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There are 7 ways to get from South Bend to French Lick by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  8h 38m

  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

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11h 22m

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

$141 - $248

Drive  •  5h 20m

  1. Drive from South Bend to French Lick 252.4 miles

$24 - $40

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Evansville, drive  •  6h 37m

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

$197 - $724

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Louisville, bus  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station 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

$177 - $357

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Louisville, bus  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station 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

$227 - $366

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Indianapolis, shuttle, bus  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Indianapolis (IND) ORD - IND
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Indianapolis International Airport, IN to Bloomington, IN
  4. Take the bus from Bloomington, IN to Paoli, IN

$160 - $424

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Bend to French Lick is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 5h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to French Lick is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 5h 20m.

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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 8h 38m and costs $100 - $140.

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It takes approximately 8h 38m 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 1h 7m.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to French Lick is 252 miles. It takes approximately 5h 20m 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 seven+ 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: 8h 38m

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 8h 38m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Evansville
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Evansville
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
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 Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
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
Train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
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
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Paoli, IN
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Orleans, IN
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Paoli, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Bloomington, IN to Paoli, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bloomington Shuttle
Website
bloomingtonshuttle.com
Shuttle from Indianapolis International Airport, IN to Bloomington, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $90
Schedules at
goexpresstravel.com

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