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There are 7 ways to get from South Bend to Nashville by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly from South Bend  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Nashville (BNA) SBN - BNA

$253 - $1,217

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Train, bus  •  11h 57m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Gary Metro Center Ssl
  2. Take the bus from Gary, In to Nashville, Tn 1151 / ...

$65 - $146

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Train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Nashville (BNA) MDW - BNA

$182 - $664

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  6h 25m

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

$162 - $505

Bus  •  12h 19m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Indianapolis, IN Detroit
  2. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Nashville, TN

$74 - $100

Train, night bus  •  12h 20m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Carbondale Amtrak Station
  3. Take the night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn

$103 - $258

Drive  •  7h 40m

  1. Drive from South Bend to Nashville 430.4 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Nashville is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Nashville is to train and fly which costs $180 - $700 and takes 6h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Nashville. However, there are services departing from Notre Dame and arriving at Nashville, TN via South Bend, IN and Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 19m.

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The distance between South Bend and Nashville is 385 miles. The road distance is 430.4 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Nashville without a car is to train and bus which takes 11h 57m and costs $65 - $150.

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It takes approximately 6h 23m to get from South Bend to Nashville, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from South Bend to Nashville is to fly which takes 6h 23m and costs $250 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $100 and takes 12h 19m.

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Nashville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 59m and has one stopover.

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South Bend to Nashville bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Nashville, TN station.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Nashville.
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  • Distance: 384.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 23m

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Nashville, TN, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from South Bend to Nashville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Bend to Nashville via South Bend, IN - Airport, South Bend, IN, Indianapolis, IN, and Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis in around 12h 19m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Nashville via Newark
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Nashville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Nashville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from South Bend to Nashville via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $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.

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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 Carbondale Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Gary Metro Center
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $11
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
8h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Megabus

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Nashville is 1h behind South Bend. It is currently 12:23 AM in South Bend and 11:23 PM in Nashville.

Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Nashville is 430 miles. It takes approximately 7h 40m to drive from South Bend to Nashville.

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

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There are 828+ hotels available in Nashville. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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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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