There are 6 ways to get from Aurora to South Bend by train, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train Amtrak  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station Bnsf
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak Lake Shore Limited / ...

$31 - $63

Cheapest option

Train South Shore Line  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station Bnsf
  2. Take the train from Millennium Station to South Bend Airport Ssl

$27 - $35

4 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - Midway International Airport to Notre Dame

$32 - $53

Line 530 bus, bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 530 bus from Broadway & Spring St to Naperville Metra 530
  2. Take the bus from Naperville Rt59 to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago to South Bend, IN

$43 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Aurora to South Bend 135.1 miles

$13 - $20

Train, fly  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to South Bend (SBN) ORD - SBN

$305 - $623

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The cheapest way to get from Aurora to South Bend is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aurora to South Bend is to drive which takes 2 h 20 min and costs $13 - $20.

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The distance between Aurora and South Bend is 172 km. The road distance is 216 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Aurora to South Bend, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aurora to South Bend. However, there are services departing from Broadway & Spring St and arriving at South Bend, IN via Naperville Rt59, Chicago, Il and Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aurora to South Bend. However, there are services departing from Aurora and arriving at South Bend Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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What companies run services between Aurora, IL, USA and South Bend, IN, USA?

You can take a train from Aurora to South Bend via Chicago Union Station and Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, Coach USA operates a bus from Aurora to South Bend hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 17 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to South Bend
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Millennium Station to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Broadway & Spring St to Naperville Metra
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Naperville Rt59 to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21

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