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  •  4 h 14 min

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

$151 - $384

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus, train  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
  2. Take the train from Millennium Station to 11th St. Ssl

$48 - $69

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Fly Rochester to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  5 h 8 min

  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  •  5 h 11 min

  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 Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  5 h 30 min

  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

Fly Duluth to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  5 h 56 min

  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  •  7 h 16 min

  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

Bus Greyhound USA, train  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Gary, In
  3. Take the train from Gary Metro Center to 11th St. Ssl

$61 - $138

Train  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St. Ssl

$78 - $197

Drive  •  7 h 53 min

  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 bus and train which costs $45 - $70 and takes 10 h 56 min.

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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 4 h 14 min.

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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 bus and train which takes 10 h 25 min and costs $60 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Minnesota to Michigan City, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to South Bend Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 37 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Minnesota to Michigan City is 469 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 53 min 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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  • Distance: 487.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

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, Chicago Union Station, Jackson & Clinton, Michigan & Van Buren/Congress, and Van Buren St. in around 11 h 29 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Rochester to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Duluth to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $310
Flights from Minneapolis to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to South Bend
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Rochester to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Duluth to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Minneapolis to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
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
3 h 25 min
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
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from Gary Metro Center to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from Millennium Station to 11th 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 St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
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
Bus operators
Coach USA
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 Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Bus from Chicago, Il to Gary, In
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21

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