There are 4 ways to get from Ann Arbor to South Bend by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Ann Arbor Amtrak to Niles Amtrak Wolverine

$66 - $123

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, MI to South Bend, IN Detroit

$36 - $69

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Ann Arbor to South Bend 177.5 miles

$17 - $26

Fly  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to South Bend (SBN) DTW - SBN

$218 - $1,225

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ann Arbor to South Bend is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ann Arbor to South Bend is to train which costs $65 - $130 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The distance between Ann Arbor and South Bend is 136 miles. The road distance is 177.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Ann Arbor to South Bend, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ann Arbor to South Bend. However, there are services departing from Ann Arbor, MI and arriving at Notre Dame via South Bend, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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The best way to get from Ann Arbor to South Bend is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs $65 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $70 and takes 5 h 55 min, You could also fly, which costs $210 - $1,300 and takes 3 h 9 min..

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Map of how to get from Ann Arbor to South Bend.
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  • Distance: 136 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

What companies run services between Ann Arbor, MI, USA and South Bend, IN, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Ann Arbor to South Bend twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, Hoosier Ride operates a bus from Ann Arbor to South Bend once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $55 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to South Bend
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ann Arbor Amtrak to Niles Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators

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