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There are 7 ways to get from Michigan City to Ohio by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Michigan City, IN to Columbus, OH Chicago

$38 - $69

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the train from 11th St. to Gary Metro Center Ssl
  2. Take the bus from Gary, IN to Columbus, OH Schedule 22:Chicago-Cleveland / ...

$35 - $92

5 alternative options

Drive  •  5h 28m

  1. Drive from Michigan City to Columbus 320.7 miles

$30 - $50

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Dayton  •  4h 53m

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

$152 - $265

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Columbus  •  4h 49m

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

$134 - $409

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Covington  •  6h 15m

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

$156 - $721

Train to South Bend, fly to Detroit, bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from 11th St. to South Bend Airport
  2. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Detroit (DTW) SBN - DTW
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Toledo, OH

$183 - $935

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Michigan City to Ohio is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Michigan City to Ohio is to train and fly which costs $130 - $410 and takes 4h 49m.

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The distance between Michigan City and Ohio is 244 miles. The road distance is 320.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Michigan City to Ohio without a car is to bus which takes 7h 18m and costs $35 - $70.

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It takes approximately 7h 18m to get from Michigan City to Ohio, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Dayton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 2m.

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Ohio is 1h ahead of Michigan City. It is currently 4:13 PM in Michigan City and 5:13 PM in Ohio.

Yes, the driving distance between Michigan City to Ohio is 321 miles. It takes approximately 5h 28m to drive from Michigan City to Ohio.

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

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There are 11+ hotels available in Ohio. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Michigan City to Ohio.
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  • Distance: 243.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 18m

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

Barons Bus operates a bus from Michigan City to Columbus once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 7h 15m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Covington
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from 11th St. to Gary Metro Center
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from 11th St. to Van Buren St.
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from 11th St. to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Michigan City, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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baronsbus.com
Bus from Gary, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Toledo, OH
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Book at
baronsbus.com

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