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

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Train  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Glen Ellyn Up-W

$34 - $66

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Bus, train  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Chicago, IL Columbus / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Glen Ellyn Up-W

$23 - $44

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Notre Dame to Chicago O'Hare Airport Notre Dame-O'hare

$69 - $84

Drive  •  2h 4m

  1. Drive from South Bend to Glen Ellyn 118.6 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, train  •  4h 48m

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

$309 - $628

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Glen Ellyn is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Glen Ellyn is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Glen Ellyn. However, there are services departing from Notre Dame and arriving at Crescent/Forest/Glen Ellyn Metra via Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport and Rohlwing/Lake. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from South Bend station to Glen Ellyn. However, there are services departing from South Bend Amtrak Station and arriving at Glen Ellyn via Chicago OTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 24m.

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The distance between South Bend and Glen Ellyn is 95 miles. The road distance is 118.6 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Glen Ellyn without a car is to train which takes 3h 24m and costs $30 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3h 24m to get from South Bend to Glen Ellyn, including transfers.

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South Bend to Glen Ellyn bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Notre Dame station.

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South Bend to Glen Ellyn train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at South Bend Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Glen Ellyn is to train which takes 3h 24m and costs $30 - $70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $85 and takes 5h 48m.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Glen Ellyn.
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  • Distance: 95.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 24m

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

You can take a train from South Bend to Glen Ellyn via Chicago Union Station and Chicago OTC in around 3h 24m. Alternatively, Coach USA operates a bus from South Bend to Glen Ellyn every 3 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 3h 25m.

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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Contact Details
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
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Glen Ellyn
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.com
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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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South Bend to Glen Ellyn bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Chicago O'Hare Airport station.

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Glen Ellyn is 1h behind South Bend. It is currently 9:39 PM in South Bend and 8:39 PM in Glen Ellyn.

South Bend to Glen Ellyn train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Glen Ellyn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Glen Ellyn is 119 miles. It takes approximately 2h 4m to drive from South Bend to Glen Ellyn.

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

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There are 263+ hotels available in Glen Ellyn. Prices start at $69 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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