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

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Train Amtrak  •  3 h 6 min

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

$24 - $31

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Bus Hoosier Ride  •  3 h 26 min

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

$22 - $43

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Train South Shore Line  •  4 h 17 min

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

$30 - $39

Bus Coach USA  •  5 h 23 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 Elmhurst 112.3 miles

$11 - $16

Fly, train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SBN - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Elmhurst

$308 - $627

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No, there is no direct train from South Bend to Elmhurst. However, there are services departing from South Bend Amtrak and arriving at Elmhurst via Chicago OTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between South Bend and Elmhurst is 89 miles. The road distance is 112.3 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Elmhurst without a car is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from South Bend to Elmhurst, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from South Bend to Elmhurst is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 26 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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Elmhurst is 1 h behind South Bend. It is currently 11:49 AM in South Bend and 10:49 AM in Elmhurst.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Elmhurst is 112 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to drive from South Bend to Elmhurst.

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  • Distance: 88.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from South Bend to Elmhurst 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 Elmhurst 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
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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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
$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
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Elmhurst
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metrarail.com
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United Airlines offers flights from South Bend Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 265+ hotels available in Elmhurst. 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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