There are 8 ways to get from Milwaukee to South Bend by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Hiawatha Service
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak Lake Shore Limited / ...

$53 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus via Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il 4923
  2. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare to Notre Dame

$44 - $79

6 alternative options

Train via Notre Dame  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Hiawatha Service
  2. Take the train from Millennium Station to South Bend Airport Ssl

$49 - $57

Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport Airport Express to Chicago O'hare
  2. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Notre Dame

$49 - $78

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to South Bend 186 miles

$18 - $27

Fly Milwaukee to South Bend  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to South Bend (SBN) MKE - SBN

$202 - $1,117

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to South Bend  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to South Bend (SBN) ORD - SBN

$321 - $648

Fly Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MKE - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak

$142 - $437

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to South Bend is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to South Bend is to drive which takes 3 h 8 min and costs $18 - $27.

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The distance between Milwaukee and South Bend is 203 km. The road distance is 298 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Milwaukee to South Bend, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milwaukee to South Bend. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak and arriving at Notre Dame via Chicago O'Hare Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milwaukee to South Bend. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak and arriving at South Bend Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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What companies run services between Milwaukee, WI, USA and South Bend, IN, USA?

You can take a train from Milwaukee to South Bend via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milwaukee to South Bend via Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport and Chicago O'Hare Airport in around 5 h 50 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to South Bend via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to South Bend
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to South Bend via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Millennium Station to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Notre Dame
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
tickets.airportsupersaver.com
Bus from Chicago O'Hare to Notre Dame
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
airportsupersaver.com
Book at
tickets.airportsupersaver.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35

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