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There are 11 ways to get from New Jersey 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 Newark to South Bend, train  •  5h 26m

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

$167 - $440

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Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  7h 59m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) LGA - ORD
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$79 - $389

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Fly Newark to Chicago Midway, train  •  7h 5m

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

$101 - $377

Fly Newark to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  7h 22m

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

$96 - $398

Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway, train  •  7h 45m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) LGA - MDW
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$114 - $508

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Chicago Midway (MDW) PHL - MDW
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$170 - $492

Bus D&J Bus, train  •  19h 42m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Djb149 / ...
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St. Ssl

$104 - $123

Train via New York Penn Station  •  22h 39m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Michigan City Amtrak Wolverine

$147 - $549

Bus Greyhound USA, train  •  22h 48m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny 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

$97 - $254

Train  •  30h 39m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St. Ssl

$160 - $442

Drive  •  12h 1m

  1. Drive from Newark to Michigan City 730.4 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Michigan City is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Michigan City is to fly and train which costs $160 - $440 and takes 5h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from New Jersey station to Michigan City. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Michigan City Amtrak via New York Penn Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 39m.

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The distance between New Jersey and Michigan City is 665 miles. The road distance is 730.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Michigan City without a car is to bus and train which takes 19h 42m and costs $100 - $130.

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It takes approximately 5h 26m to get from New Jersey to Michigan City, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Michigan City train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to South Bend Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 13m.

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Michigan City is 1h behind New Jersey. It is currently 10:53 AM in New Jersey and 9:53 AM in Michigan City.

New Jersey to Michigan City train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Michigan City Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Michigan City.
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  • Distance: 665.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 26m

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

You can take a train from Newark to Michigan City via New York Penn Station and Chicago Union Station in around 22h 39m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to South Bend
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
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 Gary Metro Center to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
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 Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
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
Train from Newark Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $430
Room
$550 - $800
Bus operators
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
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Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.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 New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Chicago, Il to Gary, In
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Michigan City is 730 miles. It takes approximately 12h 1m to drive from New Jersey to Michigan City.

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to South Bend Airport.

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Book your New Jersey to Michigan City train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Newark Airport is to line 62 bus which takes 12m and costs $1 - $2.

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