There are 7 ways to get from Cleveland 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  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...

$45 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus Barons Bus  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, OH to South Bend, IN Schedules 0021 and 0022

$35 - $60

5 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to South Bend, In 4425

$46 - $94

Drive  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Cleveland to South Bend 257.1 miles

$25 - $40

Fly to South Bend  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to South Bend (SBN) CLE - SBN

$202 - $1,118

Fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  5 h 54 min

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

$142 - $536

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6 h 22 min

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

$142 - $548

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

Amtrak operates a train from Cleveland to South Bend 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 4 h 52 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Cleveland to South Bend every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Cleveland to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Cleveland to South Bend via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
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
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cleveland to South Bend?

The distance between Cleveland and South Bend is 379 km. The road distance is 411 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to South Bend is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Cleveland to South Bend is to drive which takes 4 h 12 min and costs $25 - $40.

Is there a direct train between Cleveland and South Bend?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cleveland Amtrak and arriving at South Bend Amtrak. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

Is there a direct bus between Cleveland and South Bend?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cleveland, OH and arriving at South Bend, IN. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 35 min.

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

The train from Cleveland Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak takes 4 h 52 min including transfers and departs three times a day.