There are 5 ways to get from Evanston to South Bend by train, bus, car, subway 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

Train Amtrak  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Up-N
  2. Capitol Limited / ...

$31 - $63

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. 0351 / ...

$19 - $42

3 alternative options

Train South Shore Line  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Ssl

$24 - $33

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. 107.2 miles

$10 - $16

Subway, fly  •  3 h 46 min

  1. ORD - SBN

$304 - $624

What companies run services between Evanston, IL, USA and South Bend, IN, USA?

You can take a train from Evanston to South Bend via Chicago OTC and Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 3 h 7 min. Alternatively, Hoosier Ride operates a bus from Evanston to South Bend once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 17 min. Barons Bus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to South Bend
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Evanston to Chicago OTC
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Millennium Station to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Evanston and South Bend is 126 km. The road distance is 172 km.

The cheapest way to get from Evanston to South Bend is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Evanston to South Bend is to drive which takes 1 h 52 min and costs $10 - $16.

No, there is no direct train from Evanston to South Bend. However, there are services departing from Evanston and arriving at South Bend Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Evanston to South Bend, including transfers.