General Travel Information

  • South Bend International Airport is about 15 minutes by car from the Notre Dame campus (flights should be booked to South Bend, Indiana — airport code SBN). Various transportation methods are available (e.g., taxi, rental car, limo).
  • Visitors also can fly into Chicago and then drive or take a train to Notre Dame. The University is about two hours by car from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and about 90 minutes from Midway International Airport. 
  • The South Shore Line trains run directly from the Chicago Loop (downtown Chicago at the corner of Michigan and Randolph) to South Bend International Airport (about a three-hour trip). 
  • Transpo offers local bus service in and around the city of South Bend.
  • The South Bend Mishawaka Convention and Visitors Bureau site provides comprehensive information on hotels, restaurants, area attractions and events, and specific hotel and motel information.