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

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  • Distance: 126.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

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 hours 58 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milwaukee to South Bend via Chicago, IL in around 4 hours 43 minutes.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to South Bend
Avg. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to South Bend via Detroit
Avg. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to South Bend via Minneapolis
Avg. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to South Bend via Atlanta
Avg. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Milwaukee to South Bend via Covington, Detroit
Avg. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
1 h 2 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
Avg. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak
Avg. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
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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
Avg. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL
Avg. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Chicago, IL to South Bend, IN
Avg. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Avg. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
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Bus from Chicago O'Hare T5 to Notre Dame
Avg. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
coachusa.com
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How far is it from Milwaukee to South Bend?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to South Bend?

The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to South Bend is to drive which costs $22 and takes 3 hours 8 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Milwaukee to South Bend?

The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to South Bend is to drive which takes 3 hours 8 minutes and costs $22.

Is there a direct train between Milwaukee and South Bend?

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 hours 58 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Milwaukee and South Bend?

No, there is no direct bus from Milwaukee to South Bend. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee, WI and arriving at South Bend, IN via Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 hours 43 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Milwaukee to South Bend?

It takes approximately 3 hours 58 minutes to get from Milwaukee to South Bend, including transfers.