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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Muncie by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Megabus  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Muncie, IN Indianapolis

$32 - $54

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Bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Muncie, IN Indianapolis

$51 - $79

Train, bus  •  7h 39m

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

$54 - $122

Drive  •  3h 54m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Muncie 227.8 miles

$22 - $35

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Fort Wayne, drive  •  3h 56m

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

$89 - $266

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis, bus  •  5h 58m

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

$81 - $242

Fly Chicago Midway to Indianapolis, bus  •  5h 39m

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

$96 - $291

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Muncie is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Muncie is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Muncie. However, there are services departing from Chicago and arriving at Muncie, IN via Indianapolis, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 30m.

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The distance between Chicago and Muncie is 166 miles. The road distance is 227.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Muncie without a car is to bus which takes 6h 30m and costs $30 - $55.

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It takes approximately 6h 30m to get from Chicago to Muncie, including transfers.

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Chicago to Muncie bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Chicago station.

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

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Chicago to Muncie bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at Muncie, IN station.

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Muncie is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 5:10 PM in Chicago and 6:10 PM in Muncie.

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  • Distance: 165.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 30m

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

You can take a bus from Chicago to Muncie via Indianapolis, IN and Indianapolis, IN in around 6h 30m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fort Wayne
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fort Wayne
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fort Wayne
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
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 Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Once 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, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $24
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hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Indianapolis Airport to Muncie, IN
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $27
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hoosierride.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Muncie is 228 miles. It takes approximately 3h 54m to drive from Chicago to Muncie.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Fort Wayne Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Muncie. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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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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