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There are 6 ways to get from South Bend to Midland by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, bus, taxi  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Niles Amtrak Station to East Lansing Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Alma, MI
  3. Take a taxi from Alma, MI to Midland

$118 - $188

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Niles Amtrak Station to Flint Amtrak Station Blue Water
  2. Take the bus from Flint to Saginaw, MI 1492 Detroit to Bay City / ...

$111 - $229

4 alternative options

Bus, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails  •  10h 38m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Battle Creek, MI Indianopolis
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Battle Creek to Saginaw

Drive  •  4h

  1. Drive from South Bend to Midland 238.4 miles

$23 - $35

Fly from South Bend  •  4h 34m

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Saginaw (MBS) SBN - MBS

$273 - $1,442

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  5h 26m

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

$153 - $376

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Midland is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Midland is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h.

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The distance between South Bend and Midland is 169 miles. The road distance is 238.4 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Midland without a car is to train and bus and taxi which takes 5h 34m and costs $110 - $190.

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It takes approximately 5h 34m to get from South Bend to Midland, including transfers.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Midland is to bus and Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails which takes 10h 38m and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $270 - $1,500 and takes 4h 34m.

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Saginaw Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 56m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Midland is 238 miles. It takes approximately 4h to drive from South Bend to Midland.

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from South Bend Airport to Saginaw Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Midland. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Midland.
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  • Distance: 168.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 34m

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

You can take a bus from South Bend to Midland via South Bend, IN - Airport, South Bend, IN, Battle Creek, MI, Battle Creek, and Saginaw in around 10h 38m. Alternatively, Delta and United Airlines fly from South Bend to Midland every 4 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Saginaw via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Saginaw
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Saginaw via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Niles Amtrak Station to East Lansing Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
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 Niles Amtrak Station to Flint Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$19 - $24
Business Seat
$44
Bedroom
$180 - $210
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to Alma, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Flint to Saginaw, MI
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Flint to Saginaw
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Battle Creek to Saginaw
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Alma, MI to Midland
Ave. Duration
47m
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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The best way to get from South Bend to South Bend Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $10 - $15.

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