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There are 7 ways to get from Santa Claus to Winona Lake by bus, car, plane or taxi

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dale, IN to Louisville, KY
  2. Take the bus from Louisville to Indianapolis
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Rochester, IN

Cheapest option

Bus via Fort Wayne

  1. Take the bus from Dale, IN to Louisville, KY
  2. Take the bus from Louisville to Indianapolis
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Fort Wayne, IN
  4. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Warsaw, IN

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Drive

  1. Drive from Santa Claus to Winona Lake

Bus, fly to Fort Wayne, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Dale, IN to Louisville, KY
  2. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Fort Wayne (FWA)
  3. Take a taxi from Fort Wayne to Winona Lake

Bus, fly to South Bend, drive

  1. Take the bus from Dale, IN to Louisville, KY
  2. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to South Bend (SBN)
  3. Drive from South Bend to Winona Lake

Bus, fly to Chicago Midway

  1. Take the bus from Dale, IN to Louisville, KY
  2. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Chicago Midway (MDW)
  3. Take the bus from Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL to Warsaw, IN

Bus, fly to Chicago O'Hare

  1. Take the bus from Dale, IN to Louisville, KY
  2. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD)
  3. Take the bus from Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL to Warsaw, IN
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The cheapest way to get from Santa Claus to Winona Lake is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 5h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Claus to Winona Lake is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 5h 31m.

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The distance between Santa Claus and Winona Lake is 224 miles. The road distance is 262 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Claus to Winona Lake without a car is to bus which takes 8h 45m and costs $140 - $220.

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It takes approximately 8h 45m to get from Santa Claus to Winona Lake, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Louisville Airport to Fort Wayne Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

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Winona Lake is 1h ahead of Santa Claus. It is currently 9:16 PM in Santa Claus and 10:16 PM in Winona Lake.

Yes, the driving distance between Santa Claus to Winona Lake is 262 miles. It takes approximately 5h 31m to drive from Santa Claus to Winona Lake.

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United Airlines, Allegiant Air, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Louisville Airport to Fort Wayne Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Winona Lake. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Claus to Winona Lake.
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  • Distance: 223.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 45m

What companies run services between Santa Claus, IN, USA and Winona Lake, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Claus to Winona Lake via Dale, IN, Louisville, KY, Louisville, Indianapolis, IN, and Rochester, IN in around 8h 45m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Louisville to Fort Wayne via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Louisville to Fort Wayne via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Fort Wayne via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Louisville to Fort Wayne via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Louisville to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Louisville to South Bend via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Louisville to Fort Wayne via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Louisville to Fort Wayne via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Louisville to Fort Wayne via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Louisville to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Louisville to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Louisville to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Louisville to South Bend via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Louisville to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $430
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Louisville to Fort Wayne via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Louisville to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Louisville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Louisville to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Louisville to Fort Wayne via Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Louisville to Fort Wayne via Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Louisville to Fort Wayne via St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
8h 41m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
+1 800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Dale, IN to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$14 - $21
Bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$19 - $27
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Rochester, IN
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$17 - $24
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Warsaw, IN
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$11 - $16
Bus from Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL to Warsaw, IN
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$22 - $35
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 Louisville to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $26
Flexible
$35 - $55
Amtrak Thruway

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12
$11 - $17
Adult
$23 - $35
Other operators
Taxi from Fort Wayne to Winona Lake
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Deluxe Taxi Co
Phone
+1-260-426-8555
Website
deluxetaxifortwayne.net

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