Getting Around/Transportation

Transportation is readily available around South Bend, wherever your destination. For rides around town or to the airport, taxi services are readily available.

FREE (and environmentally friendly) transportation by bus is available to anyone who has a Notre Dame ID card. Pick-up points for the Transpo bus system are located all over campus and the routes cover almost anywhere in town you would want to go.

Lastly, if you want to plan a quick trip to Chicago or need to get to one of Chicago’s airports, local bus lines as well as the South Shore Line train (located at the South Bend Regional Airport) can quickly get you over to the Windy City.

Taxi Companies

NOTE: We do not endorse or support any of these companies; the purpose of this list is simply to provide convenient contact information.

ABC Cab Company
Phone: 574-633-1248
61870 Fern Rd.
South Bend, IN 46601

American Cab
Phone: 574-259-5554
1915 N. Cedar St.
Mishawaka, IN 46545

Blue Ribbon Taxi
Phone: 574-233-4040
422 S. Mayflower Rd.
South Bend, IN 46619

Checker/City Cab
Phone: 574-288-7777
903 E. Sample St.
South Bend, IN 46601

Express Cab
Phone: 574-233-6000
1615 Lincoln Way E.
South Bend, IN 46613

Golden Dome Cab Company
Phone: 574-250-4653
417 Dixie Way N.
Roseland, IN 46637


Irish Cab
Phone: 574-239-2222
16400 1/2 Chandler St.
Mishawaka, IN 46544

Modern Cab Company
Phone: 574-532-7923
1843 Commerce Dr., Suite 230B
South Bend, IN 46628

United Cab
Phone: 574-233-9599
1017 Lincoln Way W.
South Bend, IN 46616

USA Taxi
Phone: 574-233-0500
1902 S. Michigan St.
South Bend, IN 46613

Yellow Cab
Phone: 574-233-9333
1814 S. Main St.
South Bend, IN 46613

Transpo City Bus Line

  • The TRANSPO Bus system is congregated around four central hubs: Downtown South Bend transfer center, Mishawaka transfer center, Town and Country Mall, and University Mall. A list of the routes and schedules is available on-line.
  • A Riders’ Guide explains how the entire bus system works.
  • A handy Riders’ Guide Map shows all the bus lines.

Listed below are some contact information about each.

South Bend to Chicago Bus Lines/Train

If you need that quick trip to Chicago for the weekend, a ride to the Chicago airport, or need to get around Northern Indiana, these bus services and the South Shore Line are probably your best bets.

Coach USA/United Limo

(800) 248-8747; (574) 254-5000

Greyhound Bus Lines

Schedule and information:
(800) 231-2222;
Greyhound Bus Lines, South Bend Regional Airport:
(574) 287-6542

South Bend South Shore Line

(800) 356-2079