There are 10 ways to get from Michigan City to Kentucky by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus Hoosier Ride  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from 11th St. to Gary Metro Center Ssl
  2. Take the bus from Gary, IN to Louisville, KY Chicago

$67 - $87

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Train, bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from 11th St. to Van Buren St. Ssl
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Louisville, Ky 1123

$42 - $93

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Train Amtrak, bus  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from 11th St. to Van Buren St. Ssl
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY

$64 - $136

Drive  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Michigan City to Louisville 289.7 miles

$28 - $45

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Lexington  •  4 h 59 min

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

$212 - $655

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Louisville  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from 11th St. to Van Buren St.
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Louisville (SDF) MDW - SDF

$163 - $257

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Covington  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from 11th St. to Van Buren St.
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Covington (CVG) MDW - CVG

$154 - $716

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Covington  •  5 h 40 min

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

$69 - $337

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Louisville  •  5 h 58 min

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

$113 - $248

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Cincinnati  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from 11th St. to Van Buren St.
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Cincinnati (LUK) MDW - LUK

$59 - $409

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The cheapest way to get from Michigan City to Kentucky is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Michigan City to Kentucky is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 46 min.

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The distance between Michigan City and Kentucky is 302 miles. The road distance is 289.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Michigan City to Kentucky without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 31 min and costs $65 - $90.

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It takes approximately 8 h 31 min to get from Michigan City to Kentucky, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Lexington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Kentucky is 1 h ahead of Michigan City. It is currently 4:07 PM in Michigan City and 5:07 PM in Kentucky.

Yes, the driving distance between Michigan City to Kentucky is 290 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to drive from Michigan City to Kentucky.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Lexington Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Kentucky. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Michigan City to Kentucky.
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  • Distance: 302.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 31 min

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

There is no direct connection from Michigan City to Louisville. However, you can take the train to Gary Metro Center, take the walk to Gary, IN, then take the bus to Louisville, KY. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Michigan City to Louisville via Van Buren St., Michigan & Van Buren, Harrison & Morgan, and Chicago, Il in around 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Regional Sky
Website
regionalsky.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Cincinnati
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from 11th St. to Gary Metro Center
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from 11th St. to Van Buren St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
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 Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
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
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Louisville, Ky
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Book at
megabus.com

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