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There are 4 ways to get from Chicago to Plymouth by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  2h 2m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to South Bend Amtrak Station Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take a taxi from South Bend Amtrak Station to Plymouth

$112 - $148

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Bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to South Street Station - South Bend Chicago-Cleveland / ...
  2. Take the bus from South Street Station - South Bend to Plymouth, IN Detroit

$48 - $76

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Drive  •  1h 54m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Plymouth 94.2 miles

$9 - $14

Fly  •  3h 3m

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

$218 - $505

Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to South Bend (SBN) flights

The flight time between Chicago O'Hare (ORD) and South Bend (SBN) is around 48 min and covers a distance of around 85 miles. The fastest flight normally takes 43 min. Services are operated by United Airlines. Typically 42 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
48 min
Fastest flight journey time:
43 min
Flight distance:
85 miles
Flights per week:
42
Cheapest price:
$167
Carbon emissions:
44 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
08:50
Last flight departs at:
21:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to South Bend (SBN) flight schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Plymouth is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Plymouth is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Plymouth is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Chicago to Plymouth is to drive, which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Plymouth is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 54m.

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The distance between Chicago and Plymouth is 78 miles. The road distance is 94.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Plymouth without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2h 2m and costs $110 - $150.

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It takes approximately 2h 2m to get from Chicago to Plymouth, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Plymouth is to bus which takes 3h 30m and costs $45 - $80. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $210 - $550 and takes 3h 3m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to South Bend Airport is the direct flight which takes 43 min.

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Plymouth is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 10:20 AM in Chicago and 11:20 AM in Plymouth.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Plymouth is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Chicago to Plymouth.

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

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Plymouth.
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  • Distance: 77.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 2m

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

You can take a bus from Chicago to Plymouth via South Street Station - South Bend and Plymouth, IN in around 3h 30m. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Chicago to Plymouth every 4 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to South Bend
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
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 South Bend Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to South Street Station - South Bend
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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hoosierride.com
Bus from South Street Station - South Bend to Plymouth, IN
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Book at
hoosierride.com
Other operators
Taxi from South Bend Amtrak Station to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
United Cab
Phone
+1 574-233-9599
South Bend Taxi
Phone
+1-574-383-6767
Website
southbendtaxi.com
A Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 574-233-9333

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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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