Travel from Evanston to South-Bend

Train, bus or fly from Evanston to South Bend?

Metra operates a train from Evanston to South Bend every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 28 min. Amtrak also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Chicago Transit (CTA) operates a bus from Evanston to South Bend every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 52 min. 3 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Evanston to South Bend

From Evanston train to Chicago OTC, walk to Chicago Union Station Amtrak, then train to South Bend Amtrak. 3 h 5 min $42. From Paulina & Howard Terminal line 147 bus to Michigan & Washington, line 60 bus to Chicago, IL, then bus to South Bend, IN. 4 h 1 min $30. From Davis subway to Millennium Station, train to South Bend, IN, then bus to Notre Dame. 4 h 19 min $29. From Evanston drive to South Bend. 1 h 52 min $12. From Evanston train to Clybourn, train to Irving Park-Blue, subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to South Bend airport, then bus to South Bend. 3 h 42 min $410.
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      1 Train Amtrak
      • One-Way approx: USD $31 - $63
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