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There are 5 ways to get from South Bend to Cloud Gate by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Amtrak  •  2 h 19 min

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

$28 - $60

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Bus  •  2 h 31 min

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

$17 - $36

3 alternative options

Train South Shore Line  •  3 h 51 min

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

$23 - $29

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Cloud Gate 94.6 miles

$9 - $14

Fly  •  3 h 11 min

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

$303 - $620

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Cloud Gate is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Cloud Gate is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Cloud Gate. However, there are services departing from South Bend, IN and arriving at Washington & State via Harrison & Jefferson. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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

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The distance between South Bend and Cloud Gate is 73 miles. The road distance is 94.6 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Cloud Gate without a car is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs $28 - $60.

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

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South Bend to Cloud Gate bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, depart from South Bend, IN station.

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South Bend to Cloud Gate train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from South Bend Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Cloud Gate is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs $28 - $60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $17 - $40 and takes 2 h 31 min, you could also fly, which costs $300 - $650 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Cloud Gate.
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  • Distance: 72.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Cloud Gate, IL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from South Bend to Cloud Gate 3 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, Hoosier Ride operates a bus from South Bend to Cloud Gate once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 10 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
1 h
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 South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 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 South Bend Airport to Millennium Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators

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The quickest flight from South Bend Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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South Bend to Cloud Gate bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at Chicago, IL station.

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South Bend to Cloud Gate train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Cloud Gate is 95 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to drive from South Bend to Cloud Gate.

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United Airlines offers flights from South Bend Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 558+ hotels available in Cloud Gate. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Bend to South Bend Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs $10 - $15.

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