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There are 11 ways to get from South Bend Airport (SBN) to California by bus, plane, train 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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Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to San Diego  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to San Diego (SAN) ORD - SAN

$119 - $432

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Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Los Angeles  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Los Angeles (LAX) ORD - LAX

$77 - $329

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Bus to Chicago Midway, fly to San Diego  •  8h

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to San Diego (SAN) MDW - SAN

$191 - $594

Bus to Chicago Midway, fly to Los Angeles  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Los Angeles (LAX) MDW - LAX

$159 - $591

Bus to Chicago Midway, fly to Oakland  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Oakland (OAK) MDW - OAK

$168 - $652

Bus to Chicago Midway, fly to Burbank  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Burbank (BUR) MDW - BUR

$274 - $998

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Santa Ana  •  10h 28m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Santa Ana (SNA) ORD - SNA

$156 - $538

Bus to Chicago Midway, fly to Ontario/San Bernardino  •  11h 24m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) MDW - ONT

$226 - $812

Bus, train  •  45h 32m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il 4425
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station Southwest Chief

$287 - $887

Bus  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il 4425
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Los Angeles, Ca 1351

$216 - $587

Drive  •  32h 53m

  1. Drive from South Bend Airport (SBN) to Los Angeles 2129.3 miles

$200 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend Airport (SBN) to California is to bus and fly which costs $75 - $330 and takes 8h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend Airport (SBN) to California is to bus and fly which costs $110 - $440 and takes 7h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Bend Airport (SBN) to California. However, there are services departing from South Bend, In and arriving at 5th / San Pedro via Chicago, Il and 7th / Decatur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2h.

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The distance between South Bend Airport (SBN) and California is 1771 miles. The road distance is 2129.3 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend Airport (SBN) to California without a car is to bus and train which takes 45h 32m and costs $280 - $900.

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It takes approximately 7h 56m to get from South Bend Airport (SBN) to California, including transfers.

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South Bend Airport (SBN) to California bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from South Bend, In station.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 22m.

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South Bend Airport (SBN) to California bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles, Ca station.

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California is 3h behind South Bend Airport (SBN). It is currently 9:53 PM in South Bend Airport (SBN) and 6:53 PM in California.

Map of how to get from South Bend Airport (SBN) to California.
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  • Distance: 1770.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 56m

What companies run services between South Bend Airport (SBN), USA and California, USA?

You can take a bus from South Bend Airport (SBN) to Los Angeles via Chicago, Il, Los Angeles, Ca, and 7th / Decatur in around 2 days 2h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Diego via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Diego via Tucson
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Diego via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Burbank
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Burbank via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ontario/San Bernardino via Oakland
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Jose
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles via Eagle
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
43h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Chicago, Il to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
47h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$200 - $330
Flexible
$390 - $550

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend Airport (SBN) to California is 2129 miles. It takes approximately 32h 53m to drive from South Bend Airport (SBN) to California.

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Delta, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to San Diego Airport.

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