There are 5 ways to get from South Bend to Chicago Union Station by train, bus, 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 Amtrak  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Capitol Limited / ...

$19 - $24

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. 0352 / ...

$15 - $35

3 alternative options

Train South Shore Line  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Ssl

$25 - $32

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. 95.1 miles

$9 - $14

Fly  •  3 h 15 min

  1. SBN - ORD

$303 - $620

Questions & Answers

The distance between South Bend and Chicago Union Station is 117 km. The road distance is 152 km.

The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Chicago Union Station is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from South Bend to Chicago Union Station is to drive which takes 1 h 38 min and costs $9 - $14.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from South Bend Amtrak and arriving at Chicago Union Station Amtrak. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Bend, IN and arriving at Chicago, IL. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

The train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak takes 1 h 54 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Chicago Union Station, IL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from South Bend to Chicago Union Station 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 Chicago Union Station 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
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
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

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