There are 8 ways to get from Columbus to Michigan City by bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Michigan City, IN Schedules 0023 and 0024

$37 - $70

7 alternative options

Bus, train via Toledo Amtrak  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Toledo, Oh
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak
  3. Take the train from South Bend Airport to 11th St. Ssl

$73 - $153

Bus Hoosier Ride, train  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Warsaw, IN
  2. Take the bus from Warsaw, IN to Gary, IN
  3. Take the train from Gary Metro Center to 11th St. Ssl

$71 - $110

Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Columbus to Michigan City 320.8 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Columbus to Chicago Midway, train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Chicago Midway (MDW) CMH - MDW
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$134 - $410

Fly Columbus to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CMH - ORD
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$124 - $291

Fly Columbus to South Bend, train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to South Bend (SBN) CMH - SBN
  2. Take the train from South Bend Airport to 11th St.

$190 - $1,113

Bus to Dayton, fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
  2. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DAY - ORD
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$159 - $286

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Columbus to Michigan City is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Columbus to Michigan City is to fly and train which costs $130 - $410 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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The distance between Columbus and Michigan City is 238 miles. The road distance is 320.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 47 min to get from Columbus to Michigan City, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Columbus, OH, USA and Michigan City, IN, USA?

Barons Bus operates a bus from Columbus to Michigan City 3 times a day. Tickets cost $29 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h 44 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Columbus to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to South Bend via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Dayton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Columbus to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Dayton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Columbus to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Columbus to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Toledo Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from Gary Metro Center to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Michigan City, IN
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $60
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Warsaw, IN
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Warsaw, IN to Gary, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
hoosierride.com

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