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There are 4 ways to get from Indiana to Kankakee by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Champaign, IL 1401 / ...
  2. Take the train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station to Kankakee Amtrak Station City Of New Orleans / ...

$53 - $93

3 alternative options

Bus, line 359 bus, train  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the line 359 bus from 95th/Dan Ryan CTA Station to Homewood Metra Station 359
  3. Take the train from Homewood Amtrak Station to Kankakee Amtrak Station

$60 - $94

Train  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Hoosier State / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Kankakee Amtrak Station City Of New Orleans / ...

$65 - $148

Drive  •  2h 49m

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Kankakee 152.1 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Indiana to Kankakee is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Indiana to Kankakee is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Indiana station to Kankakee station. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis Amtrak Station and arriving at Kankakee Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 16m.

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The distance between Indiana and Kankakee is 105 miles. The road distance is 152.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Indiana to Kankakee without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 6m and costs $50 - $95.

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It takes approximately 4h 6m to get from Indiana to Kankakee, including transfers.

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Indiana to Kankakee train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Indianapolis Amtrak Station.

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Kankakee is 1h behind Indiana. It is currently 3:59 PM in Indiana and 2:59 PM in Kankakee.

Indiana to Kankakee train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Kankakee Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Indiana to Kankakee is 152 miles. It takes approximately 2h 49m to drive from Indiana to Kankakee.

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  • Distance: 104.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 6m

What companies run services between Indiana, USA and Kankakee, IL, USA?

You can take a train from Indianapolis to Kankakee via Chicago Union Station in around 7h 16m.

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 Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station to Kankakee Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Homewood Amtrak Station to Kankakee Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Chicago Union Station to Kankakee Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from 95th/Dan Ryan CTA Station to Homewood Metra Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com

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