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There are 6 ways to get from Ohio State University to Indiana University South Bend by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus Barons Bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus Ohio State University to South Bend, IN Schedule 21:Cleveland-Chicago

$40 - $60

5 alternative options

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Elkhart, IN Columbus

$82 - $110

Drive  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Ohio State University to Indiana University South Bend 277.2 miles

$27 - $40

Fly to South Bend  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to South Bend (SBN) CMH - SBN

$202 - $1,128

Fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  6 h 3 min

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

$167 - $475

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6 h 28 min

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

$157 - $356

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The cheapest way to get from Ohio State University to Indiana University South Bend is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ohio State University to Indiana University South Bend is to fly which costs $200 - $1,200 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Ohio State University and Indiana University South Bend is 204 miles. The road distance is 277.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Ohio State University to Indiana University South Bend without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 41 min and costs $40 - $65.

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It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Ohio State University to Indiana University South Bend, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ohio State University to Indiana University South Bend is to bus which takes 6 h 41 min and costs $40 - $65. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $200 - $1,200 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Columbus Airport to South Bend Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 1 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ohio State University to Indiana University South Bend is 277 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to drive from Ohio State University to Indiana University South Bend.

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

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There are 208+ hotels available in Indiana University South Bend. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ohio State University to Indiana University South Bend.
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  • Distance: 204.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 41 min

What companies run services between Ohio State University, OH, USA and Indiana University South Bend, IN, USA?

Barons Bus operates a bus from Ohio State University to Indiana University South Bend once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 20 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Ohio State University to Indiana University South Bend hourly.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to South Bend via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Columbus to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Columbus to South Bend via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
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
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 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
Bus operators

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