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There are 6 ways to get from East Lansing to Valparaiso University by train, bus, 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.

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Train

  1. Take the train from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to Dune Park

Bus

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Kalamazoo, MI
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo Transit Center to South Street Station - South Bend
  3. Take the bus from South Street Stationf - South Bend to Burns Harbor, IN

Drive

  1. Drive from East Lansing to Valparaiso University

Fly Lansing to Chicago O'Hare, train

  1. Fly from Lansing (LAN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD)
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to Dune Park

Bus to Detroit, fly to South Bend, train

  1. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Detroit Metro Airport
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to South Bend (SBN)
  3. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Dune Park

Train to Flint, fly to Chicago O'Hare, train

  1. Take the train from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Flint Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Flint (FNT) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD)
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to Dune Park
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The cheapest way to get from East Lansing to Valparaiso University is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 7m.

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The fastest way to get from East Lansing to Valparaiso University is to drive. Taking this option will cost $18 - $27 and takes 3h 7m.

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The distance between East Lansing and Valparaiso University is 159 miles. The road distance is 187.3 miles.

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The best way to get from East Lansing to Valparaiso University without a car is to train which takes 7h 8m and costs $90 - $130.

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It takes approximately 7h 8m to get from East Lansing to Valparaiso University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from East Lansing to Valparaiso University is to train which takes 7h 8m and costs $90 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $170 and takes 8h 36m.

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The quickest flight from Lansing Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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Valparaiso University is 1h behind East Lansing. It is currently 7:56 AM in East Lansing and 6:56 AM in Valparaiso University.

Yes, the driving distance between East Lansing to Valparaiso University is 187 miles. It takes approximately 3h 7m to drive from East Lansing to Valparaiso University.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Lansing Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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Map of how to get from East Lansing to Valparaiso University.
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  • Distance: 158.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 8m

What companies run services between East Lansing, MI, USA and Valparaiso University, IN, USA?

You can take a train from East Lansing to Valparaiso University via Multimodal Gateway, East Lansing Amtrak Station, Chicago Union Station, Jackson & Chicago River, Michigan & Van Buren/Congress, Van Buren St., and Dune Park in around 7h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Lansing to Valparaiso University via Kalamazoo Transit Center, South Street Stationf - South Bend, and Burns Harbor, IN in around 8h 36m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Lansing to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Flint to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Lansing to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $400
Flights from Flint to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Lansing to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Flights from Detroit to South Bend
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $370
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 East Lansing Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Train from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Flint Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
mysouthshoreline.com
Train from Van Buren St. to Dune Park
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Schedules at
mysouthshoreline.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Dune Park
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
mysouthshoreline.com
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to Kalamazoo, MI
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Kalamazoo Transit Center to South Street Station - South Bend
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$15 - $22
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to Detroit Metro Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com

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The best way to get from East Lansing to Lansing Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs $26 - $31.

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