There are 7 ways to get from Cincinnati to South Bend by bus, car, plane or train

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What companies run services between Cincinnati, OH, USA and South Bend, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from Cincinnati to South Bend via University of Cincinnati, Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis, IN, South Bend, IN, and South Bend, IN in around 8 h 40 min. Alternatively, Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Cincinnati to South Bend hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Covington to South Bend via Detroit
Avg. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to South Bend via Atlanta
Avg. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Covington to South Bend via Minneapolis
Avg. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Covington to South Bend via Toronto, Detroit
Avg. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Covington to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Covington to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Covington to South Bend via Newark
Avg. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Covington to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Covington to Chicago Midway
Avg. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Covington to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak
Avg. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
Avg. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Hoosier Ride
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to South Bend, IN
Avg. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
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Bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to South Bend, IN
Avg. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cincinnati, OH to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Avg. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from University of Cincinnati to Richmond, IN
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $24
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Michigan City, IN
Avg. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
baronsbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cincinnati to South Bend?

The distance between Cincinnati and South Bend is 319 km. The road distance is 398 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cincinnati to South Bend?

The cheapest way to get from Cincinnati to South Bend is to drive which costs $30 and takes 4 h 43 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cincinnati to South Bend?

The quickest way to get from Cincinnati to South Bend is to drive which takes 4 h 43 min and costs $30.

Is there a direct bus between Cincinnati and South Bend?

No, there is no direct bus from Cincinnati to South Bend. However, there are services departing from Montgomery Rd & Mills Ave and arriving at Notre Dame via University of Cincinnati, Indianapolis, IN and South Bend, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Cincinnati to South Bend?

It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to get from Cincinnati to South Bend, including transfers.