There are 8 ways to get from Michigan City to Ohio by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 18 min

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

$38 - $69

Cheapest option

Train, bus Barons Bus  •  8 h 56 min

  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

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Train, bus via Toledo Amtrak  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from 11th St. to South Bend Airport Ssl
  2. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Columbus, Oh

$72 - $156

Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Michigan City to Columbus 320.7 miles

$30 - $50

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Columbus  •  4 h 44 min

  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 O'Hare, fly to Columbus  •  5 h 11 min

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

$124 - $290

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Cleveland, bus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from 11th St. to Van Buren St.
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Cleveland (CLE) MDW - CLE
  3. Take the bus from Superior Av & W 3Rd St to State Rd & Hearthstone Rd

$128 - $490

Train to South Bend, fly to Detroit, bus  •  6 h 43 min

  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 5 h 28 min.

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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 4 h 44 min.

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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 7 h 18 min and costs $35 - $70.

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

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Columbus Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Ohio is 1 h ahead of Michigan City. It is currently 4:15 PM in Michigan City and 5:15 PM in Ohio.

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

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Columbus Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Ohio. Prices start at $100 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: 7 h 18 min

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 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from 11th St. to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
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 South Bend Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Michigan City, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Gary, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Toledo, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Book at
baronsbus.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 Toledo, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Greater Cleveland Transit
Phone
+1 216-621-9500
Website
riderta.com
Bus from Superior Av & W 3Rd St to State Rd & Hearthstone Rd
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
riderta.com

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