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

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Bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL Columbus
  2. Take the bus from Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il to Rs Decatur Il, Il 1163 / ...

$45 - $85

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Bus via Decatur, Il  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL Columbus
  2. Take the bus from Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il to Decatur, Il 4819

$45 - $85

Train, bus  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Decatur, Il

$60 - $123

Bus via Champaign - Illinois Terminal  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Notre Dame to Chicago O'Hare T5
  2. Take the bus from Terminal 5, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Champaign - Illinois Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Decatur, Il

$67 - $99

Drive  •  4h

  1. Drive from South Bend to Decatur 243.2 miles

$23 - $35

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Decatur  •  5h 17m

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

$87 - $114

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Springfield, taxi  •  5h 43m

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

$226 - $519

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Champaign, bus  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Champaign (CMI) ORD - CMI
  3. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Decatur, Il

$161 - $506

Fly South Bend to Decatur  •  5h 15m

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Decatur (DEC) SBN - DEC

$237 - $735

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Decatur is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Decatur is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Decatur. However, there are services departing from South Bend, IN and arriving at Rs Decatur Il, Il via Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 20m.

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The distance between South Bend and Decatur is 191 miles. The road distance is 243.2 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Decatur without a car is to bus which takes 6h 20m and costs $45 - $85.

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It takes approximately 6h 20m to get from South Bend to Decatur, including transfers.

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South Bend to Decatur 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 Decatur is to bus which takes 6h 20m and costs $45 - $85. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $230 - $750 and takes 5h 15m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Decatur Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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South Bend to Decatur bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Rs Decatur Il, Il station.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Decatur.
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  • Distance: 191.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 20m

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Decatur, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from South Bend to Decatur via Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL and Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il in around 6h 20m. Alternatively, United Airlines, Cape Air and Delta fly from South Bend to Decatur every 4 hours.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Decatur
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from South Bend to Decatur via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from South Bend to Decatur via Detroit, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from South Bend to Decatur via Chicago O'Hare, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
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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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 Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
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 Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il to Rs Decatur Il, Il
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il to Decatur, Il
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Champaign, Il to Decatur, Il
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Notre Dame to Chicago O'Hare T5
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
coachusa.com
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Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 5, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Champaign - Illinois Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Other operators
Taxi from Springfield to Decatur
Ave. Duration
47m
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Decatur is 1h behind South Bend. It is currently 12:55 AM in South Bend and 11:55 PM in Decatur.

Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Decatur is 243 miles. It takes approximately 4h to drive from South Bend to Decatur.

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Cape Air offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Decatur Airport.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Decatur. Prices start at $52 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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