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There are 6 ways to get from New York to South Bend by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Newark  •  5h 54m

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

$182 - $191

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Bus  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the bus from New York to South Bend

$80 - $100

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Fly from New York La Guardia  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to South Bend (SBN) LGA - SBN

$109 - $208

Train  •  17h 6m

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

$90 - $130

Bus via Detroit  •  22h 10m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Detroit "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to South Street Station - South Bend Detroit

$111 - $161

Drive  •  11h 36m

  1. Drive from New York to South Bend 705.9 miles

$65 - $100

New York to South Bend by bus

The bus journey time between New York and South Bend is around 11h 30m and covers a distance of around 707 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 11h 30m. Services are operated by D&W Bus. Typically three buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to South Bend bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
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The cost-effective way to get from New York to South Bend is to drive, which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to South Bend is to fly which costs $180 - $195 and takes 5h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York and arriving at South Bend. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11h 30m.

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

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The distance between New York and South Bend is 643 miles. The road distance is 705.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to South Bend without a car is to bus which takes 11h 30m and costs $80 - $100.

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It takes approximately 5h 54m to get from New York to South Bend, including transfers.

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New York to South Bend bus services, operated by D&W Bus, depart from New York station.

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New York to South Bend train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from New York to South Bend is to fly which takes 5h 54m and costs $180 - $195. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $100 and takes 11h 30m, you could also train, which costs $90 - $130 and takes 17h 6m.

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Map of how to get from New York to South Bend.
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  • Distance: 643.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 54m

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from New York to South Bend hourly. Alternatively, D&W Bus operates a bus from New York to South Bend 3 times a week. Tickets cost $80 - $100 and the journey takes 11h 30m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $400
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to South Bend via Richmond, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from New York La Guardia to South Bend via Pittsburgh, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $430
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$154
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Grand Rapids, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$154
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Milwaukee, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$154
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Detroit, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$154
Flights from New York La Guardia to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$152
Flights from New York La Guardia to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Flights from New York La Guardia to South Bend via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $190
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 Moynihan Train Hall to South Bend Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
17h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
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Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$310 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Business Seat
$190 - $280
Bus operators
D&W Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York to South Bend
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
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 to Detroit
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $100
Flexible
$100 - $160
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to South Street Station - South Bend
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Book at
hoosierride.com

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to South Bend Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 15m and has one stopover.

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New York to South Bend bus services, operated by D&W Bus, arrive at South Bend station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to South Bend is 706 miles. It takes approximately 11h 36m 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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