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  •  7 h 45 min

  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

Cheapest option

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

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

$83 - $337

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Bus to Chicago Midway, fly to San Diego  •  7 h 42 min

  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 Oakland  •  8 h 5 min

  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 San Jose  •  8 h 9 min

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

$193 - $465

Bus to Chicago Midway, fly to Los Angeles  •  8 h 13 min

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

$165 - $599

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Sacramento  •  8 h 21 min

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

$189 - $591

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Santa Ana  •  10 h 29 min

  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, train  •  45 h 32 min

  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 Amtrak Southwest Chief

$287 - $887

Bus  •  2 days 1 h

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

$227 - $599

Drive  •  32 h 53 min

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

$200 - $310

Questions & Answers

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 45 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to get from South Bend Airport (SBN) to California, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to San Diego Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 14 min.

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California is 3 h behind South Bend Airport (SBN). It is currently 10:50 PM in South Bend Airport (SBN) and 7:50 PM in California.

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

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

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There are six+ hotels available in California. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Bend Airport (SBN) to California.
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  • Distance: 1770.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 45 min

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 and Los Angeles, Ca in around 2 days 1 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via Tucson
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sacramento via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sacramento via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h 10 min
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Chicago, Il to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
47 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$200 - $330
Flexible
$390 - $550

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