There are 6 ways to get from Shedd Aquarium to South Bend by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Amtrak  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to South Bend Amtrak Lake Shore Limited / ...

$30 - $62

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Bus Hoosier Ride  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to South Bend, IN Chicago / ...

$17 - $37

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Train South Shore Line  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Van Buren St. to South Bend Airport Ssl

$23 - $29

Bus Coach USA  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Midway Airport to Notre Dame Midway-Notre Dame

$28 - $51

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Shedd Aquarium to South Bend 93.2 miles

$9 - $14

Fly  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to South Bend (SBN) ORD - SBN

$302 - $620

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No, there is no direct bus from Shedd Aquarium to South Bend. However, there are services departing from Congress Plaza & Michigan and arriving at South Bend, IN via Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

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The distance between Shedd Aquarium and South Bend is 72 miles. The road distance is 93.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Shedd Aquarium to South Bend without a car is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Shedd Aquarium to South Bend, including transfers.

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Shedd Aquarium to South Bend bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, depart from Chicago, IL station.

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The best way to get from Shedd Aquarium to South Bend is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 33 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to South Bend Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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Shedd Aquarium to South Bend bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at South Bend, IN station.

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South Bend is 1 h ahead of Shedd Aquarium. It is currently 12:18 PM in Shedd Aquarium and 1:18 PM in South Bend.

Yes, the driving distance between Shedd Aquarium to South Bend is 93 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to drive from Shedd Aquarium to South Bend.

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  • Distance: 71.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

What companies run services between Shedd Aquarium, IL, USA and South Bend, IN, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Shedd Aquarium to South Bend 3 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, Hoosier Ride operates a bus from Shedd Aquarium to South Bend twice daily. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. Barons Bus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to South Bend
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to South Bend Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Van Buren St. to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
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United Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to South Bend Airport.

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