There are 6 ways to get from South Bend to French Lick by bus, train, 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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Bus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Indianapolis, IN Detroit
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Paoli, IN Chicago

$100 - $135

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Orleans, IN

$132 - $214

Drive  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to French Lick 252.4 miles

$24 - $40

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Evansville, drive  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Evansville (EVV) ORD - EVV
  3. Drive from Evansville to French Lick

$188 - $690

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Louisville, bus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Louisville (SDF) ORD - SDF
  3. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Paoli, IN

$168 - $323

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Louisville, bus  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Louisville (SDF) MDW - SDF
  3. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Paoli, IN

$218 - $332

Questions & Answers

The distance between South Bend and French Lick is 219 miles. The road distance is 252.4 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to French Lick without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 38 min to get from South Bend to French Lick, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Evansville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to French Lick is 252 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to drive from South Bend to French Lick.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Evansville Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in French Lick. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to French Lick.
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  • Distance: 218.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 38 min

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and French Lick, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from South Bend to French Lick via South Bend, IN - Airport, South Bend, IN, Indianapolis, IN, and Paoli, IN in around 8 h 38 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Evansville
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Evansville
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
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 Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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hoosierride.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Paoli, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Orleans, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Paoli, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Book at
hoosierride.com

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