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There are 10 ways to get from Rhode Island to Michigan City by plane, train, taxi, 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 Providence to Chicago Midway, train  •  7 h 17 min

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

$113 - $347

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Fly Providence to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  7 h 50 min

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

$113 - $498

Train to Boston, fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from South Attleboro to Back Bay
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Chicago Midway (MDW) BOS - MDW
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$144 - $448

Train to Boston, fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from South Attleboro to Back Bay
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) BOS - ORD
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$129 - $329

Taxi, bus to Hartford, fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Coventry to Royce Cir and Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center
  2. Take the bus from Royce Cir and Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center to Central Row and O S H
  3. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Chicago Midway (MDW) BDL - MDW
  4. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$297 - $568

Taxi, bus to Hartford, fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Coventry to Royce Cir and Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center
  2. Take the bus from Royce Cir and Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center to Central Row and O S H
  3. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) BDL - ORD
  4. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St.

$287 - $509

Bus D&J Bus, train  •  22 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Nyc
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 11th St. Ssl

$121 - $150

Train  •  25 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Michigan City Amtrak

$161 - $597

Bus Greyhound USA, train  •  25 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Gary, In
  4. Take the train from Gary Metro Center to 11th St. Ssl

$116 - $275

Drive  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Michigan City 916.3 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Rhode Island to Michigan City is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 15 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rhode Island to Michigan City is to fly and train which costs $110 - $350 and takes 7 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rhode Island station to Michigan City. However, there are services departing from Providence Amtrak Station and arriving at Michigan City Amtrak via Boston Back Bay Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 42 min.

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The distance between Rhode Island and Michigan City is 792 miles. The road distance is 916.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Rhode Island to Michigan City without a car is to bus and train which takes 22 h 39 min and costs $120 - $150.

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It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to get from Rhode Island to Michigan City, including transfers.

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Rhode Island to Michigan City train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Providence Amtrak Station.

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The quickest flight from Providence Airport to Chicago Midway Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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Michigan City is 1 h behind Rhode Island. It is currently 6:48 PM in Rhode Island and 5:48 PM in Michigan City.

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

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Map of how to get from Rhode Island to Michigan City.
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  • Distance: 792 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 17 min

What companies run services between Rhode Island, USA and Michigan City, IN, USA?

You can take a train from Providence to Michigan City via Boston Back Bay Station and Chicago Union Station in around 25 h 42 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Providence to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Providence to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Hartford to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Hartford to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Hartford to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Hartford to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Hartford to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Hartford to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $750
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 Gary Metro Center to 11th St.
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Attleboro to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
MBTA
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
MBTA
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
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
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Royce Cir and Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center to Central Row and O S H
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.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
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
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
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
17 h 55 min
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
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Other operators
Taxi from Coventry to Royce Cir and Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Action Taxi Response
Phone
+1 401-680-0620
Website
actiontaxiresponse.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Rhode Island to Michigan City is 916 miles. It takes approximately 15 h 23 min to drive from Rhode Island to Michigan City.

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

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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 Rhode Island to Providence Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs $2.

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