Directions from Buffalo to South Bend

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

Fly to South Bend  •  5 h 3 min

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

$188 - $981

Cheapest option

Bus Barons Bus  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Akron, OH Schedules 0010 and 0011
  2. Take the bus from Akron, OH to South Bend, IN Schedules 0021 and 0022

$55 - $97

5 alternative options

Fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Chicago Midway (MDW) BUF - MDW
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak

$168 - $480

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) BUF - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak

$158 - $451

Train  •  10 h 8 min

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

$84 - $239

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 6 min

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

$67 - $152

Drive  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to South Bend 448.1 miles

$40 - $65

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

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Buffalo to South Bend hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Buffalo to South Bend twice daily. Tickets cost $65 - $190 and the journey takes 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to South Bend via Boston, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to South Bend via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 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
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
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Akron, OH
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Akron, OH to South Bend, IN
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
baronsbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Buffalo and South Bend is 621 km. The road distance is 717 km.

The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to South Bend is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Buffalo to South Bend is to fly which takes 5 h 3 min and costs $180 - $1,000.

No, there is no direct train from Buffalo to South Bend. However, there are services departing from Buffalo and arriving at South Bend Amtrak via Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 8 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to South Bend. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, NY and arriving at South Bend, IN via Akron, OH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Buffalo to South Bend, including transfers.