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

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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Fly from South Bend  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Rapid City (RAP) SBN - RAP

$496 - $2,110

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Bus  •  26h 9m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
  3. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD 701

$212 - $317

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Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  7h 7m

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

$385 - $858

Train, bus  •  25h 22m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
  3. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD 701

$266 - $482

Bus via Chicago O'Hare Airport  •  28h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Notre Dame to Chicago O'Hare Airport
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il to St Paul, Mn
  3. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD 701

$233 - $388

Drive  •  16h 24m

  1. Drive from South Bend to Mount Rushmore 1035.4 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Mount Rushmore is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 16h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Mount Rushmore is to fly which costs $490 - $2,200 and takes 6h 45m.

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The distance between South Bend and Mount Rushmore is 889 miles. The road distance is 1035.4 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Mount Rushmore without a car is to train and bus which takes 25h 22m and costs $260 - $490.

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It takes approximately 6h 45m to get from South Bend to Mount Rushmore, including transfers.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Mount Rushmore is to fly which takes 6h 45m and costs $490 - $2,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $210 - $320 and takes 26h 9m.

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Rapid City Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 41m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Mount Rushmore is 1035 miles. It takes approximately 16h 24m to drive from South Bend to Mount Rushmore.

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from South Bend Airport to Rapid City Airport.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Mount Rushmore. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Mount Rushmore.
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  • Distance: 889.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 45m

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Mount Rushmore, SD, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from South Bend to Mount Rushmore every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Bend to Mount Rushmore via Chicago, IL, Chicago, Minneapolis, MN, Marquette Av S at 5 St S SW corner, Burnsville, MN, and Rapid City, SD in around 26h 9m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,100
Flights from South Bend to Rapid City via Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from South Bend to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from South Bend to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rapid City
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,000
Flights from South Bend to Rapid City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from South Bend to Rapid City via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Rapid City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rapid City
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rapid City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
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 St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Notre Dame to Chicago O'Hare Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
tickets.airportsupersaver.com
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 Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il to St Paul, Mn
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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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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