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There are 5 ways to get from New York to South Bend by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to South Bend (SBN) EWR - SBN

$187 - $464

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  16 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to South Bend, In 4425

$86 - $197

3 alternative options

Train  •  17 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to South Bend Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$110 - $340

Bus D&J Bus  •  18 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Djb149 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Midway Airport to Notre Dame Midway-Notre Dame

$118 - $153

Drive  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Drive from New York to South Bend 706 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from New York to South Bend is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to South Bend is to fly which costs $180 - $470 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at South Bend Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 6 min.

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The distance between New York and South Bend is 643 miles. The road distance is 706 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to South Bend without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 41 min and costs $85 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from New York to South Bend, including transfers.

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New York to South Bend train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to South Bend is to fly which takes 4 h 20 min and costs $180 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $200 and takes 16 h 41 min, you could also train, which costs $110 - $340 and takes 17 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to South Bend Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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New York to South Bend train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at South Bend Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from New York to South Bend.
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  • Distance: 643.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

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

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from New York to South Bend every 2 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York to South Bend once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $190 and the journey takes 16 h 35 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to South Bend
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to South Bend Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $700
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 New York, Ny to South Bend, In
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
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Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to South Bend is 706 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 37 min to drive from New York to South Bend.

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to South Bend Airport.

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There are 209+ hotels available in South Bend. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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