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LaPorte County is located on the southern tip of Lake Michigan, bordering the Michigan state line. It is easily accessible by using Exits 34 and 40 on Interstate 94, and Exits 39 and 49 on the Indiana Interstate 80/90 Toll Road. Or enjoy the scenic byways that lead to LaPorte County by driving on beautiful, tree-lined roads like U.S. 12, U.S. 20, Ind. 2, and U.S. 421.


Let someone else do the driving, leaving you free to sight see and minimizing your carbon imprint. Royal Excursion – Service suspended currently due to Covid-19 and Barons Bus Lines both run regular service from the LaPorte County Convention and Visitors Bureau located at 4073 S Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360. 24 Hour Free Parking and Indoor Space for waiting available Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm.
Royal Excursion Bus Schedule; Barons Bus Schedule


The South Shore and South Bend Railroad takes commuters between South Bend and Chicago several times each day, stopping at the Carroll Avenue Station in Michigan City and free overnight parking is available there as well. View the South Shore Passenger Line Service for more details.
Amtrak also has a train station in Michigan City. The Wolverine line stops 3 times a day, once on its way to Chicago and twice on the way to Pontiac. The current station is a platform shelter near the former prairie-style Michigan Central Railroad depot dating from 1915, which is now a local restaurant (Arcadia Pub + Bar, 100 Washington Street, Michigan City, IN). It’s close to the city’s administrative office and the Lake Michigan shoreline. Parking is available east of the station.


Midway International Airport and O’Hare International Airport, just over an hour away in Chicago, provide entry by air to the Michigan City LaPorte Area. These two international hubs are serviced by most of the major airlines in the world, and both provide access to the South Shore and South Bend Railroad via Chicago Transit Authority 12′ trains. The Chicago Department of Aviation portal provides traveler information for both airports.
South Bend Regional Airport, less than an hour from Michigan City, sees about 50 arrivals and departures a day from several US cities and also provides direct service to Michigan City via the South Shore and South Bend Railroad. Click here for more information and an updated Guide to the South Bend Airport. Or fly directly into LaPorte County by utilizing Michigan City and LaPorte Municipal Airports. The small airports cater to smaller, private or corporate vehicles. Both cities offer rental car agencies that service each airport.
If you need to travel locally via bus, the Transit Triangle commuter service offered by the Michigan City Transit, LaPorte TransPorte and Purdue University Northwest is a quick, convenient, economical connection between Michigan City, LaPorte and PNW.
Gold Line: Michigan City – Purdue Northwest – City of LaPorte
Black Line: Michigan City – City of LaPorte – Purdue Northwest
18 round-trips daily, ADA accessible, Connecting Service to Michigan City Transit and La Porte TransPorte.
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