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

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Fly from South Bend  •  6 h 5 min

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

$225 - $1,234

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 47 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 - $157

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Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly, line 40 bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  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

$154 - $452

Train to Chicago Midway, fly, line 40 bus  •  6 h 48 min

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

$164 - $481

Train  •  10 h 49 min

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

$92 - $231

Bus via Detroit, MI - 1001 Howard Street  •  16 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Detroit, MI
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, MI - 1001 Howard Street to McMaster University, ON
  3. Take the bus from Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride to Niagara Falls Bus Terminal 12

$86 - $158

Drive  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Niagara Falls 452.4 miles

$40 - $65

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

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Niagara Falls is to fly which costs $220 - $1,300 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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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 Bus Terminal via South Bend, IN, Detroit, MI - 1001 Howard Street, McMaster University and Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from South Bend station to Niagara Falls station. However, there are services departing from South Bend Amtrak Station and arriving at Niagara Falls Amtrak Station via Buffalo Depew Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 49 min.

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The distance between South Bend and Niagara Falls is 382 miles. The road distance is 452.4 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 47 min and costs $65 - $160.

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from South Bend to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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

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South Bend to Niagara Falls train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at South Bend Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Niagara Falls is to fly which takes 6 h 5 min and costs $220 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $160 and takes 10 h 47 min, you could also train, which costs $90 - $240 and takes 10 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 381.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

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

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from South Bend to Niagara Falls hourly. Alternatively, 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 10 h 47 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from South Bend to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Buffalo via Charlotte, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
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
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 South Bend Amtrak Station to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 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 to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$14 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
EconomyPlus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Bus operators
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from South Bend, In to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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 Detroit, MI - 1001 Howard Street to McMaster University, ON
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$22 - $35
Online Fare
$28 - $50
Standard Fare
$35 - $60
Refundable
$40 - $65
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride to Niagara Falls Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
GO Transit

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Buffalo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 13 min and has one stopover.

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South Bend to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by GO Transit, arrive at Niagara Falls Bus Terminal station.

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South Bend to Niagara Falls train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Niagara Falls Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Niagara Falls is 452 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to drive from South Bend to Niagara Falls.

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

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There are 458+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $54 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 $10 - $15.

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