Northern Indiana is closer than you might think. Half of the country’s population lives within a 12-hour drive of Indiana’s Cool North, and many major cities are less than a day’s drive away from our beautiful beaches, sprawling farms, and charming downtowns. So what are you waiting for? See just how easy it is get to our seven eclectic counties with our travel tips and distance chart.
Northern Indiana is home to so many crossroads, it’s honestly hard to miss us. Take any of the following routes and you’ll be right in the heart of Indiana’s Cool North:
US Highway 20, 30, or 31
Indiana State Highway 3, 5, or 9
Interstate I-65, I-80, I-90, or I-94
The Indiana Toll Road
Get more detailed information and downloadable maps here.
For tips and advice on navigating Indiana traffic, visit the Indiana Department of Transportation.
By the Indiana Toll Road
Around every bend and at every exit, you’ll find fun, excitement, and adventure just off the Indiana Toll Road all year round.
Midway and O’Hare international airports in nearby Chicago are serviced by most of the world’s major airlines. Visit the The Chicago Department of Aviation portal for more information on both airports.
South Bend International Airport sees about 50 arrivals and departures every day from several US cities.
Traveling to or from Northeast Indiana? The Fort Wayne International Airport has four airlines that service seven US markets.
The largest airport in Indiana, the Indianapolis International Airport, welcomes domestic and international flights, and provides many non-stop flights to popular US destinations.
The South Shore Line travels between South Bend and Chicago several times each day, with multiple stops in between. View the South Shore Passenger Line Service for more details. AmTrak is also provides access to and from many locations in Northern Indiana.
Greyhound and Coach USA Bus Lines both run regular service to Northern Indiana from surrounding transportation centers.
Once you arrive, you’ll find a variety of services to get you from one incredible destination to the next. United Limo, community bus systems, and Enterprise Rent-A-Car are just a few of your transportation options in Indiana’s Cool North.
Reference the distance in miles between each of the cities in the chart below:
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