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There are 4 ways to get from South Bend to Monticello by bus, taxi, train or car

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

Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Rochester, IN Detroit
  2. Take a taxi from Rochester, IN to Monticello

$148 - $187

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi via Peru, IN  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Peru, IN Detroit
  2. Take a taxi from Peru, IN to Monticello

$132 - $162

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 29 min

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

$141 - $199

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Monticello 91 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Monticello is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Monticello is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between South Bend and Monticello is 71 miles. The road distance is 91 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Monticello without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 3 h 34 min and costs $140 - $190.

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It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to get from South Bend to Monticello, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Monticello is 91 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to drive from South Bend to Monticello.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Monticello. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Monticello.
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  • Distance: 70.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 34 min

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

You can take a train from South Bend to Monticello via Chicago Union Station and Rensselaer Amtrak in around 5 h 29 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from South Bend Amtrak Station 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
Train from Chicago Union Station to Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Rochester, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
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hoosierride.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Peru, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Book at
hoosierride.com
Other operators
Taxi from Rochester, IN to Monticello
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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