There are 4 ways to get from Grand Rapids to Indiana University South Bend by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  3 h

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo, MI 8465
  2. Take the train from Kalamazoo Amtrak to Niles Amtrak Blue Water / ...

$64 - $96

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo, MI 8465
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo, MI to South Bend, IN Detroit

$41 - $52

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo 1487 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo, MI to South Bend, IN Detroit

$51 - $105

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Grand Rapids to Indiana University South Bend 118.8 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

The distance between Grand Rapids and Indiana University South Bend is 95 miles. The road distance is 118.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Rapids to Indiana University South Bend without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and train which takes 3 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Grand Rapids to Indiana University South Bend, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Rapids to Indiana University South Bend is 119 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to drive from Grand Rapids to Indiana University South Bend.

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There are 214+ hotels available in Indiana University South Bend. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Grand Rapids to Indiana University South Bend.
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  • Distance: 94.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between Grand Rapids, MI, USA and Indiana University South Bend, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from Grand Rapids to Indiana University South Bend via Kalamazoo, MI and South Bend, IN in around 4 h 2 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kalamazoo Amtrak to Niles Amtrak
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $190
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo, MI
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $55
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com

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