Travel from South-Bend to Lansing

Bus or train from South Bend to Lansing?

Amtrak operates a train from South Bend to Lansing once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. 2 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Coach USA operates a bus from South Bend to Lansing hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 20 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from South Bend to Lansing

ModeDurationPrice
From South Bend taxi to Niles Amtrak, train to East Lansing, MI, then bus to Lansing.3 h 30 min$97
From Notre Dame bus to South Bend, IN, walk to South Bend, IN, bus to Battle Creek, MI, then bus to Lansing.6 h 38 min$55
From South Bend drive to Lansing.2 h 31 min$18
From Notre Dame bus to South Bend airport, fly to Detroit airport, bus to WBD Gr. River past MAC AVE, then line 01 bus to Lansing.6 h 49 min$531
From South Bend Amtrak train to Chicago Union Station Amtrak, walk to LaSalle, subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Lansing airport, then line 14 bus to Lansing.5 h 42 min$301

Is there a direct bus between South Bend and Lansing?

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, MI. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 38 min.
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      1 Train
      • One-Way approx: USD $64 - $129
      • Duration: 3 h 30 min
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      • One-Way approx: USD $48 - $68
      • Duration: 6 h 38 min
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      • One-Way approx: USD $15 - $22
      • Duration: 2 h 31 min
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      4 Fly South Bend to Detroit, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $196 - $952
      • Duration: 6 h 49 min
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        • One-Way approx: USD $196 - $952
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      5 Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Lansing
      • One-Way approx: USD $143 - $731
      • Duration: 5 h 42 min
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        5 Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Lansing
        • One-Way approx: USD $143 - $731
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