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There are 3 ways to get from Chicago to Niles Station by train, car or plane

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Train  •  1h 29m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Niles Amtrak Station Blue Water / ...

$27 - $40

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Drive  •  1h 44m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Niles Station 97.8 miles

$9 - $14

Fly  •  2h 45m

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

$202 - $450

Chicago to Niles Station by train

The train journey time between Chicago and Niles Station is around 1h 32m and covers a distance of around 89 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 29m. Operated by Amtrak, the Chicago to Niles Station train service departs from Chicago Union Station and arrives in Niles Amtrak Station. Typically 15 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Chicago to Niles Station train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Niles Station is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Niles Station is to train which costs $27 - $40 and takes 1h 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at Niles Amtrak Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 29m.

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It is 71 miles from Chicago to Niles Station. It is approximately 97.8 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Niles Station without a car is to train which takes 1h 29m and costs $27 - $40.

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The train from Chicago Union Station to Niles Amtrak Station takes 1h 29m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Chicago to Niles Station train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Niles Station is to train which takes 1h 29m and costs $27 - $40. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $200 - $450 and takes 2h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to South Bend Airport is the direct flight which takes 44 min.

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Chicago to Niles Station train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Niles Amtrak Station.

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  • Distance: 71.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 29m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Niles Station, MI, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Niles Amtrak Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 1h 29m. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Chicago to Niles Station 4 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to South Bend
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $470
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Niles Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$35 - $55

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Niles Station is 98 miles. It takes approximately 1h 44m to drive from Chicago to Niles Station.

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

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There are 117+ hotels available in Niles Station. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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

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