There are 5 ways to get from South Bend to Harbor Springs by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Niles Amtrak to East Lansing Amtrak Blue Water
  2. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Petoskey, MI E Lansing

$120 - $199

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Kalamazoo, MI
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids, MI
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to Petoskey, MI

$99 - $179

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Harbor Springs 312.7 miles

$30 - $45

Fly to Pellston  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Pellston (PLN) SBN - PLN

$461 - $2,200

Fly to Traverse City, bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Traverse City (TVC) SBN - TVC
  2. Take the bus from Traverse City, MI to Petoskey, MI

$335 - $1,586

Questions & Answers

The distance between South Bend and Harbor Springs is 268 miles. The road distance is 312.7 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Harbor Springs without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 9 min to get from South Bend to Harbor Springs, including transfers.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Harbor Springs is to bus which takes 11 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 5 h 33 min.

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Pellston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Harbor Springs is 313 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to drive from South Bend to Harbor Springs.

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Delta offers flights from South Bend Airport to Pellston Airport.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Harbor Springs. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Bend to South Bend Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Harbor Springs.
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  • Distance: 268.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 9 min

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Harbor Springs, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from South Bend to Harbor Springs via South Bend, IN - Airport, South Bend, IN, Kalamazoo, MI, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, MI, Grand Rapids, and Petoskey, MI in around 11 h 56 min. Alternatively, Delta flies from South Bend to Harbor Springs 3 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Pellston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $2,100
Flights from South Bend to Traverse City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from South Bend to Traverse City via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,900
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 Niles Amtrak to East Lansing Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to Petoskey, MI
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $55
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids to Petoskey, MI
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Traverse City, MI to Petoskey, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
indiantrails.com

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