There are 6 ways to get from South Bend to Chattanooga by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly South Bend to Chattanooga  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Chattanooga (CHA) SBN - CHA

$281 - $1,340

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Bus  •  14 h 59 min

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

$86 - $115

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Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Chattanooga  •  5 h 42 min

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

$181 - $1,354

Fly South Bend to Atlanta, bus  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Atlanta (ATL) SBN - ATL
  2. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Chattanooga

$176 - $471

Train, night bus, bus  •  15 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Carbondale Amtrak
  3. Take the night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn
  4. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to Chattanooga

$86 - $160

Drive  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Chattanooga 561.5 miles

$55 - $80

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No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Chattanooga. However, there are services departing from Notre Dame and arriving at Chattanooga via South Bend, IN and Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 59 min.

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The distance between South Bend and Chattanooga is 464 miles. The road distance is 561.5 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Chattanooga without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from South Bend to Chattanooga, including transfers.

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South Bend to Chattanooga bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, depart from South Bend, IN station.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Chattanooga is to fly which takes 5 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 59 min.

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Chattanooga Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 52 min and has one stopover.

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South Bend to Chattanooga bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Chattanooga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Chattanooga is 562 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 50 min to drive from South Bend to Chattanooga.

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

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  • Distance: 464.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Chattanooga, TN, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from South Bend to Chattanooga hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Bend to Chattanooga via South Bend, IN - Airport, South Bend, IN, Indianapolis, IN, and Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis in around 14 h 59 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Chattanooga via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Chattanooga via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Chattanooga via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Chattanooga via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Flights from South Bend to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $450
Flights from South Bend to Atlanta via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Chattanooga via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,400
Flights from South Bend to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Chattanooga via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Chattanooga via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from South Bend to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
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
$19 - $24
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$19 - $24
Business Seat
$44
Bedroom
$180 - $210
Train from Chicago Union Station to Carbondale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $50
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
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megabus.com
Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Nashville, TN to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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There are 118+ hotels available in Chattanooga. Prices start at $53 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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