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There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Lake Wawasee by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, taxi  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Elkhart Amtrak Station Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Elkhart Amtrak Station to Lake Wawasee

$110 - $164

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Bus  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Ligonier, IN Schedule 22:Chicago-Cleveland

$52 - $80

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Bus via Warsaw, IN  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Warsaw, IN Chicago

$100 - $124

Drive  •  2h 34m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Lake Wawasee 138.4 miles

$13 - $20

Fly to South Bend, taxi  •  3h 46m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to South Bend (SBN) ORD - SBN
  2. Take a taxi from South Bend to Lake Wawasee

$442 - $785

Fly to Fort Wayne, taxi  •  3h 47m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Fort Wayne (FWA) ORD - FWA
  2. Take a taxi from Fort Wayne to Lake Wawasee

$222 - $435

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Lake Wawasee is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Lake Wawasee is to train and taxi which costs $110 - $170 and takes 2h 33m.

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The distance between Chicago and Lake Wawasee is 105 miles. The road distance is 138.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Lake Wawasee without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2h 33m and costs $110 - $170.

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It takes approximately 2h 33m to get from Chicago to Lake Wawasee, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to South Bend Airport is the direct flight which takes 54m.

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Lake Wawasee is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 9:51 PM in Chicago and 10:51 PM in Lake Wawasee.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Lake Wawasee is 138 miles. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from Chicago to Lake Wawasee.

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

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There are 15+ hotels available in Lake Wawasee. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Lake Wawasee.
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  • Distance: 105.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 33m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Lake Wawasee, IN, USA?

Hoosier Ride operates a bus from Chicago to Lake Wawasee once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3h 15m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to South Bend
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fort Wayne
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fort Wayne
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
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 Elkhart Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Elkhart Amtrak Station to Lake Wawasee
Ave. Duration
44m
Estimated price
$80 - $100
United Cab
Phone
+1 574-233-9599
A Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 574-233-9333
South Bend Taxi
Phone
+1-574-383-6767
Website
southbendtaxi.com

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs $2 - $5.

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