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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Philadelphia to South Bend  •  5 h 43 min

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

$237 - $1,222

Cheapest option

Bus via Pittsburgh, PA  •  21 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

$62 - $138

7 alternative options

Train to Newark, fly to South Bend  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak 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 57 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 40 min

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

$167 - $501

Fly Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  7 h 3 min

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

$157 - $552

Train  •  18 h 32 min

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

$189 - $526

Bus  •  19 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny 3200 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to South Bend, In 4425

$99 - $241

Drive  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to South Bend 675.8 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to South Bend is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 10 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to South Bend is to train and fly which costs $190 - $550 and takes 5 h 19 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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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Philadelphia to South Bend, including transfers.

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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 21 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 Amtrak and arriving at South Bend Amtrak via Washington Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 32 min.

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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 Amtrak in around 18 h 32 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to South Bend via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to South Bend
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 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 Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak 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 Amtrak 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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Bus operators
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to South Bend, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Akron, OH to South Bend, IN
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Greyhound USA
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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
Every 15 minutes
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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