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There are 8 ways to get from South Bend Airport (SBN) to Ludington by train, bus, taxi, car ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus, taxi  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Niles Amtrak Station to Kalamazoo Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids, MI
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Muskegon, Mi
  4. Take a taxi from Muskegon, Mi to Ludington

$195 - $318

Cheapest option

Bus, train, Amtrak Thruway, car ferry  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Milwaukee to Manitowoc, WI 916 / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Manitowoc to Ludington

$139 - $215

6 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Kalamazoo, MI
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids, MI
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to Reed City, MI
  4. Take a taxi from Reed City, MI to Ludington

$139 - $221

Bus, car ferry  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Chicago O'Hare T5
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
  3. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Manitowoc, WI 104
  4. Take the car ferry from Manitowoc to Ludington

$148 - $187

Drive  •  3h 5m

  1. Drive from South Bend Airport (SBN) to Ludington 177.7 miles

$17 - $26

Bus to Chicago Midway, fly to Manistee  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Manistee (MBL) MDW - MBL

$144 - $296

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Muskegon, taxi  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Muskegon (MKG) ORD - MKG
  3. Take a taxi from Muskegon to Ludington

$307 - $559

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Traverse City, drive  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Traverse City (TVC) ORD - TVC
  3. Drive from Traverse City to Ludington

$176 - $653

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Bend Airport (SBN) to Ludington is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend Airport (SBN) to Ludington is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 5m.

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The distance between South Bend Airport (SBN) and Ludington is 157 miles. The road distance is 177.7 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend Airport (SBN) to Ludington without a car is to train and bus and taxi which takes 5h 41m and costs $190 - $320.

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It takes approximately 5h 41m to get from South Bend Airport (SBN) to Ludington, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Manistee Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend Airport (SBN) to Ludington is 178 miles. It takes approximately 3h 5m to drive from South Bend Airport (SBN) to Ludington.

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Regional Sky offers flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Manistee Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Ludington. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Bend Airport (SBN) to Ludington.
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  • Distance: 156.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 41m

What companies run services between South Bend Airport (SBN), USA and Ludington, MI, USA?

There is no direct connection from South Bend Airport (SBN) to Ludington. However, you can take the taxi to Niles Amtrak Station, take the train to Kalamazoo Amtrak Station, take the walk to Kalamazoo, take the bus to Grand Rapids, Mi, take the bus to Muskegon, Mi, then take the taxi to Ludington. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Kalamazoo, take the bus to Grand Rapids, take the bus to Reed City, MI, then take the taxi to Ludington.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Muskegon
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Regional Sky
Website
regionalsky.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manistee
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $250
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Niles Amtrak Station to Kalamazoo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $190
Train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $55
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids to Reed City, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Manitowoc, WI
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Muskegon, Mi
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
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
Bus from Milwaukee to Manitowoc, WI
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Manitowoc, WI
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Manitowoc, WI
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Manitowoc, WI
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Chicago O'Hare T5
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
tickets.airportsupersaver.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Ferry operators
SS Badger
Website
ssbadger.com
Car ferry from Manitowoc to Ludington
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
ssbadger.com
Other operators
Taxi from Muskegon, Mi to Ludington
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Port City Cab
Phone
+1 231-739-7161
Website
portcitycab.com
Blue City Taxi
Phone
+1 231-780-5466
Website
bluecitytransportation.com

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