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There are 5 ways to get from South Bend to North Carolina by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from South Bend  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Charlotte (CLT) SBN - CLT

$232 - $1,117

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Bus  •  18 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Columbus, OH Chicago / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Charlotte, Nc 1093 / ...

$73 - $199

3 alternative options

Bus to Fort Wayne, fly  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Ft Wayne, IN
  2. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Charlotte (CLT) FWA - CLT

$333 - $1,266

Train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  6 h 5 min

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

$182 - $470

Drive  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Charlotte 714.5 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to North Carolina is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to North Carolina is to fly which costs $230 - $1,200 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to North Carolina. However, there are services departing from South Bend, IN and arriving at Charlotte, Nc via Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 20 min.

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The distance between South Bend and North Carolina is 572 miles. The road distance is 714.5 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to North Carolina without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 20 min and costs $70 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from South Bend to North Carolina, including transfers.

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South Bend to North Carolina 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 North Carolina is to fly which takes 4 h 3 min and costs $230 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $200 and takes 18 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from South Bend Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 8 min.

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South Bend to North Carolina bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Charlotte, Nc station.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to North Carolina.
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  • Distance: 571.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and North Carolina, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from South Bend to Charlotte every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Bend to Charlotte via Columbus, OH and Columbus, Oh in around 18 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charlotte via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charlotte via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Charlotte via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from South Bend to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charlotte via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charlotte via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,600
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charlotte via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Charlotte via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
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 to Chicago Union Station
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
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Ft Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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hoosierride.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $80
Book at
hoosierride.com
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Fort Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $27
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baronsbus.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Book at
baronsbus.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 Columbus, Oh to Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to North Carolina is 714 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 6 min to drive from South Bend to North Carolina.

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

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There are 10+ hotels available in North Carolina. Prices start at $100 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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