Merrillville travel guide

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You're Going to Love Merrillville

With a population of 35,246, Merrillville is a must-see destination in Indiana, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

Where to Eat in Merrillville

If you’re looking for affordable options, Asparagus (7876 Broadway) and Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Merrillville (2120 Southlake Mall) are great picks.

When to visit Merrillville

Merrillville in June
Estimated hotel price
C$ 92
1 night at 3-star hotel
Merrillville in June
Estimated hotel price
C$ 92
1 night at 3-star hotel
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How to Get to Merrillville


Although Merrillville doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Chicago All airports (CHI), which is located 51 km from Merrillville. The shortest flight to Merrillville from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 1h 47m.


Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Merrillville, followed by OurBus. The train journey from Merrillville to Milwaukee takes 1h 19m and costs around C$ 34 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from South Bend, expect to pay about C$ 27 for a 2h 05m trip.


Another option to get to Merrillville is to pick up a car rental from Chicago, which is about 50 km from Merrillville. You’ll find branches of Routes Car & Truck Rentals and Turo, among others, in Chicago.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Merrillville, including Greyhound, Tornado Bus and OurBus. From Milwaukee, the bus ride to Merrillville takes 145 km and will cost you around C$ 27. From Champaign, the ticket costs about C$ 41 for a journey of 241 km. Merrillville’s bus station is located 2.1 km from the downtown.

Airports near Merrillville

Airlines serving Merrillville

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Air France
Good (509 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,256 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,468 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (366 reviews)
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LATAM Airlines
Good (882 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (4,775 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (402 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (137 reviews)
Allegiant Air
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Porter Airlines
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Where to stay in Merrillville

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Comfort Suites Merrillville near US 30 and Quality Inn Merrillville.

Where to stay in popular areas of Merrillville

Most booked hotels in Merrillville

Staybridge Suites Merrillville
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
C$ 189+
Hilton Garden Inn Merrillville
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
C$ 179+
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Merrilville, IN
Good (6.7, Good reviews)
C$ 129+
Clarion Inn
Okay (4.2, Okay reviews)
C$ 109+
Baymont by Wyndham Merrillville
Mediocre (3.3, Mediocre reviews)
C$ 99+
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Renting a car in Merrillville

Expect to pay C$ 1.35 per litre in Merrillville (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 16.14 and C$ 21.52. The most frequently booked car type in Merrillville is Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard rental cars (Class Commercial Truck or similar) are, on average, 83% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.