There are 7 ways to get from South Bend to Nashville by plane, train, bus, night 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  •  6 h 3 min

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

$258 - $1,222

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Train, bus  •  10 h 59 min

  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 O'Hare, fly  •  6 h 26 min

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

$167 - $510

Train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  6 h 19 min

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

$187 - $669

Train, night bus  •  12 h 2 min

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

$103 - $258

Bus  •  12 h 19 min

  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

Drive  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Nashville 430.4 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

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 12 h 19 min.

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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 10 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min 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 6 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 19 min.

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Nashville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min 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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Nashville is 1 h behind South Bend. It is currently 3:30 PM in South Bend and 2:30 PM in Nashville.

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

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Nashville.
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  • Distance: 384.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

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 12 h 19 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Nashville via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Nashville via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Nashville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Nashville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from South Bend to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Nashville via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Saturday
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 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 Carbondale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
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
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Nashville, TN
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
megabus.com

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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 540+ hotels available in Nashville. Prices start at $90 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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