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There are 7 ways to get from South Bend to Detroit–Windsor Tunnel by train, 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.

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Train, bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Toledo Amtrak Station Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi 1090 / ...

$48 - $109

6 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Detroit, MI Indianopolis

$51 - $80

Drive  •  3h 34m

  1. Drive from South Bend to Detroit–Windsor Tunnel 215.3 miles

$21 - $35

Fly from South Bend  •  3h 33m

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Detroit (DTW) SBN - DTW

$173 - $917

Bus to Fort Wayne, fly  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Ft Wayne, IN
  2. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Detroit (DTW) FWA - DTW

$194 - $966

Train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Detroit (DTW) MDW - DTW

$143 - $290

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  6h 21m

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

$133 - $341

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Detroit–Windsor Tunnel is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Detroit–Windsor Tunnel is to fly which costs $170 - $950 and takes 3h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Detroit–Windsor Tunnel. However, there are services departing from Notre Dame and arriving at Detroit, MI via South Bend, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 48m.

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The distance between South Bend and Detroit–Windsor Tunnel is 172 miles. The road distance is 215.3 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Detroit–Windsor Tunnel without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 40m and costs $45 - $110.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from South Bend to Detroit–Windsor Tunnel, including transfers.

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South Bend to Detroit–Windsor Tunnel 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 Detroit–Windsor Tunnel is to bus which takes 6h 48m and costs $50 - $80. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $170 - $950 and takes 3h 33m.

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The quickest flight from South Bend Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 59m.

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South Bend to Detroit–Windsor Tunnel bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at Detroit, MI station.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Detroit–Windsor Tunnel.
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  • Distance: 171.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 40m

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Detroit–Windsor Tunnel, MI, USA?

Hoosier Ride operates a bus from South Bend to Detroit–Windsor Tunnel once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 5h 20m. Alternatively, Delta flies from South Bend to Detroit–Windsor Tunnel 4 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Fort Wayne to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit via Covington
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
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 Toledo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
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 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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Detroit, MI
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Ft Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
hoosierride.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Detroit–Windsor Tunnel is 215 miles. It takes approximately 3h 34m to drive from South Bend to Detroit–Windsor Tunnel.

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Delta offers flights from South Bend Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 151+ hotels available in Detroit–Windsor Tunnel. Prices start at $69 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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