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There are 3 ways to get from Niles to Elkhart by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  3h 1m

  1. Take the train from Niles Amtrak Station to Kalamazoo Blue Water / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo Transit Center to Elkhart, IN Detroit

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Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Niles to Elkhart 24.8 miles

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Niles to Elkhart 24.8 miles

Niles to Elkhart by train and bus

The journey time between Niles and Elkhart is around 3h 1m and covers a distance of around 107 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Amtrak and Hoosier Ride, the Niles to Elkhart service departs from Niles Amtrak Station and arrives in Elkhart, IN. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Services
3h 1m Average Duration
$37 Cheapest Price
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Niles → Elkhart
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The cheapest way to get from Niles to Elkhart is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 35 min.

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The fastest way to get from Niles to Elkhart is to taxi which takes 35 min and costs $75 - $90.

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The distance between Niles and Elkhart is 18 miles. The road distance is 24.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Niles to Elkhart without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 1m and costs $35 - $60.

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It takes approximately 3h 1m to get from Niles to Elkhart, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Niles to Elkhart is 25 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Niles to Elkhart.

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There are 84+ hotels available in Elkhart. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 17.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 1m

What companies run services between Niles, MI, USA and Elkhart, IN, USA?

There is no direct connection from Niles to Elkhart. However, you can take the train to Kalamazoo, take the walk to Kalamazoo Transit Center, then take the bus to Elkhart, IN. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Elkhart.

Train operators

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
+1 800-872-7245
Train from Niles Amtrak Station to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
36 min
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
+1 800-544-2383
Bus from Kalamazoo Transit Center to Elkhart, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
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Child Fares
$13 - $18
Other operators
Taxi from Niles to Elkhart
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
United Cab
+1 574-233-9599
South Bend Taxi
A Yellow Cab
+1 574-233-9333

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