - $700
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Chicago, Il to Gary, In
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Chicago Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Birmingham, AL to Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Chicago
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
megabus.com

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