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There are 3 ways to get from Chicago Union Station to Michigan City by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St. Ssl

$9 - $11

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Gary, IN Chicago / ...
  2. Take the train from Gary Metro Center to 11th St. Ssl

$14 - $28

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Union Station to Michigan City 59.6 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Michigan City is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Michigan City is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Van Buren St. and arriving at 11th St.. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Chicago Union Station and Michigan City is 40 miles. The road distance is 59.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Union Station to Michigan City without a car is to train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs $9 - $11.

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The train from Van Buren St. to 11th St. takes 1 h 32 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Chicago Union Station to Michigan City train services, operated by South Shore Line, depart from Van Buren St. station.

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Chicago Union Station to Michigan City train services, operated by South Shore Line, arrive at 11th St. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Union Station to Michigan City is 60 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from Chicago Union Station to Michigan City.

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There are 47+ hotels available in Michigan City. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Union Station to Michigan City.
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  • Distance: 40.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 59 min

What companies run services between Chicago Union Station, IL, USA and Michigan City, IN, USA?

South Shore Line operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Michigan City every 2 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 32 min.

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 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from Gary Metro Center to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators

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