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.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 52 min

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

$65 - $180

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to South Bend, IN Schedules 0021 and 0022 / ...

$48 - $124

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 28 min

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

$202 - $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 Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak

$172 - $386

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6 h 35 min

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

$152 - $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 takes 5 h 28 min and costs $200 - $1,200.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and South Bend is 542 km. The road distance is 600 km.

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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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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 Columbus, OH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 5 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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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 Columbus, Oh and Columbus, OH in around 12 h 5 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 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 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to South Bend via St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak
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 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
Bus operators

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