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

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Bus Barons Bus  •  6 h 18 min

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

$28 - $49

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Bus via Chicago, IL  •  7 h 45 min

  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

$56 - $76

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Fort Wayne to Merrillville 123.1 miles

$12 - $18

Fly, train, bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) FWA - ORD
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to Gary Metro Center
  3. Take the bus from Gary, IN to Merrillville, IN

$136 - $321

Questions & Answers

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 6 h 18 min.

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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 6 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min 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 1 h 1 min.

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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 1 h behind Fort Wayne. It is currently 5:34 AM in Fort Wayne and 4:34 AM in Merrillville.

Yes, the driving distance between Fort Wayne to Merrillville is 123 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 43 min 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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Map of how to get from Fort Wayne to Merrillville.
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  • Distance: 117.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

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 3 h 35 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Van Buren St. to Gary Metro Center
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Merrillville, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Gary, IN to Merrillville, IN
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Book at
hoosierride.com

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There are 75+ hotels available in Merrillville. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Fort Wayne Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs .

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