There are 5 ways to get from South Bend to New Buffalo by bus, taxi, train 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.

Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Notre Dame to Michigan City, IN Notre-Dame-Midway / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Michigan City, IN to New Buffalo

$56 - $72

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Notre Dame to South Bend, IN - Airport Notre-Dame-Midway / ...
  2. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Carroll Ave. Ssl

$47 - $58

3 alternative options

Taxi, train  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Bend to Niles Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Niles Amtrak to New Buffalo Amtrak Blue Water / ...

$54 - $79

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Bend to New Buffalo 40.1 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to New Buffalo 40.1 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to New Buffalo is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to New Buffalo is to taxi and train which costs $50 - $80 and takes 34 min.

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The distance between South Bend and New Buffalo is 27 miles. The road distance is 40.1 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to New Buffalo without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 1 h 27 min and costs $55 - $75.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from South Bend to New Buffalo, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to New Buffalo is 40 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from South Bend to New Buffalo.

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There are 47+ hotels available in New Buffalo. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to New Buffalo.
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  • Distance: 26.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

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

There is no direct connection from South Bend to New Buffalo. However, you can take the bus to Michigan City, IN then take the taxi to New Buffalo. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from South Bend to New Buffalo via South Bend, IN - Airport, South Bend Airport, and Carroll Ave. in around 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Carroll Ave.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Niles Amtrak to New Buffalo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Notre Dame to Michigan City, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
airportsupersaver.com
Book at
tickets.airportsupersaver.com
Bus from Notre Dame to South Bend, IN - Airport
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
airportsupersaver.com
Book at
tickets.airportsupersaver.com
Other operators
Taxi from Michigan City, IN to New Buffalo
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Quick Cab Co
Phone
+1 219-990-0234
Website
taxicabservicesgary.com

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