There are 4 ways to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Bend by subway, train, bus, car or towncar

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Subway, train  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the subway from Midway to LaSalle/Van Buren Orange Line
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to South Bend Amtrak Lake Shore Limited / ...

$30 - $64

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Bus  •  3 h

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

$24 - $45

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Bend 95.2 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take a town car from Chicago Midway Airport to South Bend 95.2 miles

$220 - $310

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chicago Midway Airport and arriving at Notre Dame. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and South Bend is 78 miles. The road distance is 95.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Bend without a car is to subway and train which takes 3 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Bend, including transfers.

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Bend bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Chicago Midway Airport station.

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Bend bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Notre Dame station.

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South Bend is 1 h ahead of Chicago Midway Airport (MDW). It is currently 6:36 AM in Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and 7:36 AM in South Bend.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Bend is 95 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Bend.

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There are 215+ hotels available in South Bend. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Bend.
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  • Distance: 77.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 1 min

What companies run services between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), USA and South Bend, IN, USA?

Coach USA operates a bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to South Bend hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h.

Train operators
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station 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
Bus operators
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Chicago Midway Airport to South Bend
Estimated price
$220 - $310

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