There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Ball State University by bus, train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Megabus, bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Chicago to Indianapolis
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Muncie Ball State Univ, IN 0010 / ...

$37 - $54

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN 8856 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Muncie Ball State Univ, IN 0010 / ...

$18 - $25

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak Hoosier State / ...
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Muncie Ball State Univ, IN 0010 / ...

$59 - $123

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Ball State University 231.3 miles

$22 - $35

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Fort Wayne, drive  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Fort Wayne (FWA) ORD - FWA
  2. Drive from Fort Wayne to Ball State University

$89 - $266

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Dayton, drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Dayton (DAY) ORD - DAY
  2. Drive from Dayton to Ball State University

$120 - $227

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis, bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Indianapolis (IND) ORD - IND
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis Airport to Muncie Ball State Univ, IN

$85 - $243

Fly Chicago Midway to Indianapolis, bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Indianapolis (IND) MDW - IND
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis Airport to Muncie Ball State Univ, IN

$100 - $292

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Ball State University is to bus which costs $18 - $25 and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Ball State University is to drive which takes 3 h 55 min and costs $22 - $35.

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The distance between Chicago and Ball State University is 263 km. The road distance is 370 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Chicago to Ball State University, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Ball State University. However, there are services departing from Chicago and arriving at Muncie Ball State Univ, IN via Indianapolis, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 41 min.

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What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Ball State University, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from Chicago to Ball State University via Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, and Muncie Ball State Univ, IN in around 6 h 41 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fort Wayne
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fort Wayne
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fort Wayne
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Muncie Ball State Univ, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from Indianapolis Airport to Muncie Ball State Univ, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com

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