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There are 5 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to South Bend by plane, bus, subway, train, car or towncar

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Fly  •  1h 31m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to South Bend (SBN) ORD - SBN

$308 - $611

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Bus  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Notre Dame O´hare-Notre Dame

$27 - $45

3 alternative options

Subway, train  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Clinton-Blue Blue Line
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to South Bend Amtrak Station Capitol Limited / ...

$30 - $65

Drive  •  1h 53m

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to South Bend 112.3 miles

$11 - $16

Towncar  •  1h 53m

  1. Take a town car from Chicago O'Hare Airport to South Bend 112.3 miles

$260 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to South Bend is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 1h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to South Bend is to fly which costs $300 - $650 and takes 1h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chicago O'Hare Airport and arriving at Notre Dame. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 50m.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and South Bend is 88 miles. The road distance is 112.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to South Bend without a car is to bus which takes 2h 50m and costs $27 - $45.

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It takes approximately 1h 31m to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to South Bend, including transfers.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to South Bend bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Chicago O'Hare Airport station.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to South Bend is to fly which takes 1h 31m and costs $300 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $27 - $45 and takes 2h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to South Bend Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to South Bend bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Notre Dame station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to South Bend.
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  • Distance: 88.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 31m

What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and South Bend, IN, USA?

United Airlines flies from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to South Bend 5 times a day. Alternatively, Coach USA operates a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to South Bend hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 50m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to South Bend
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to South Bend Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
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
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Notre Dame
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
coachusa.com
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Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from Chicago O'Hare Airport to South Bend
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$260 - $360
Private
$260 - $360

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South Bend is 1h ahead of Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). It is currently 2:13 AM in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and 3:13 AM in South Bend.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to South Bend is 112 miles. It takes approximately 1h 53m to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to South Bend.

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United Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to South Bend Airport.

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There are 191+ hotels available in South Bend. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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