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Biennial History of Astronomy Workshop - ND XIII July 5-9, 2017

Travel to the Workshop

In order to make it easier for you to get to the campus from the airport, transportation can be arranged for anyone flying into South Bend.  Send an e-mail to Matt Dowd with your flight information (airline/flight number, and arrival time) and we will have someone pick you up at the airport.

We will also do our best to arrange transportation back to the airport, so long as the departure time does not overlap with the workshop.  If you wish return transportation to the airport, be sure to include departure information in your e-mail.

Getting to Notre Dame - By Air

By Air (South Bend): Notre Dame is about 15 minutes by car from South Bend Regional Airport (code SBN). Many major airlines fly into this airport. Taxis are available for transportation to the Notre Dame campus.

By Air (Chicago): You can fly into Chicago and drive to Notre Dame. The university is about two hours (by car) from O’Hare Airport and Midway Airports. Take Route 190 east out of O'Hare to Route 90 east (Kennedy Expressway) toward downtown Chicago where it merges with Route 94 south (Dan Ryan Expressway). Take the Skyway exit off the Dan Ryan and remain on Route 90 to the Indiana Toll Road, which eventually merges with Route 80.  Get off at Exit 77 (South Bend/Notre Dame).

Getting to Notre Dame - By Ground

By Car from the North: Notre Dame is located just south of the Indiana Toll road (Interstate 80/90). Exit Interstate 80/90 at exit 77 and turn right onto Michigan St. (Indiana 933). Make a left at the 4th stoplight (Angela Boulevard). Make a left at the first stop light (Notre Dame Avenue). Visitor parking is located on the right side of Notre Dame Ave about 200 yards from Angela.

By Car from the South: Take US 31 north which becomes Indiana 933 just south of South Bend. Stay on Indiana 933 to Angela Boulevard, which is the second stoplight north of the St. Joseph River. Turn right onto Angela Boulevard then left at the first stop light onto Notre Dame Avenue. Visitor parking is located on the right side of Notre Dame Ave about 200 yards from Angela.

By Bus (Chicago): You can take the Coach USA/United Limo Bus, which runs from the Bus/Shuttle Center at O’Hare Airport to the Notre Dame campus. Round-trip fare is about $69, and one-way travel time is about about 3 hours.

By Train: The South Shore Line trains run directly from the Chicago Loop (corner of Michigan and Randolph) to South Bend Regional Airport in South Bend. From the airport, the Notre Dame campus is approximately a 15-minute drive. Various transportation methods are available (i.e., taxi, rental car, limo).

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