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

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Recommended option

Train Amtrak  •  3 h 26 min

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

$21 - $27

Cheapest option

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Chicago, IL 0352 / ...

$19 - $37

4 alternative options

Train South Shore Line  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Millennium Station Ssl

$27 - $35

Bus Coach USA  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Notre Dame to Chicago O'Hare Airport Notre Dame-O'hare

$31 - $47

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Brookfield Zoo 102.9 miles

$10 - $15

Fly, line 331 bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SBN - ORD
  2. Take the line 331 bus from Cumberland CTA Station to 31st/McCormick

$305 - $620

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Brookfield Zoo is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Brookfield Zoo is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between South Bend and Brookfield Zoo is 83 miles. The road distance is 102.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from South Bend to Brookfield Zoo, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from South Bend to Brookfield Zoo. However, there are services departing from South Bend Amtrak and arriving at Brookfield via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 26 min.

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What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Brookfield Zoo, IL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from South Bend to Brookfield Zoo 3 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, Hoosier Ride operates a bus from South Bend to Brookfield Zoo once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Barons Bus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$19 - $24
Business Seat
$44
Bedroom
$180 - $210
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Millennium Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Cumberland CTA Station to 31st/McCormick
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com

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