There are 8 ways to get from South Bend to Niagara Falls by bus, train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Cleveland, Oh 1632 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny 4178 / ...

$68 - $152

7 alternative options

Train  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station VIA Rail / ...

$91 - $246

Bus, Thru-Bus  •  15 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Ann Arbor, MI
  2. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Hamilton, ON
  3. Take the Thru-Bus from Hamilton, ON to Niagara Falls, ON

$78 - $162

Drive  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Niagara Falls 452.4 miles

$40 - $65

Fly South Bend to Buffalo  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Buffalo (BUF) SBN - BUF

$225 - $1,234

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Buffalo  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Van Buren St.
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Buffalo (BUF) MDW - BUF

$159 - $452

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Buffalo (BUF) ORD - BUF
  3. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$145 - $418

Fly South Bend to Toronto, train  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Toronto (YYZ) SBN - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$196 - $535

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Niagara Falls, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from South Bend to Niagara Falls via South Bend, In, Cleveland, Oh, Buffalo, Ny, and Ellicott St & MTC in around 9 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from South Bend to Niagara Falls via Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak and Buffalo in around 11 h 3 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from South Bend to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Buffalo via Detroit, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Buffalo via Detroit, Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from South Bend to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from South Bend to Toronto via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from South Bend to Toronto via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from South Bend to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from South Bend to Toronto via Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from South Bend to Toronto via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from South Bend Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $420
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$19 - $24
Business Seat
$44
Bedroom
$180 - $210
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$25 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$35 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$65 - $90
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Van Buren St.
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
GO Transit
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Union Station to Niagara Falls GO
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from South Bend, In to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Hamilton, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
Bus from Hamilton, ON to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$10 - $15
Online Fare
$11 - $24
Standard Fare
$18 - $27
Refundable
$22 - $35
Megabus CA
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Hamilton, ON to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Book at
ca.megabus.com
Niagara Frontier
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between South Bend and Niagara Falls is 611 km. The road distance is 724 km.

The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from South Bend to Niagara Falls is to fly which takes 6 h 15 min and costs $220 - $1,300.

No, there is no direct train from South Bend to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from South Bend Amtrak and arriving at Niagara Falls Station via Buffalo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 3 min.

No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Notre Dame and arriving at Niagara Falls, ON via South Bend, IN, Ann Arbor, MI and Hamilton, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 7 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 54 min to get from South Bend to Niagara Falls, including transfers.