By car, by plane, by train, by bus: get to Notre Dame anyway you can. 

Located in South Bend, Indiana, 90 miles east of Chicago, Notre Dame is easily accessible by all forms of travel.

By car

From the north:

  • Exit at interchange 77 from I-80/I-90
  • Take Indiana 933 south to Angela Boulevard
  • Turn east on Angela and proceed to Notre Dame Avenue
  • Turn north on Notre Dame Avenue
  • Turn right on Holy Cross Drive to park in the C1 parking lot, located south of the Notre Dame Stadium and Joyce Center

From the south: 

  • Follow US 31 until it turns to join the bypass. Do not join the bypass; follow Business 31 (becomes Indiana 933) into town until you reach Angela Boulevard
  • Turn east on Angela and proceed Notre Dame Avenue
  • Turn north on Notre Dame Avenue
  • Turn right on Holy Cross Drive to park in the C1 parking lot, located south of the Notre Dame Stadium and Joyce Center

By bus

Coach USA operates a bus service between both O’Hare and Midway Airports in Chicago and the Notre Dame campus. The bus departs every two hours and makes several stops; travel time to campus is approximately three hours. A one-way fare is $41; round-trip is $73. For more information, visit coachusa.com.

By plane

The South Bend Airport is 15 minutes by car from campus. From the airport, go east (left) on Lincolnway West to downtown South Bend. Turn left on Indiana 933 (Michigan Street) and proceed two miles to Angela Boulevard. Turn right onto Angela, and then turn left at the second stoplight (Eddy Street). Follow signs to visitor parking.

You can also fly to Chicago and drive or take a bus 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. 

From O’Hare, take I-190 east out of the airport, merge onto I-90 east (the Kennedy Expressway) toward downtown Chicago and merge with I-94 south (the Dan Ryan Expressway). Take the Skyway exit off the Dan Ryan and remain on I-90 to the Indiana Toll Road, which merges with I-80. From the Illinois border, it is about 75 miles to Exit 77 (the South Bend/Notre Dame exit).

By train

The South Shore Line trains run directly from the Chicago Loop (corner of Michigan and Randolph) to South Bend Regional Airport (about a two-hour trip). A one-way fare is $13.00. From the airport, the Notre Dame campus is approximately a 15-minute ride by rental car or taxi. For more information, visit nictd.com.