Travel from South-Bend to Detroit

Train, bus or fly from South Bend to Detroit?

Amtrak operates a train from South Bend to Detroit 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 3 h 53 min. Alternatively, Hoosier Ride operates a bus from South Bend to Detroit once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min.

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How to get from South Bend to Detroit

ModeDurationPrice
From South Bend taxi to Niles Amtrak then train to Detroit Amtrak.4 h 9 min$109
From South Bend Amtrak train to Toledo then bus to Detroit, MI.4 h 48 min$81
From Notre Dame bus to South Bend, IN, walk to South Bend, IN, then bus to Detroit, MI.7 h 3 min$62
From South Bend drive to Detroit.3 h 33 min$25
From Notre Dame bus to South Bend airport, fly to Detroit airport, then line 261 bus to Detroit.3 h 48 min$504
From Notre Dame bus to South Bend Airport, train to Van Buren St., walk to Adams/Wabash, subway to Chicago Midway airport, fly to Detroit airport, then line 261 bus to Detroit.7 h 4 min$231
From South Bend, IN bus to Fort Wayne, IN, taxi to Fort Wayne airport, fly to Detroit airport, then line 261 bus to Detroit.5 h 50 min$531

How long does it take to get from South Bend to Detroit?

It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from South Bend to Detroit, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between South Bend and Detroit?

No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Notre Dame and arriving at Detroit, MI via South Bend, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 3 min.

Operators from South Bend to Detroit

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
Coach USA201-225-7500Coach USA
Hoosier RideHoosier Ride
DeltaDelta
Southeast Michigan SMART+1 866-962-5515Southeast Michigan SMART
South Shore Line+1 219-926-5744South Shore Line
Chicago Transit (CTA)Chicago Transit (CTA)
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines