There are 2 ways to get from South Bend to Lima by bus or car

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Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Lima, OH Schedule 22:Chicago-Cleveland

$19 - $35

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Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Lima 156.3 miles

$15 - $23

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Bend, IN and arriving at Lima, OH. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between South Bend and Lima is 130 miles. The road distance is 156.3 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Lima without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 5 min and costs .

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The bus from South Bend, IN to Lima, OH takes 4 h 5 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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South Bend to Lima bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from South Bend, IN station.

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South Bend to Lima bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Lima, OH station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Lima is 156 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to drive from South Bend to Lima.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Lima. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 129.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Lima, OH, USA?

Barons Bus operates a bus from South Bend to Lima once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

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