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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Minneapolis to South Bend, train  •  5h 3m

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to South Bend (SBN) MSP - SBN
  2. Take the train from South Bend Airport to 11th St.

$151 - $384

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Fly Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6h 28m

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

$55 - $222

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Fly Rochester to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6h 7m

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

$168 - $726

Fly Minneapolis to Chicago Midway, train  •  6h 9m

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

$75 - $291

Fly Duluth to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  7h

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

$102 - $328

Fly Minneapolis to Milwaukee, bus, train  •  8h 3m

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Milwaukee (MKE) MSP - MKE
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$145 - $387

Train  •  11h 42m

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Michigan City Amtrak Wolverine

$91 - $233

Bus  •  11h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Madison - Langdon & N Park
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  3. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Michigan City, IN

$86 - $123

Bus, train  •  13h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago Amtrak, Il 4737
  2. Take the train from Millennium Station to 11th St. Ssl

$58 - $137

Drive  •  7h 53m

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Michigan City 469.1 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Minnesota to Michigan City is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Minnesota to Michigan City is to fly and train which costs $150 - $390 and takes 5h 3m.

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The distance between Minnesota and Michigan City is 488 miles. The road distance is 469.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Minnesota to Michigan City without a car is to train which takes 11h 42m and costs $90 - $240.

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It takes approximately 5h 3m to get from Minnesota to Michigan City, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Minnesota to Michigan City is to train which takes 11h 42m and costs $90 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $130 and takes 11h 56m.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to South Bend Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 46m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Minnesota to Michigan City is 469 miles. It takes approximately 7h 53m to drive from Minnesota to Michigan City.

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Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to South Bend Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Michigan City. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Minnesota to Michigan City.
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  • Distance: 487.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 3m

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

You can take a train from Minneapolis to Michigan City via Union Depot Station, St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot, and Chicago Union Station in around 11h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Michigan City via Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park, Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport, Chicago O'Hare Airport, and Michigan City, IN in around 11h 56m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to South Bend
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Duluth to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Minneapolis to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Rochester to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Duluth to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $310
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare via Mason City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from Millennium Station to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Michigan City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Michigan City, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
tickets.airportsupersaver.com
Megabus
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.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.

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 Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120

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The best way to get from Minnesota to Rochester Airport is to shuttle which takes 15m and costs $7 - $11.

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