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There are 9 ways to get from Omaha to Michigan City by plane, train, shuttle, 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 Omaha to Chicago Midway, train  •  5 h 49 min

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

$152 - $366

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Bus Burlington Trailways, train  •  12 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, NE 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

$82 - $129

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Fly Omaha to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6 h 22 min

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

$142 - $318

Fly Omaha to South Bend, train  •  6 h 25 min

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

$238 - $1,210

Shuttle to Lincoln, fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Omaha to Lincoln, NE
  2. Fly from Lincoln (LNK) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) LNK - ORD
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$313 - $398

Fly Omaha to Kalamazoo, train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Kalamazoo (AZO) OMA - AZO
  2. Take the train from Kalamazoo Amtrak to Michigan City Amtrak

$252 - $1,164

Train  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Omaha Amtrak to Chicago Union Station California Zephyr
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Michigan City Amtrak Wolverine

$100 - $254

Bus Windstar, train  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Chicago, IL East Bound
  2. Take the train from Millennium Station to 11th St. Ssl

$86 - $92

Drive  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Omaha to Michigan City 512.8 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Omaha to Michigan City is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Omaha to Michigan City is to fly and train which costs $150 - $370 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Omaha to Michigan City. However, there are services departing from Omaha Amtrak and arriving at Michigan City Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 43 min.

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The distance between Omaha and Michigan City is 472 miles. The road distance is 512.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Omaha to Michigan City without a car is to train which takes 11 h 43 min and costs $95 - $260.

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Omaha to Michigan City, including transfers.

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Omaha to Michigan City train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Omaha Amtrak station.

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The quickest flight from Omaha Airport to Chicago Midway Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Omaha to Michigan City is 513 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to drive from Omaha to Michigan City.

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Map of how to get from Omaha to Michigan City.
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  • Distance: 471.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Omaha to Michigan City via Chicago Union Station in around 11 h 43 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Omaha to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Omaha to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Omaha to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Omaha to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Omaha to South Bend via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Lincoln to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Omaha to Kalamazoo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Omaha to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Omaha to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Omaha to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Omaha to South Bend via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Lincoln to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Omaha to Kalamazoo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Omaha to Kalamazoo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Kalamazoo via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Omaha to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Omaha to South Bend via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Omaha to Kalamazoo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from Millennium Station to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from Gary Metro Center to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
36 min
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 Kalamazoo Amtrak to Michigan City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Omaha Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Train from Chicago Union Station to Michigan City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
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
Navigator Airport Express
Website
navigatorairportexpress.com
Shuttle from Omaha to Lincoln, NE
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
navigatorairportexpress.com
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Burlington Trailways
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Gary, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Omaha Airport to Chicago Midway Airport.

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The best way to get from Omaha to Omaha Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $2.

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