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

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Train  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station 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 Hoosier Ride  •  5h 46m

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

$35 - $74

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Bus Coach USA  •  5h 34m

  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 Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak Airport Express from Chicago O'hare / ...

$48 - $77

Drive  •  3h 12m

  1. Drive from South Bend to Milwaukee 186.1 miles

$18 - $27

Fly, train  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SBN - ORD
  2. Take the train from Clybourn to Kenosha

$311 - $630

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Wisconsin is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Wisconsin is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Wisconsin. However, there are services departing from Notre Dame and arriving at Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak via Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from South Bend station to Wisconsin station. However, there are services departing from South Bend Amtrak Station and arriving at Milwaukee Intermodal Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 23m.

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The distance between South Bend and Wisconsin is 259 miles. The road distance is 186.1 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Wisconsin without a car is to train which takes 4h 23m and costs $45 - $85.

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from South Bend to Wisconsin, including transfers.

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South Bend to Wisconsin bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Notre Dame station.

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South Bend to Wisconsin train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at South Bend Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Wisconsin is to train which takes 4h 23m and costs $45 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $80 and takes 5h 34m.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Wisconsin.
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  • Distance: 258.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 23m

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

You can take a train from South Bend to Milwaukee via Chicago Union Station in around 4h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Bend to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare Airport and Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport in around 5h 34m.

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
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
Train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
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
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Clybourn to Kenosha
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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 Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35

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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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South Bend to Wisconsin bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak station.

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Wisconsin is 1h behind South Bend. It is currently 2:51 PM in South Bend and 1:51 PM in Wisconsin.

South Bend to Wisconsin train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Milwaukee Intermodal Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Wisconsin is 186 miles. It takes approximately 3h 12m to drive from South Bend to Wisconsin.

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

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There are 21+ hotels available in Wisconsin. Prices start at $55 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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