There are 9 ways to get from South Bend to Meridian by train, plane, car or bus

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

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Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Meridian  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Meridian (MEI) ORD - MEI

$187 - $783

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Bus  •  19 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Gary, IN
  2. Take the bus from Gary, In to Nashville, Tn
  3. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al
  4. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Meridian, Ms

$105 - $260

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Fly South Bend to Meridian  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Meridian (MEI) SBN - MEI

$278 - $1,235

Fly South Bend to Jackson/Vicksburg, drive  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Jackson/Vicksburg (JAN) SBN - JAN
  2. Drive from Jackson/Vicksburg to Meridian

$279 - $1,328

Fly South Bend to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional, drive  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional (GTR) SBN - GTR
  2. Drive from Columbus Golden Triangle Regional to Meridian

$370 - $1,729

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Jackson/Vicksburg, drive  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Jackson/Vicksburg (JAN) ORD - JAN
  3. Drive from Jackson/Vicksburg to Meridian

$348 - $626

Train  •  27 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Meridian Union Station

$188 - $518

Train, bus  •  28 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Van Buren St. Ssl
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Birmingham, Al
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to Meridian Union Station

$140 - $327

Drive  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Meridian 766.6 miles

$75 - $110

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Meridian. However, there are services departing from South Bend, IN and arriving at Meridian, Ms via Gary, In, Nashville, Tn and Birmingham, Al. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from South Bend to Meridian station. However, there are services departing from South Bend Amtrak and arriving at Meridian Union Station via Chicago Union Station and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 38 min.

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The distance between South Bend and Meridian is 662 miles. The road distance is 766.6 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Meridian without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from South Bend to Meridian, including transfers.

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South Bend to Meridian bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, depart from South Bend, IN station.

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South Bend to Meridian train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from South Bend Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Meridian is to fly which takes 6 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 4 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 27 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Meridian Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 6 min.

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South Bend to Meridian bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Meridian, Ms station.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Meridian.
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  • Distance: 661.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Meridian, MS, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from South Bend to Meridian 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Bend to Meridian via Gary, IN, Gary, In, Nashville, Tn, and Birmingham, Al in around 19 h 4 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Jackson/Vicksburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Jackson/Vicksburg via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Jackson/Vicksburg via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from South Bend to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from South Bend to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson/Vicksburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Meridian
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from South Bend to Meridian via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Hattiesburg/Laurel
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Meridian via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from South Bend to Meridian via Atlanta, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Meridian via Newark, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from South Bend to Jackson/Vicksburg via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Jackson/Vicksburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson/Vicksburg via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson/Vicksburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Jackson/Vicksburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Jackson/Vicksburg via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson/Vicksburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson/Vicksburg via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
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
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
19 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Meridian Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Birmingham Amtrak to Meridian Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Van Buren St.
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Gary, In to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Meridian, Ms
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Chicago, Il to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210

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Meridian is 1 h behind South Bend. It is currently 3:42 AM in South Bend and 2:42 AM in Meridian.

South Bend to Meridian train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Meridian Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Meridian is 767 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 12 min to drive from South Bend to Meridian.

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American Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Meridian Airport.

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There are 22+ hotels available in Meridian. Prices start at $57 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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