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

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

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Train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak Capitol Limited

$65 - $180

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Akron, Oh 4411 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Akron, OH to South Bend, IN Schedule 21:Cleveland-Chicago

$47 - $94

4 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to South Bend 374.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to South Bend  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to South Bend (SBN) PIT - SBN

$203 - $1,118

Fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  6 h 13 min

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

$173 - $387

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6 h 30 min

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

$153 - $468

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to South Bend is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to South Bend is to fly which costs $200 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to South Bend. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at South Bend, IN via Akron, OH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak and arriving at South Bend Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 52 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and South Bend is 339 miles. The road distance is 374.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to South Bend without a car is to train which takes 7 h 52 min and costs $65 - $180.

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The train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak takes 7 h 52 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Pittsburgh to South Bend bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Pittsburgh, Pa station.

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Pittsburgh to South Bend train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Pittsburgh Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to South Bend is to train which takes 7 h 52 min and costs $65 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $95 and takes 11 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs $200 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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  • Distance: 338.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 52 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Pittsburgh to South Bend once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $180 and the journey takes 7 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pittsburgh to South Bend via Akron, Oh and Akron, OH in around 11 h 55 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $390
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
Bus operators
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 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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