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There are 11 ways to get from New York to Michigan City by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Newark to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  7h 1m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) EWR - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Michigan City Amtrak

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Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  7h 6m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) LGA - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Michigan City Amtrak

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Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway, train  •  6h 59m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) LGA - MDW
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Michigan City Amtrak

Fly New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) JFK - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Michigan City Amtrak

Train to White Plains, fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to White Plains
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) HPN - ORD
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Michigan City Amtrak

Fly New York La Guardia to Detroit, train  •  8h 46m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Detroit (DTW) LGA - DTW
  2. Take the train from Dearborn to Michigan City Amtrak

Fly New York La Guardia to Milwaukee, train  •  9h 7m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Milwaukee (MKE) LGA - MKE
  2. Take the train from Milwaukee to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Michigan City Amtrak

Bus  •  17h 21m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Chicago Nyc
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Michigan City, IN Chicago

Train  •  21h 17m

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Michigan City Amtrak Wolverine

Bus, train  •  21h 51m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Detroit
  2. Take the bus from Detroit to Kalamazoo
  3. Take the train from Kalamazoo to Michigan City Amtrak

Drive  •  12h 13m

  1. Drive from New York to Michigan City 740.2 miles

New York to Michigan City by train

The train journey time between New York and Michigan City is around 28h 12m and covers a distance of around 1014 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 8h. The fastest train normally takes 28h 12m. Operated by Amtrak, the New York to Michigan City train service departs from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arrives in Michigan City Amtrak. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
20h 12m
Layover time:
8h
Total time:
28h 12m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
28h 12m
Train distance:
1014 miles
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$122
Carbon emissions:
85 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
15:40
Last train departs at:
15:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Michigan City train schedules

New York → Michigan City
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Michigan City is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Michigan City is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Michigan City is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Michigan City is to fly and train which costs $140 - $1,000 and takes 6h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Michigan City. However, there are services departing from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arriving at Michigan City Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 17m.

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The distance between New York and Michigan City is 677 miles. The road distance is 740.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Michigan City without a car is to bus which takes 17h 21m and costs $90 - $170.

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It takes approximately 7h 1m to get from New York to Michigan City, including transfers.

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New York to Michigan City train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Michigan City is to bus which takes 17h 21m and costs $90 - $170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $180 and takes 21h 17m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 28m.

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Michigan City is 1h behind New York. It is currently 6:12 PM in New York and 5:12 PM in Michigan City.

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  • Distance: 677 miles
  • Duration: 7h 1m

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

You can take a bus from New York to Michigan City via Chicago, Chicago, and Michigan City, IN in around 17h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Michigan City via Chicago Union Station in around 21h 17m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $280
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $310
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $450
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $290
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $290
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Flights from White Plains to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $420
Flights from White Plains to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $320
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $380
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $380
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Boston
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Richmond
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from White Plains to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from White Plains to Chicago O'Hare via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from White Plains to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from White Plains to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $350
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Train operators
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 Chicago Union Station to Michigan City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Dearborn to Michigan City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Milwaukee to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Train from Kalamazoo to Michigan City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to White Plains
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $100
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GoTo Bus
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 to Detroit
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $100
Flexible
$100 - $160
Bus from Detroit to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Kalamazoo Transit Center
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$24 - $35
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Kalamazoo, MI
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
indiantrails.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Michigan City is 740 miles. It takes approximately 12h 13m to drive from New York to Michigan City.

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Air Canada, American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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