There are 11 ways to get from Miami to Michigan City by bus, plane, 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.

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Bus to Fort Lauderdale, fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, FL - Holiday Inn to Fort Lauderdale Airport
  2. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Chicago Midway (MDW) FLL - MDW
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$170 - $504

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Fly Miami to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MIA - ORD
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$78 - $468

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Fly Miami to South Bend, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to South Bend (SBN) MIA - SBN
  2. Take the train from South Bend Airport to 11th St.

$209 - $960

Bus to Fort Lauderdale, fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, FL - Holiday Inn to Fort Lauderdale Airport
  2. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) FLL - ORD
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$115 - $395

Train to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from MetroRail Transfer Station to West Palm Beach Station
  2. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) PBI - ORD
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$102 - $469

Bus to Ft. Myers, fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Port of Miami Cruise Terminal to Fort Myers, FL - McDonalds
  2. Fly from Ft. Myers (RSW) to Chicago Midway (MDW) RSW - MDW
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$150 - $826

Bus, train  •  33 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami Beach, FL to Atlanta, GA
  2. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Chicago
  3. Take the train from Millennium Station to 11th St. Ssl

$235 - $263

Bus, train via Gary, In  •  33 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Gary, In
  4. Take the train from Gary Metro Center to 11th St. Ssl

$153 - $381

Train  •  44 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Miami Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St. Ssl

$263 - $776

Train via Alexandria Amtrak  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Miami Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St. Ssl

$283 - $806

Drive  •  22 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Miami to Michigan City 1378 miles

$130 - $200

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The distance between Miami and Michigan City is 1172 miles. The road distance is 1378 miles.

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The best way to get from Miami to Michigan City without a car is to bus and train which takes 33 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to get from Miami to Michigan City, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Chicago Midway Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 5 min.

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Michigan City is 1 h behind Miami. It is currently 1:37 PM in Miami and 12:37 PM in Michigan City.

Yes, the driving distance between Miami to Michigan City is 1378 miles. It takes approximately 22 h 30 min to drive from Miami to Michigan City.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Chicago Midway Airport.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Michigan City. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Miami to Michigan City.
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  • Distance: 1172.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 4 min

What companies run services between Miami, FL, USA and Michigan City, IN, USA?

You can take a train from Miami to Michigan City via Tri-Rail Station Rail Northbound, Miami Amtrak, Washington Union Station, Chicago Union Station, Jackson & Clinton, Michigan & Van Buren/Congress, and Van Buren St. in around 44 h 55 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Miami to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Miami to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Miami to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Miami to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Ft. Myers to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Ft. Myers to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $850
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago Midway via Tampa
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $850
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago Midway via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $850
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago Midway via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $850
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago Midway via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $850
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago Midway via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $850
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $850
Flights from Ft. Myers to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to South Bend via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Miami to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Miami to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Miami to Chicago O'Hare via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Miami to Chicago O'Hare via Tampa
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Miami to Chicago O'Hare via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $700
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Miami to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Miami to South Bend via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Miami to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago O'Hare via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Miami to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $1,600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from Millennium Station to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from Gary Metro Center to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Miami Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
22 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Room
$600 - $850
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Miami Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$550 - $850
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
23 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Bus operators
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Miami, FL - Holiday Inn to Fort Lauderdale Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Port of Miami Cruise Terminal to Fort Myers, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Miami Beach, FL to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Megabus
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 Miami, Fl to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Bus from Chicago, Il to Gary, In
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21

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