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

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Train Amtrak  •  2 h 56 min

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

$33 - $65

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Train South Shore Line  •  4 h 18 min

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

$30 - $39

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Bus Hoosier Ride  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL Columbus
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Naperville Rt59 4567 / ...

$42 - $70

Bus Coach USA  •  6 h 17 min

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

$30 - $48

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Downers Grove 111.2 miles

$10 - $16

Fly, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SBN - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Downers Grove

$308 - $627

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No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Downers Grove. However, there are services departing from South Bend, IN and arriving at Ogden Ave / Forest Ave via Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il, Chicago, Il and Naperville Metra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from South Bend to Downers Grove. However, there are services departing from South Bend Amtrak and arriving at Downers Grove via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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The distance between South Bend and Downers Grove is 92 miles. The road distance is 111.2 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Downers Grove 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 South Bend to Downers Grove, including transfers.

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South Bend to Downers Grove bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, depart from South Bend, IN station.

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South Bend to Downers Grove train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from South Bend Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Downers Grove is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 6 min.

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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 Downers Grove bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Naperville Rt59 station.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Downers Grove.
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  • Distance: 91.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Downers Grove, IL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from South Bend to Downers Grove 3 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Bend to Downers Grove via Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL, Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il, Chicago, Il, Naperville Rt59, and Naperville Metra in around 5 h 6 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
57 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 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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Downers Grove
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Naperville Rt59
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21

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Downers Grove is 1 h behind South Bend. It is currently 4:10 AM in South Bend and 3:10 AM in Downers Grove.

South Bend to Downers Grove train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Downers Grove is 111 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to drive from South Bend to Downers Grove.

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

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There are 207+ hotels available in Downers Grove. Prices start at $71 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 .

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