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There are 4 ways to get from South Bend to Fox Lake by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Fox Lake Md-N

$27 - $35

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Bus, train  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Chicago, IL Columbus / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Fox Lake Md-N

$23 - $44

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Drive  •  2h 43m

  1. Drive from South Bend to Fox Lake 148 miles

$14 - $21

Fly, train  •  5h 18m

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

$312 - $629

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Fox Lake is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Fox Lake is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from South Bend station to Fox Lake. However, there are services departing from South Bend Amtrak Station and arriving at Fox Lake via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 17m.

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The distance between South Bend and Fox Lake is 111 miles. The road distance is 148 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Fox Lake without a car is to train which takes 4h 17m and costs $27 - $35.

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It takes approximately 4h 17m to get from South Bend to Fox Lake, including transfers.

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South Bend to Fox Lake train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at South Bend Amtrak Station.

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The quickest flight from South Bend Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 6m.

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Fox Lake is 1h behind South Bend. It is currently 6:02 PM in South Bend and 5:02 PM in Fox Lake.

South Bend to Fox Lake train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Fox Lake station.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Fox Lake.
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  • Distance: 111.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 17m

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

You can take a train from South Bend to Fox Lake via Chicago Union Station in around 4h 17m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$19 - $24
Business Seat
$44
Bedroom
$180 - $210
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Fox Lake
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Glenview to Fox Lake
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Fox Lake is 148 miles. It takes approximately 2h 43m to drive from South Bend to Fox Lake.

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

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There are 37+ hotels available in Fox Lake. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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

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