There are 7 ways to get from South Bend to Janesville by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, taxi  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Harvard
  3. Take a taxi from Harvard to Janesville

$169 - $216

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Chicago, IL to Janesville, WI 8960

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Chicago, IL Columbus / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Chicago, IL to Janesville, WI 8960

Train, Amtrak Thruway via E Court / Parker Pl  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Millennium Station Ssl
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Chicago, IL to Janesville, WI 8960

Drive  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Janesville 203.2 miles

$19 - $29

Fly from South Bend, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SBN - ORD
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Chicago, IL to Janesville, WI

Train, fly to Madison, bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Madison (MSN) ORD - MSN
  3. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Janesville, WI

$245 - $613

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Janesville. However, there are services departing from South Bend, IN and arriving at Janesville, WI via Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 47 min.

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The distance between South Bend and Janesville is 159 miles. The road distance is 203.2 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Janesville without a car is to train and taxi which takes 5 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from South Bend to Janesville, including transfers.

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

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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 Janesville bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Janesville, WI station.

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Janesville is 1 h behind South Bend. It is currently 4:53 AM in South Bend and 3:53 AM in Janesville.

Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Janesville is 203 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to drive from South Bend to Janesville.

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

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Janesville.
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  • Distance: 158.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 47 min

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Janesville, WI, USA?

You can take a bus from South Bend to Janesville via Chicago, IL and Chicago, IL in around 6 h 47 min.

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
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
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
$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 OTC to Harvard
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
metrarail.com
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
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Janesville, WI
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Janesville, WI
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Other operators
Taxi from Harvard to Janesville
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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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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