There are 8 ways to get from South Bend to Gainesville by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from South Bend, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Atlanta (ATL) SBN - ATL
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Gainesville, Ga

$185 - $486

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Bus  •  18 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Gary, IN
  2. Take the bus from Gary, In to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Gainesville, Ga

$99 - $233

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Bus to Fort Wayne, fly, bus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Ft Wayne, IN
  2. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Atlanta (ATL) FWA - ATL
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Gainesville, Ga

$266 - $1,205

Train to Chicago Midway, fly, bus  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Atlanta (ATL) MDW - ATL
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Gainesville, Ga

$154 - $343

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly, bus  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Atlanta (ATL) ORD - ATL
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Gainesville, Ga

$119 - $294

Train, bus  •  21 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Millennium Station Ssl
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Gainesville, Ga

$109 - $158

Train  •  29 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Gainesville Amtrak Crescent

$184 - $515

Drive  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Gainesville 691.4 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from South Bend to Gainesville. However, there are services departing from South Bend Amtrak and arriving at Gainesville Amtrak via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 24 min.

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The distance between South Bend and Gainesville is 530 miles. The road distance is 691.4 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Gainesville without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from South Bend to Gainesville, including transfers.

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South Bend to Gainesville train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from South Bend Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Gainesville is to bus which takes 18 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 29 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from South Bend Airport to Atlanta Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 56 min.

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South Bend to Gainesville train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Gainesville Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Gainesville is 691 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 27 min to drive from South Bend to Gainesville.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from South Bend Airport to Atlanta Airport.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Gainesville.
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  • Distance: 530.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Gainesville, GA, USA?

You can take a bus from South Bend to Gainesville via Gary, IN, Gary, In, Atlanta, Ga, and Gainesville, Ga in around 18 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from South Bend to Gainesville via Washington Union Station in around 29 h 24 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $450
Flights from South Bend to Atlanta via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $450
Flights from Fort Wayne to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Wayne to Atlanta via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Fort Wayne to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Wayne to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Wayne to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
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
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from South Bend Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Room
$400 - $600
Train from Washington Union Station to Gainesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $240
Room
$360 - $500
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Millennium Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
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 Atlanta, Ga to Gainesville, Ga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Gary, In to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Ft Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Gary, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Book at
hoosierride.com
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Fort Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Gary, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Book at
baronsbus.com
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