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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  11 h 3 min

  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

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Van Buren St. Ssl
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Louisville, Ky
  3. Take the bus from Roy Wilkins @ W Chestnut to Hwy 44 @ Dogwood 66X

$111 - $185

7 alternative options

Bus via Hwy 44 @ Dogwood  •  12 h 8 min

  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  •  12 h 36 min

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

$180 - $311

Drive  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Bardstown 295.7 miles

$29 - $45

Fly South Bend to Louisville, taxi  •  5 h 28 min

  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  •  5 h 53 min

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

$225 - $413

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Louisville, taxi  •  5 h 43 min

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

$275 - $422

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

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

$205 - $671

Questions & Answers

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 11 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 3 min 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 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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There are 12+ hotels available in Bardstown. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Bend to South Bend Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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

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 11 h 3 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Louisville via Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Louisville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Louisville via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
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 South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 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 Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
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
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
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
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
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
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Book at
megabus.com
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
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Other operators
Taxi from Louisville, KY to Bardstown
Ave. Duration
48 min
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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