There are 5 ways to get from Indiana to Kankakee by bus, train or car

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

Bus, train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Danville, IL
  2. Take the bus from Danville, IL to Champaign, IL
  3. Take the train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Kankakee Amtrak

$77 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Champaign, IL 1401 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Kankakee, Il 1162 / ...

$52 - $85

3 alternative options

Bus, line 359 bus, train  •  7 h 3 min

  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 to Kankakee Amtrak

$60 - $94

Train  •  7 h 16 min

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

$65 - $148

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Kankakee 152.1 miles

$14 - $22

Questions & Answers

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

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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 4 h 6 min and costs .

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

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Indiana to Kankakee train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Indianapolis Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Indiana to Kankakee is to bus which takes 4 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 16 min.

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Kankakee is 1 h behind Indiana. It is currently 4:38 PM in Indiana and 3:38 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 2 h 49 min to drive from Indiana to Kankakee.

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

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

You can take a bus from Indianapolis to Kankakee via Champaign, IL, Champaign, Il, and Kankakee, Il in around 4 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Indianapolis to Kankakee via Chicago Union Station in around 7 h 16 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Kankakee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
3 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 to Kankakee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
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 to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
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
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
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
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Danville, IL
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
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Bus from Danville, IL to Champaign, IL
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Champaign, IL
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Indianapolis to Champaign-Urbana
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Champaign, Il to Kankakee, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
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
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com

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