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There are 8 ways to get from Raleigh 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.

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Fly Raleigh/Durham to South Bend  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to South Bend (SBN) RDU - SBN

$212 - $1,118

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to South Bend, IN

$82 - $221

6 alternative options

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Chicago Midway, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Chicago Midway (MDW) RDU - MDW
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to South Bend Amtrak

$172 - $487

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) RDU - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to South Bend Amtrak

$162 - $428

Train to Charlotte, fly to South Bend  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to South Bend (SBN) CLT - SBN

$280 - $1,308

Train  •  22 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Washington Union Station Silver Star / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to South Bend Amtrak Capitol Limited

$148 - $415

Bus, train  •  23 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, NC to Washington
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to South Bend Amtrak Capitol Limited

$122 - $323

Drive  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to South Bend 768.7 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to South Bend is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 13 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to South Bend is to fly which costs $210 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh station to South Bend. However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at South Bend, IN via Raleigh, Nc, Winston Salem, Nc and Columbus, OH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Raleigh to South Bend. However, there are services departing from Raleigh Amtrak and arriving at South Bend Amtrak via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 39 min.

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The distance between Raleigh and South Bend is 582 miles. The road distance is 768.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to South Bend without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 34 min and costs $80 - $230.

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Raleigh to South Bend, including transfers.

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Raleigh to South Bend bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Raleigh, Nc station.

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

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The best way to get from Raleigh to South Bend is to fly which takes 5 h 47 min and costs $210 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $230 and takes 22 h 34 min, you could also train, which costs $140 - $420 and takes 22 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to South Bend.
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  • Distance: 581.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 47 min

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and South Bend, IN, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Raleigh to South Bend hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Raleigh to South Bend via Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd, Raleigh, Nc, Winston Salem, Nc, Columbus, Oh, and Columbus, OH in around 22 h 34 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to South Bend via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago Midway via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to South Bend via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to South Bend
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
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 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 Raleigh Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
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
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 Raleigh, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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There is no direct flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to South Bend Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 41 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Raleigh to South Bend is 769 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 10 min to drive from Raleigh to South Bend.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to South Bend Airport.

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There are 214+ hotels available in South Bend. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Raleigh/Durham Airport is to line 100 bus which takes 25 min and costs $2 - $3.

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