There are 5 ways to get from Indianapolis to University of Notre Dame by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to South Bend, IN Indianopolis

$45 - $59

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Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to University of Notre Dame 142.8 miles

$14 - $21

Fly to South Bend  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to South Bend (SBN) IND - SBN

$212 - $1,117

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) IND - ORD
  2. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Notre Dame

$94 - $257

Fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Chicago Midway (MDW) IND - MDW
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to South Bend Airport

$106 - $295

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No, there is no direct bus from Indianapolis to University of Notre Dame. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis, IN and arriving at Notre Dame via South Bend, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Indianapolis and University of Notre Dame is 135 miles. The road distance is 142.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to University of Notre Dame without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Indianapolis to University of Notre Dame, including transfers.

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Indianapolis to University of Notre Dame bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, depart from Indianapolis, IN station.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to University of Notre Dame is to bus which takes 4 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 5 h 18 min.

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There is no direct flight from Indianapolis Airport to South Bend Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 52 min and has one stopover.

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Indianapolis to University of Notre Dame bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at South Bend, IN station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Indianapolis to University of Notre Dame is 143 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to drive from Indianapolis to University of Notre Dame.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Indianapolis Airport to South Bend Airport.

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Map of how to get from Indianapolis to University of Notre Dame.
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  • Distance: 134.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and University of Notre Dame, IN, USA?

Hoosier Ride operates a bus from Indianapolis to University of Notre Dame once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Indianapolis to University of Notre Dame hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to South Bend via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Indianapolis to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Indianapolis to South Bend via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Van Buren St. to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
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