How to get from Philadelphia to Michigan City

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Recommended option

Fly Philadelphia to Chicago Midway, train  •  5 h 56 min

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

$149 - $453

Cheapest option

Train to Trenton-Mercer, fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Jefferson Station to West Trenton
  2. Fly from Trenton-Mercer (TTN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) TTN - ORD
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$83 - $358

8 alternative options

Fly Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6 h 17 min

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

$139 - $504

Train to Baltimore, fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  6 h 46 min

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

$189 - $634

Fly Philadelphia to Milwaukee, bus, train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Milwaukee (MKE) PHL - 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.

$189 - $509

Bus D&J Bus, train  •  18 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Nyc
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St. Ssl

$113 - $126

Train via Washington Union Station Amtrak  •  19 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak
  3. Take the train from South Bend Airport to 11th St. Ssl

$206 - $546

Bus Greyhound USA, train  •  20 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Gary, In
  3. Take the train from Gary Metro Center to 11th St. Ssl

$87 - $215

Train  •  28 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Millennium Station to 11th St. Ssl

$151 - $414

Drive  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Michigan City 710.1 miles

$65 - $100

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Michigan City, IN, USA?

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Michigan City via Washington Union Station Amtrak, South Bend Amtrak, and South Bend Airport in around 19 h 49 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago Midway via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago Midway via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Trenton-Mercer to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
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 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 Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Room
$400 - $600
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $400
Room
$550 - $750
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Gary, In
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Michigan City is 1005 km. The road distance is 1136 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Michigan City is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Michigan City is to fly and train which takes 5 h 56 min and costs $140 - $460.

It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Philadelphia to Michigan City, including transfers.