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

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  10h 47m

  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  •  10h 49m

  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  •  16h 50m

  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  •  7h 50m

  1. Drive from South Bend to Niagara Falls 451.5 miles

$60 - $90

Fly from South Bend  •  6h 50m

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

$225 - $1,234

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

  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

$145 - $418

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

  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

$155 - $447

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 7h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Niagara Falls is to train and fly and line 40 bus which costs $150 - $450 and takes 6h 48m.

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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 16h 50m.

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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 10h 49m.

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The distance between South Bend and Niagara Falls is 382 miles. The road distance is 451.5 miles.

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

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It takes approximately 10h 47m 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 bus which takes 10h 47m and costs $65 - $160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $240 and takes 10h 49m, you could also fly, which costs $220 - $1,300 and takes 6h 50m.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 381.5 miles
  • Duration: 10h 47m

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

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 10h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a train from South Bend to Niagara Falls via Buffalo Depew Station in around 10h 49m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from South Bend to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Buffalo via Detroit, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
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
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
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 Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
8h 41m
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
1h 8m
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
Train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
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
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$14 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
EconomyPlus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
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 South Bend, In to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
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
3h 45m
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
6h
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
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
GO Transit
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Buffalo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 58m 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 7h 50m 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 450+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $53 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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