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Chicago to South Bend Flights

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Chicago and South Bend airports and terminals

Airports in Chicago IL, US
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  • 1

    Midway Airport (MDW)

    Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles

  • 2

    O'Hare Airport (ORD)

    Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from ORD to SBN

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal 2 US Airways, United Airlines
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Airports in South Bend IN, US
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  • 1

    Battle Creek Intl (AZO)

    Distance from City Center: 53.4 miles

  • 2

    South Bend Regional (SBN)

    Distance from City Center: 3 miles

    Carriers for flights from CHI to SBN

    Carriers
    US Airways, United Airlines
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Featured South Bend Airport Hotels

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La Quinta Inn & Suites South Bend

3 stars
3.1 / 5 16 reviews

23040 Lincolnway West Map

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Quality Inn & Suites

2 stars
3.2 / 5 20 reviews

4124 Lincolnway West Map

The Quality Inn and Suites is located near South Bend Regional Airport.... More

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Sleep Inn South Bend

2 stars
3.0 / 5 4 reviews

4134 Lincolnway West Map

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Econo Lodge Airport

2 stars
1.8 / 5 6 reviews

3233 Lincoln Way W. Map

...Airport 1.5 miles.... More

Airport Inn & Suites

2 stars
2.4 / 5 32 reviews

23040 Highway 20 W Map

...Outstanding service amd spacious accommodations make this hotel a favorite stopover for business and leisure travelers.... Located on US 20 West in South Bend, the Airport Inn & Suites puts... More

Flights to South Bend

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Trips to South Bend

The South Bend Regional Airport, which is the second busiest airport in the state of Indiana, is located about three miles from the city's downtown area. Delta Connection, Allegiant Air and United Express offer cheap flights to South Bend, and reservations on available flights can be made online using Orbitz.com.

Transportation From the South Bend Regional Airport

City bus service is available from the airport terminal 24 hours a day and leaves for South Bend at 24 and 54 minutes after the hour. The fare is $1.00, and free transfers are available to allow you to continue to your destination anywhere within the city. Taxi service is provided as well, and the taxis are conveniently located outside the terminal entrance. For the 10-minute trip into the city's downtown area, the cab fare is about $15.

The Weather in South Bend

The weather in South Bend varies by the season. In the summer, the temperatures average in the high 70s to low 80s. In the winter, the temperatures drop into the teens. The area experiences high levels of precipitation, with 37 inches of rain and 67 inches of snow on average each year. Winter clothing should be extremely heavy, covering as much exposed skin as possible, while light clothing in the summer can help combat the high humidity.

Things to Do in South Bend

There are plenty of things to do in South Bend. Art lovers can visit the South Bend Museum of Art, which features works by regional artists, while those who appreciate classical music can enjoy a performance by the South Bend Symphony Orchestra. Anyone interested in sports can watch games played by the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the University of Notre Dame, which is located just north of the city. All that's needed is an air ticket, easily purchased by searching for cheap flights to South Bend on Orbitz.com.

Interesting facts about flights from Chicago to South Bend

    • 1 direct flights are operating from Chicago to South Bend today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 0h 45m.
    • United Airlines flight 3742 (4:39 PM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet 700) is today's earliest available flight from Chicago to South Bend.
    • United Airlines flight 3742 (4:39 PM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet 700) is today's latest available flight from Chicago to South Bend.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Chicago to South Bend (United Airlines flight 3742, Canadair Regional Jet 700) takes 0h 45m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Chicago to South Bend (United Airlines flight 3742, Canadair Regional Jet 700) takes 0h 45m.
    • Flights from Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Battle Creek Intl (AZO), South Bend Regional (SBN) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Chicago and South Bend

Equipment Carrier
Embraer 170 US Airways, United Airlines
Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145 US Airways, United Airlines
Canadair Regional Jet 700 United Airlines, US Airways
Canadair Regional Jet US Airways, United Airlines

Flight schedule for flights from Chicago to South Bend on Mon, Apr 21, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
United Airlines UA6171 ORD 8:15 AM SBN 10:06 AM ERJ 0hr 51min
United Airlines UA5898 ORD 10:40 AM SBN 12:19 PM ERJ 0hr 39min
United Airlines UA3418 ORD 1:10 PM SBN 2:53 PM ER4 0hr 43min
United Airlines UA3795 ORD 3:05 PM SBN 4:46 PM CR7 0hr 41min
United Airlines UA5985 ORD 5:10 PM SBN 6:46 PM ERJ 0hr 36min
United Airlines UA3742 ORD 9:20 PM SBN 11:04 PM CR7 0hr 44min