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There are 6 ways to get from Charleston to Valparaiso University by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Charleston (CRW) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CRW - ORD
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to Dune Park

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Train, bus  •  12h 41m

  1. Take the train from Charleston to Indianapolis Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Merrillville, IN Louisville

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Fly to South Bend, train  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Charleston (CRW) to South Bend (SBN) CRW - SBN
  2. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Dune Park

Bus  •  12h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Charleston to Toledo "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Toledo to Burns Harbor, IN 0025 Cleveland / ...

Bus via Columbus  •  13h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Charleston to Columbus "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Burns Harbor, IN Columbus-Chicago

Drive  •  8h 3m

  1. Drive from Charleston to Valparaiso University 459.5 miles
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The cheapest way to get from Charleston to Valparaiso University is to drive which costs $45 - $65 and takes 8h 3m.

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The fastest way to get from Charleston to Valparaiso University is to fly and train which takes 5h 27m and costs $200 - $420.

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The distance between Charleston and Valparaiso University is 360 miles. The road distance is 459.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Charleston to Valparaiso University without a car is to train and bus which takes 12h 41m and costs $110 - $170.

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It takes approximately 5h 27m to get from Charleston to Valparaiso University, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Charleston Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 44m.

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Valparaiso University is 1h behind Charleston. It is currently 11:53 AM in Charleston and 10:53 AM in Valparaiso University.

Yes, the driving distance between Charleston to Valparaiso University is 459 miles. It takes approximately 8h 3m to drive from Charleston to Valparaiso University.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Charleston Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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  • Distance: 360.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 27m

What companies run services between Charleston, WV, USA and Valparaiso University, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from Charleston to Valparaiso University via Toledo and Burns Harbor, IN in around 12h 56m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charleston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Charleston to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charleston to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Flights from Charleston to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charleston to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $700
Flights from Charleston to South Bend via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $750
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
mysouthshoreline.com
Train from Van Buren St. to Dune Park
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Schedules at
mysouthshoreline.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Dune Park
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
mysouthshoreline.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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charleston to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $130
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
+1 800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Merrillville, IN
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$23 - $35
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 Charleston to Toledo
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $90
Bus from Charleston to Columbus
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Toledo to Burns Harbor, IN
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Burns Harbor, IN
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Book at
baronsbus.com

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The best way to get from Charleston to Charleston Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $13 - $16.

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