There are 9 ways to get from South Bend to Cincinnati by bus, train, night bus, 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 Hoosier Ride  •  6 h 29 min

  1. 0351
  2. 1105 / ...

$51 - $91

Cheapest option

Bus Barons Bus  •  10 h 15 min

$50 - $96

7 alternative options

Train, night bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Capitol Limited / ...
  2. 1127

$60 - $142

Drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. 246.2 miles

$24 - $35

Fly South Bend to Covington  •  5 h 41 min

  1. SBN - CVG

$213 - $1,117

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Covington  •  6 h 53 min

  1. MDW - CVG

$167 - $735

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Covington  •  6 h 5 min

  1. ORD - CVG

$87 - $385

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Dayton, bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. ORD - DAY

$176 - $329

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Cincinnati  •  6 h 57 min

  1. MDW - LUK

$296 - $476

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Cincinnati, OH, USA?

You can take a bus from South Bend to Cincinnati via Dayton Trotwood, OH and Dayton Trotwood, Oh in around 6 h 29 min. Alternatively, Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from South Bend to Cincinnati hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from South Bend to Covington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Covington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Covington via Detroit, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from South Bend to Covington via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Texas Sky
Website
texassky.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Cincinnati
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $440
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from South Bend Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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
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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Night bus from Toledo, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Michigan City, IN to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to University of Cincinnati
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $24
Schedules at
baronsbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between South Bend and Cincinnati is 320 km. The road distance is 394 km.

The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Cincinnati is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 41 min.

The quickest way to get from South Bend to Cincinnati is to drive which takes 4 h 41 min and costs $24 - $35.

No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Cincinnati. However, there are services departing from South Bend, IN and arriving at Cincinnati, Oh via Dayton Trotwood, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 29 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from South Bend to Cincinnati, including transfers.