There are 5 ways to get from Buffalo to Indiana University South Bend by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to South Bend (SBN) BUF - SBN

$198 - $991

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Bus Barons Bus  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Akron, OH Buffalo
  2. Take the bus from Akron, OH to South Bend, IN Schedule 21:Cleveland-Chicago

$69 - $113

3 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$99 - $257

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to South Bend, In 4425

$73 - $159

Drive  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Indiana University South Bend 446.4 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Indiana University South Bend is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Indiana University South Bend is to fly which costs $190 - $1,000 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and Indiana University South Bend is 387 miles. The road distance is 446.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Indiana University South Bend without a car is to train which takes 9 h 47 min and costs $95 - $260.

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It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Buffalo to Indiana University South Bend, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Indiana University South Bend is to fly which takes 4 h 28 min and costs $190 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $95 - $260 and takes 9 h 47 min, you could also bus, which costs $70 - $160 and takes 11 h 9 min.

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There is no direct flight from Buffalo Airport to South Bend Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 2 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Indiana University South Bend is 446 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to drive from Buffalo to Indiana University South Bend.

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Buffalo Airport to South Bend Airport.

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There are 213+ hotels available in Indiana University South Bend. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Indiana University South Bend.
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  • Distance: 386.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Indiana University South Bend, IN, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Buffalo to Indiana University South Bend hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Buffalo to Indiana University South Bend twice daily. Tickets cost $65 - $190 and the journey takes 8 h 26 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to South Bend via Boston, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to South Bend via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to South Bend via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $420
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to South Bend, In
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Akron, OH
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Akron, OH to South Bend, IN
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
baronsbus.com

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $8 - $17.

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