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

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Train  •  5h 5m

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

$57 - $75

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Bus  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Notre Dame to Chicago O'Hare Airport Notre Dame-O'hare
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Racine, WI Airport Express from Chicago O'hare / ...

$73 - $103

Drive  •  3h

  1. Drive from South Bend to Racine 170.8 miles

$16 - $25

Fly from South Bend, bus  •  4h 4m

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SBN - ORD
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Racine, WI

$347 - $676

Train, fly to Milwaukee, taxi  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Milwaukee (MKE) ORD - MKE
  3. Take a taxi from Racine, WI to Racine

$172 - $452

Bus to Fort Wayne, fly, bus  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Ft Wayne, IN
  2. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) FWA - ORD
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Racine, WI

$168 - $375

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Racine is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3h.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Racine is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3h.

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The distance between South Bend and Racine is 107 miles. The road distance is 170.8 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Racine without a car is to train which takes 5h 5m and costs $55 - $75.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from South Bend to Racine, including transfers.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Racine is to train which takes 5h 5m and costs $55 - $75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $110 and takes 5h 3m.

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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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Racine is 1h behind South Bend. It is currently 5:36 PM in South Bend and 4:36 PM in Racine.

Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Racine is 171 miles. It takes approximately 3h to drive from South Bend to Racine.

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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 Racine.
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  • Distance: 107.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 5m

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

You can take a train from South Bend to Racine via Chicago Union Station, Chicago OTC, and Kenosha in around 5h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Bend to Racine via Chicago O'Hare Airport, Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport, and Racine, WI in around 5h 3m.

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
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
Flights from Fort Wayne to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Fort Wayne to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
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
$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 Kenosha
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Notre Dame to Chicago O'Hare Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
tickets.airportsupersaver.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Racine, WI
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Racine, WI to Racine
Ave. Duration
14m
Estimated price
$29 - $35

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There are 31+ hotels available in Racine. Prices start at $61 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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