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There are 4 ways to get from Chicago to South Bend Airport (Station) by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to South Bend "Greyhound"

$16 - $24

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Train  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the train from Van Buren St. to South Bend Airport Ssl

$13 - $15

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 38m

  1. Drive from Chicago to South Bend Airport (Station) 91.9 miles

$9 - $13

Fly  •  2h 27m

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

$172 - $405

Chicago to South Bend Airport (Station) by bus and walk

The journey time between Chicago and South Bend Airport (Station) is around 1h 55m and covers a distance of around 94 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 55m. Services are operated by Greyhound USA. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 55m
Fastest journey time:
1h 55m
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$16
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:00
Last service departs at:
11:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago to South Bend Airport (Station) bus and walk schedules

Chicago → South Bend Airport (Station)
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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to South Bend Airport (Station) is to drive which costs $9 - $13 and takes 1h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to South Bend Airport (Station) is to drive which costs $9 - $13 and takes 1h 38m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chicago and arriving at South Bend. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Van Buren St. and arriving at South Bend Airport. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 25m.

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The distance between Chicago and South Bend Airport (Station) is 69 miles. The road distance is 91.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to South Bend Airport (Station) without a car is to bus which takes 1h 59m and costs $16 - $24.

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The bus from Chicago to South Bend takes 1h 55m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Chicago to South Bend Airport (Station) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago station.

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Chicago to South Bend Airport (Station) train services, operated by South Shore Line, depart from Van Buren St. station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to South Bend Airport (Station) is to bus which takes 1h 59m and costs $16 - $24. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $13 - $15 and takes 2h 25m, you could also fly, which costs $170 - $410 and takes 2h 27m.

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  • Distance: 69.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 59m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and South Bend Airport (Station), IN, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago to South Bend once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 1h 55m. Alternatively, South Shore Line operates a train from Van Buren St. to South Bend Airport 5 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $15 and the journey takes 2h 25m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to South Bend
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $480
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
mysouthshoreline.com
Train from Van Buren St. to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
mysouthshoreline.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago to South Bend
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$30 - $50

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to South Bend Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Chicago to South Bend Airport (Station) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at South Bend station.

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South Bend Airport (Station) is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 1:24 AM in Chicago and 2:24 AM in South Bend Airport (Station).

Chicago to South Bend Airport (Station) train services, operated by South Shore Line, arrive at South Bend Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to South Bend Airport (Station) is 92 miles. It takes approximately 1h 38m to drive from Chicago to South Bend Airport (Station).

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

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There are 56+ hotels available in South Bend Airport (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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