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

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Train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Hiawatha Service

$47 - $84

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Bus via Harrison & Jefferson  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Chicago, IL Columbus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi 4712 / ...

$32 - $71

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Bus Coach USA  •  6 h 49 min

  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 Waukesha, WI - Goerke's Corners Airport Express from Chicago O'hare / ...

$50 - $77

Train, bus  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Millennium Station Ssl
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Waukesha, WI - Goerke's Corners Airport Express from Chicago O'hare / ...

$48 - $69

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Waukesha 199.1 miles

$19 - $29

Fly from South Bend, bus  •  5 h 39 min

  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 Waukesha, WI - Goerke's Corners

$324 - $650

Train, fly to Milwaukee  •  6 h 37 min

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

$142 - $417

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Waukesha. However, there are services departing from South Bend, IN and arriving at Downtown Waukesha Transit Center via Harrison & Jefferson, Chicago, Il and Wisconsin Ave. & 5th St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 48 min.

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The distance between South Bend and Waukesha is 137 miles. The road distance is 199.1 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Waukesha without a car is to train which takes 5 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from South Bend to Waukesha, including transfers.

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South Bend to Waukesha 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 Waukesha is to train which takes 5 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 48 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 Waukesha bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Milwaukee, Wi station.

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Waukesha is 1 h behind South Bend. It is currently 6:55 AM in South Bend and 5:55 AM in Waukesha.

Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Waukesha is 199 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to drive from South Bend to Waukesha.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Waukesha.
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  • Distance: 137.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 28 min

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

You can take a train from South Bend to Waukesha via Chicago Union Station, Milwaukee Intermodal Station, and Wisconsin Ave. & 5th St. in around 5 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Bend to Waukesha via Chicago, IL, Harrison & Jefferson, Harrison & Morgan, Chicago, Il, Milwaukee, Wi, and Wisconsin Ave. & 5th St. in around 5 h 48 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 Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
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
Train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
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
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Notre Dame to Chicago O'Hare Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
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 Waukesha, WI - Goerke's Corners
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com

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

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There are 43+ hotels available in Waukesha. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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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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