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

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Fly Philadelphia to South Bend  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to South Bend (SBN) PHL - SBN

$237 - $1,222

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Bus via Pittsburgh, PA  •  19 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Pittsburgh, PA
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Akron, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Akron, OH to South Bend, IN

$72 - $138

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Train to Newark, fly to South Bend  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to South Bend (SBN) EWR - SBN

$196 - $508

Fly Philadelphia to Fort Wayne, bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Fort Wayne (FWA) PHL - FWA
  2. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to South Bend, IN

$197 - $873

Fly Philadelphia to Chicago Midway, train  •  6 h 45 min

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

$167 - $501

Fly Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  7 h

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

$157 - $552

Train  •  18 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to South Bend Amtrak Capitol Limited

$189 - $526

Bus  •  19 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal 3200 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to South Bend, In 4425

$94 - $241

Drive  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to South Bend 675.8 miles

$65 - $100

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to South Bend. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA and arriving at South Bend, IN via Pittsburgh, Pa and Akron, OH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to South Bend. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station and arriving at South Bend Amtrak via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 29 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and South Bend is 595 miles. The road distance is 675.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to South Bend without a car is to train which takes 18 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from Philadelphia to South Bend, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to South Bend bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Philadelphia, PA station.

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Philadelphia to South Bend train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to South Bend is to fly which takes 6 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 18 h 29 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 19 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Philadelphia Airport to South Bend Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 59 min and has one stopover.

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Philadelphia to South Bend bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at South Bend, IN station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to South Bend.
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  • Distance: 594.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 1 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and South Bend, IN, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Philadelphia to South Bend hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Philadelphia to South Bend via Washington Union Station in around 18 h 29 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to South Bend via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare via Dayton
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to South Bend via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to South Bend
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station 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 Washington Union Station to South Bend Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Room
$400 - $600
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Bus operators
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to South Bend, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Akron, OH to South Bend, IN
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
baronsbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.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.

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 Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from New York, Ny to South Bend, In
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Akron, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to South Bend is 676 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 59 min to drive from Philadelphia to South Bend.

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

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There are 215+ hotels available in South Bend. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs .

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