Connecting to South Bend


Bus Service from Chicago to South Bend

Daily bus service is available to and from Chicago/South Bend by Coach USA/United Limo, Inc.  They operate 7 days a week, including weekends and holidays.  Check the website below for ticket prices which are payable at pickup. The schedule and fares are listed at the Web site above.  The service is available from both O’Hare and Midway airports; however, Midway is not an international airport.   You can pick up Coach USA/United Limo service at two locations.  The first location is within the so-called domestic terminals on the lower level in the Shuttle Bus Center. Follow the arrows! The second stop location is curbside in front of Terminal 5. There are two South Bend bus service-drop offs: South Bend Regional Airport and Notre Dame Avenue. 

Coach USA

Bus Service from Other Cities to South Bend

Please check the Greyhound Bus schedule for travel from other cities to South Bend.



South Shore Train

You may also opt to take the city train from the airport into Chicago’s Randolph Street Station (Millenium Station), and then board a South Shore train which stops at the South Bend Regional Airport. This can be an inexpensive and pleasant way to ride into South Bend if you plan to overnight or spend some time in Chicago before arriving in South Bend. 

South Shore

Amtrak Train



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