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

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Train Amtrak  •  2 h 36 min

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

$21 - $27

4 alternative options

Bus, line 29 bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL Columbus
  2. Take the line 29 bus from 95th Red Line Station to State & Roosevelt 29

$25 - $33

Train South Shore Line  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Van Buren St. Ssl

$23 - $29

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Shedd Aquarium 93.7 miles

$9 - $14

Fly  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SBN - ORD

$303 - $620

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Shedd Aquarium is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Shedd Aquarium is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Shedd Aquarium. However, there are services departing from South Bend, IN and arriving at State & Roosevelt via 95th Red Line Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between South Bend and Shedd Aquarium is 72 miles. The road distance is 93.7 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Shedd Aquarium without a car is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs $21 - $27.

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from South Bend to Shedd Aquarium, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from South Bend to Shedd Aquarium is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs $21 - $27. Alternatively, you can bus and line 29 bus, which costs $25 - $35 and takes 2 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs $300 - $650 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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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 Shedd Aquarium bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at State & Roosevelt station.

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  • Distance: 71.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Shedd Aquarium, IL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from South Bend to Shedd Aquarium 3 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Bend to Shedd Aquarium via Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL, 95th Red Line Station, and State & Roosevelt in around 2 h 55 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
57 min
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 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
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Van Buren St.
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
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