There are 6 ways to get from South Bend to Lake Tahoe by plane, bus or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly South Bend to Reno, bus  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Reno (RNO) SBN - RNO
  2. Take the bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Pepper Tree Inn

$400 - $1,764

Cheapest option

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Reno, bus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Reno (RNO) ORD - RNO
  3. Take the bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Pepper Tree Inn

$250 - $878

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Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Reno, bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Reno (RNO) MDW - RNO
  3. Take the bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Pepper Tree Inn

$300 - $1,077

Fly South Bend to Sacramento, bus  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Sacramento (SMF) SBN - SMF
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Stateline Amtrak

Train  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Truckee Amtrak California Zephyr

$289 - $874

Bus  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL
  2. Take the bus from Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Las Vegas, Nv
  4. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Carson City - Carson Nugget, US 395 & Robinson

$269 - $586

Questions & Answers

The distance between South Bend and Lake Tahoe is 1786 miles.

The best way to get from South Bend to Lake Tahoe without a car is to train which takes 2 days 1 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 54 min to get from South Bend to Lake Tahoe, including transfers.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Lake Tahoe is to train which takes 2 days 1 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 5 h.

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Reno Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 39 min and has one stopover.

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Lake Tahoe is 3 h behind South Bend. It is currently 6:13 AM in South Bend and 3:13 AM in Lake Tahoe.

Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from South Bend Airport to Reno Airport.

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There are 1461+ hotels available in Lake Tahoe. Prices start at $75 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 Lake Tahoe.
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  • Distance: 1785.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 54 min

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Lake Tahoe, CA, USA?

You can take a train from South Bend to Lake Tahoe via Chicago Union Station and Truckee Amtrak in around 2 days 1 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Bend to Lake Tahoe via Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL, Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il, St Louis, Mo, Las Vegas, Nv, Bonanza @ Bruce, BTC Bay #10, Las Vegas, NV, and Carson City - Carson Nugget, US 395 & Robinson in around 2 days 5 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Reno via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from South Bend to Reno via Chicago O'Hare, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from South Bend to Reno via Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reno via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reno via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,000
Flights from South Bend to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from South Bend to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from South Bend to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from South Bend to Sacramento via Newark
Ave. Duration
12 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,800
Flights from South Bend to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reno
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reno via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reno via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reno via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Reno via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from South Bend to Reno via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,900
Flights from South Bend to Reno via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from South Bend to Reno via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
11 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reno via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,200
Flights from South Bend to Sacramento via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from South Bend to Sacramento via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Reno via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from South Bend to Reno via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reno
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reno via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reno via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from South Bend to Sacramento via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from South Bend to Reno via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
13 h 12 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
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 Truckee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Bus operators
North Lake Tahoe Express
Phone
+1 866.216.5222
Website
northlaketahoeexpress.com
Bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Pepper Tree Inn
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
northlaketahoeexpress.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Stateline Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
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 Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
33 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$140 - $250
Flexible
$290 - $380
Silverado Stages
Phone
(800) 892-7979
Website
silveradostages.com
Bus from Las Vegas, NV to Carson City - Carson Nugget, US 395 & Robinson
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
silveradomainline.com

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