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There are 4 ways to get from Fort Wayne to Merrillville by bus, car or plane

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Bus Barons Bus  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Gary, IN Columbus-Chicago

$28 - $49

3 alternative options

Bus via Chicago, IL  •  7h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL Columbus
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Merrillville, IN Chicago

$54 - $74

Drive  •  2h 43m

  1. Drive from Fort Wayne to Merrillville 123.1 miles

$12 - $18

Fly, bus  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) FWA - ORD
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Merrillville, IN

$136 - $321

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Wayne to Merrillville is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Wayne to Merrillville is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Wayne to Merrillville. However, there are services departing from Coldwater Rd. at entrance of Easter Seals / ARC and arriving at Merrillville, IN via Fort Wayne, IN and Gary, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 18m.

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The distance between Fort Wayne and Merrillville is 118 miles. The road distance is 123.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Merrillville without a car is to bus which takes 6h 18m and costs $28 - $50.

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It takes approximately 6h 18m to get from Fort Wayne to Merrillville, including transfers.

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Fort Wayne to Merrillville bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from Fort Wayne, IN station.

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The quickest flight from Fort Wayne Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 4m.

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Fort Wayne to Merrillville bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Gary, IN station.

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Merrillville is 1h behind Fort Wayne. It is currently 7:01 AM in Fort Wayne and 6:01 AM in Merrillville.

Map of how to get from Fort Wayne to Merrillville.
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  • Distance: 117.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 18m

What companies run services between Fort Wayne, IN, USA and Merrillville, IN, USA?

Barons Bus operates a bus from Fort Wayne to Merrillville once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 3h 35m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Merrillville, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
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hoosierride.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Wayne to Merrillville is 123 miles. It takes approximately 2h 43m to drive from Fort Wayne to Merrillville.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Fort Wayne Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 71+ hotels available in Merrillville. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Fort Wayne Airport is to taxi which takes 19m and costs $35 - $45.

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