There are 5 ways to get from South Bend to Lansing by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Blue Water

$66 - $129

Cheapest option

Bus via Battle Creek, MI  •  6 h 38 min

  1. 0354
  2. 1482

$48 - $64

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. 0354
  2. 4590

$56 - $88

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. 154.3 miles

$15 - $22

Train, fly  •  5 h 38 min

  1. ORD - LAN

$152 - $765

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

Amtrak operates a train from South Bend to Lansing once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Bend to Lansing via South Bend, IN, South Bend, IN, Battle Creek, MI, and Battle Creek in around 6 h 38 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
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
Train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Battle Creek, MI
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Jackson, MI
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Battle Creek to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Jackson, Mi to Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23

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Questions & Answers

The distance between South Bend and Lansing is 182 km. The road distance is 247 km.

The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Lansing is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from South Bend to Lansing is to drive which takes 2 h 31 min and costs $15 - $22.

No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Lansing. However, there are services departing from Notre Dame and arriving at Lansing via South Bend, IN and Battle Creek. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from South Bend to Lansing, including transfers.