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There are 9 ways to get from South Bend to Bardstown by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  11h 3m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Indianapolis, IN Detroit
  2. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY

$114 - $156

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Bus via Hwy 44 @ Dogwood  •  12h 8m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Louisville, KY
  3. Take the bus from Roy Wilkins @ W Chestnut to Hwy 44 @ Dogwood 66X

$132 - $178

Train, bus, taxi  •  12h 36m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY
  4. Take a taxi from Louisville, KY to Bardstown

$171 - $277

Bus Greyhound USA  •  15h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Notre Dame to Chicago O'Hare Airport
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Louisville, Ky
  3. Take the bus from Roy Wilkins @ W Chestnut to Hwy 44 @ Dogwood 66X

$115 - $200

Drive  •  5h 37m

  1. Drive from South Bend to Bardstown 295.7 miles

$29 - $45

Fly South Bend to Louisville, taxi  •  5h 42m

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Louisville (SDF) SBN - SDF
  2. Take a taxi from Louisville to Bardstown

$336 - $1,435

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Louisville, taxi  •  6h

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Louisville (SDF) ORD - SDF
  3. Take a taxi from Louisville to Bardstown

$216 - $379

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Louisville, taxi  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Louisville (SDF) MDW - SDF
  3. Take a taxi from Louisville to Bardstown

$266 - $388

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Lexington, drive  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Lexington (LEX) ORD - LEX
  3. Drive from Lexington to Bardstown

$196 - $637

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Bardstown is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Bardstown is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5h 37m.

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The distance between South Bend and Bardstown is 272 miles. The road distance is 295.7 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Bardstown without a car is to bus which takes 11h 3m and costs $110 - $160.

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It takes approximately 11h 3m to get from South Bend to Bardstown, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Louisville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 34m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Bardstown is 296 miles. It takes approximately 5h 37m to drive from South Bend to Bardstown.

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Allegiant Air, American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from South Bend Airport to Louisville Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Bardstown. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Bend to South Bend Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $10 - $15.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Bardstown.
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  • Distance: 272.5 miles
  • Duration: 11h 3m

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Bardstown, KY, USA?

You can take a bus from South Bend to Bardstown via South Bend, IN - Airport, South Bend, IN, Indianapolis, IN, Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis, Louisville, KY, S 1st @ W Broadway, and Paraquet Springs @ Hwy 44 in around 11h 3m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from South Bend to Louisville via Punta Gorda
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
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 South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$19 - $24
Business Seat
$44
Bedroom
$180 - $210
Train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
hoosierride.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Book at
megabus.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Notre Dame to Chicago O'Hare Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
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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 Chicago, Il to Louisville, Ky
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Other operators
Taxi from Louisville, KY to Bardstown
Ave. Duration
48m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 502-636-5511
Website
yellowcablouisville.com
Ready Cab
Phone
+1 502-451-4114
Website
readycab.com
Green Cab
Phone
+1 502-635-6400
Website
greentaxicab.com

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