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Please note: South Shore Line passengers are advised that federal mask orders will remain in effect mandating the use of masks or face coverings for all SSL passengers and employees.

During your stay in the South Shore, you can easily take a daytrip into Chicago by taking advantage of the South Shore train, an affordable and stress-free way to travel.

The South Shore trains travel from South Bend to Millennium Station in Chicago with 20 stations along the way, including local stations in Hammond, Gary and East Chicago.  Parking is free at most stations except for South Bend and Gary Metro.

For more information, call 219-926-5744.

New Safety Guidelines

The South Shore Line will follow stringent disinfecting standards and recommends the following guidelines for passengers:

  • Use hand sanitizing stations available on each train car
  • Refrain from congregating in train vestibules
  • Avoid touching your mouth, nose, or eyes while on train
  • Wash hands frequently and follow CDC recommendations for handwashing
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or the inside of your elbow when you cough or sneeze
  • Respect the personal space of all passengers to the best of your ability
  • Wear a mask or face covering while in stations and while on train


Take your bike to the Dunes!

Bike rack equipped cars are available on select weekend/holiday trains from April through October.

play video Bikes on South Shore Line

Bikes on the South Shore Train

Bring your bike to the Indiana Dunes on the South Shore Line.

Request More Information

Would you like more information about the South Shore and the Indiana Dunes? Use the links below to request a visitor's guide be mailed to you, download our Indiana Dunes brochure, join our e-newsletter list or sign up for text alerts.

• Mail me a Visitor's Guide

• Email me the South Shore Explorer Newsletter

• Download the Indiana Dunes Brochure

• Send me Text Alerts