There are 4 ways to get from South Bend Airport (SBN) to West Lafayette by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Gary Metro Center Ssl
  2. Take the bus from Gary, In to Lafayette 4511 / ...

$25 - $46

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il 4425
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Lafayette 4965 / ...

$33 - $79

Train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Van Buren St. Ssl
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak Cardinal / ...

$45 - $92

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from South Bend Airport (SBN) to West Lafayette 148.5 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Bend Airport (SBN) to West Lafayette is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend Airport (SBN) to West Lafayette is to drive which takes 2 h 31 min and costs $14 - $21.

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The distance between South Bend Airport (SBN) and West Lafayette is 150 km. The road distance is 238 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from South Bend Airport (SBN) to West Lafayette, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Bend Airport (SBN) to West Lafayette. However, there are services departing from South Bend, In and arriving at Lafayette via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 6 min.

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What companies run services between South Bend Airport (SBN), USA and West Lafayette, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from South Bend Airport (SBN) to West Lafayette via Chicago, Il in around 5 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from South Bend Airport (SBN) to West Lafayette via Van Buren St., Michigan & Van Buren, Adams & Canal, and Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 6 h 36 min.

Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Gary Metro Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Van Buren St.
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Lafayette Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $240
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Gary, In to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
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 Lafayette
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45

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