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There are 7 ways to get from South Bend to Charlottesville by plane, train, car or bus

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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Fly South Bend to Charlottesville  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Charlottesville (CHO) SBN - CHO

$331 - $1,455

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Bus  •  19h 36m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Washington, Dc 1632 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington to Charlottesville 3925

$90 - $225

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Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Charlottesville  •  6h

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Charlottesville (CHO) ORD - CHO

$240 - $483

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Staunton, drive  •  6h 41m

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

$175 - $771

Train  •  19h 13m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station Crescent / ...

$129 - $345

Bus, train  •  21h 9m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Indianapolis, IN Detroit
  2. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station Cardinal

$131 - $310

Drive  •  11h 35m

  1. Drive from South Bend to Charlottesville 657 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Charlottesville is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 11h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Charlottesville is to fly which costs $330 - $1,500 and takes 5h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from South Bend station to Charlottesville station. However, there are services departing from South Bend Amtrak Station and arriving at Charlottesville Amtrak Station via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 13m.

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The distance between South Bend and Charlottesville is 486 miles. The road distance is 657 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Charlottesville without a car is to train which takes 19h 13m and costs $120 - $350.

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It takes approximately 5h 49m to get from South Bend to Charlottesville, including transfers.

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South Bend to Charlottesville train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at South Bend Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Charlottesville is to fly which takes 5h 49m and costs $330 - $1,500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $350 and takes 19h 13m, you could also bus, which costs $90 - $230 and takes 19h 36m.

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Charlottesville Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 14m and has one stopover.

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South Bend to Charlottesville train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charlottesville Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Charlottesville.
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  • Distance: 486 miles
  • Duration: 5h 49m

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Charlottesville, VA, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from South Bend to Charlottesville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from South Bend to Charlottesville via Washington Union Station in around 19h 13m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Charlottesville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charlottesville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charlottesville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Charlottesville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Charlottesville via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Charlottesville via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Staunton
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Charlottesville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Charlottesville via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from South Bend to Charlottesville via Detroit, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Charlottesville via Atlanta, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charlottesville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $950
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
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
15h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Room
$400 - $600
Train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
15h 11m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$360 - $550
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 Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170
Bus from Washington, Dc to Amtrak Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Charlottesville is 657 miles. It takes approximately 11h 35m to drive from South Bend to Charlottesville.

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

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There are 89+ hotels available in Charlottesville. Prices start at $92 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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