There are 8 ways to get from New York to South Bend by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Newark to South Bend  •  5h 34m

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

$211 - $887

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Bus  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the bus from New York to South Bend

$80 - $100

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Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway, train  •  7h 24m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) LGA - MDW
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to South Bend Amtrak Station

$134 - $1,755

Fly Newark to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  7h 27m

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

$131 - $434

Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  7h 41m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) LGA - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to South Bend Amtrak Station

$89 - $435

Bus via South Bend, In  •  16h 41m

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

$90 - $122

Train  •  17h 6m

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

$90 - $130

Drive  •  11h 40m

  1. Drive from New York to South Bend 706.8 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from New York to South Bend is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to South Bend is to fly which costs $210 - $900 and takes 5h 34m.

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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 Penn Station station 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 706.8 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 34m 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 Penn 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: 5h 34m

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

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines 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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Cleveland, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
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 Chicago Union Station to South Bend Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from New York Penn Station to South Bend Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
17h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
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
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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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
16h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170

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The best way to get from New York to South Bend is to fly which takes 5h 34m and costs $210 - $900. 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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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to South Bend Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 56m 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 707 miles. It takes approximately 11h 40m to drive from New York to South Bend.

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

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There are 125+ hotels available in South Bend. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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