There are 9 ways to get from Nashville to South Bend by plane, train, bus or car

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 52 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to South Bend (SBN) BNA - SBN

$226 - $1,121

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to Chicago, IL 8255
  2. Take the train from Millennium Station to South Bend Airport Ssl

$24 - $31

7 alternative options

Fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  6 h 3 min

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

$186 - $670

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6 h 41 min

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

$166 - $511

Fly to Kalamazoo, bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Kalamazoo (AZO) BNA - AZO
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo, MI to South Bend, IN

$243 - $1,069

Bus  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to South Bend, IN 0354

$68 - $99

Bus, train via Carbondale Amtrak  •  14 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Paducah, Ky
  2. Take the bus from Paducah, Ky to Carbondale
  3. Take the train from Carbondale Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak

$111 - $279

Bus, train #2  •  15 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Chicago Amtrak, Il 1196
  2. Take the train from Millennium Station to South Bend Airport Ssl

$73 - $150

Drive  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Nashville to South Bend 431 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nashville to South Bend is to bus and train which costs $24 - $35 and takes 14 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nashville to South Bend is to fly which takes 5 h 52 min and costs $220 - $1,200.

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The distance between Nashville and South Bend is 615 km. The road distance is 690 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Nashville to South Bend, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nashville to South Bend. However, there are services departing from Nashville, TN and arriving at Notre Dame via Indianapolis, IN and South Bend, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 41 min.

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What companies run services between Nashville, TN, USA and South Bend, IN, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Nashville to South Bend every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nashville to South Bend via Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis, IN, South Bend, IN, and South Bend, IN in around 11 h 41 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Nashville to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to South Bend via Covington, Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Nashville to Kalamazoo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Kalamazoo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Kalamazoo via Covington, Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Kalamazoo via Raleigh/Durham, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Kalamazoo via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nashville to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to South Bend via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Nashville to Kalamazoo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Nashville to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to South Bend via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Nashville to Kalamazoo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Nashville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
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 25 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 Carbondale Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Millennium Station to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Kalamazoo, MI to South Bend, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to South Bend, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Paducah, Ky
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Paducah, Ky to Carbondale
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Chicago Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120

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