There are 6 ways to get from South Bend to Lexington by bus, train, 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

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$92 - $159

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$102 - $210

Bus Barons Bus  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Notre Dame to Michigan City, IN
  2. Take the bus from Michigan City, IN to Richmond, IN
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Cincinnati, OH
  4. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$92 - $164

Drive  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Lexington 332.9 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from South Bend  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Lexington (LEX) SBN - LEX

$253 - $1,317

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly, line 3 bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Lexington (LEX) ORD - LEX
  3. Take the line 3 bus from Transit Center to Armstrong Mill @ Tates Creek Outbound

$202 - $665

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Lexington, KY, USA?

You can take a bus from South Bend to Lexington via Dayton Trotwood, OH, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, Cincinnati, Oh, and Lexington, Ky in around 8 h 23 min. Alternatively, Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from South Bend to Lexington hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Lexington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from South Bend to Lexington via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from South Bend Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Michigan City, IN to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Cincinnati, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
LexTran
Website
lextran.com
Bus from Transit Center to Armstrong Mill @ Tates Creek Outbound
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
lextran.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from South Bend to Lexington?

The distance between South Bend and Lexington is 438 km. The road distance is 533 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from South Bend to Lexington?

The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Lexington is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 8 min.

What is the fastest way to get from South Bend to Lexington?

The quickest way to get from South Bend to Lexington is to drive which takes 6 h 8 min and costs $30 - $50.

How long does it take to get from South Bend to Lexington?

It takes approximately 8 h 23 min to get from South Bend to Lexington, including transfers.