There are 11 ways to get from South Bend to Outer Banks by plane, car, train, bus or car ferry

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

Fly South Bend to New Bern, drive  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to New Bern (EWN) SBN - EWN
  2. Drive from New Bern to Buxton

$329 - $1,442

Cheapest option

Bus, drive, ferry, car ferry via Swan Quarter, NC  •  30 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, In to New York, Ny
  2. Drive from Hoboken Terminal Lane 6 to Swan Quarter, NC
  3. Take the ferry from Swan Quarter, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  4. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

$145 - $286

9 alternative options

Fly South Bend to Norfolk, drive  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Norfolk (ORF) SBN - ORF
  2. Drive from Norfolk to Buxton

$294 - $1,435

Fly South Bend to Greenville, drive  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Greenville (PGV) SBN - PGV
  2. Drive from Greenville to Buxton

$377 - $1,740

Fly South Bend to Jacksonville, drive  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Jacksonville (OAJ) SBN - OAJ
  2. Drive from Jacksonville to Buxton

$254 - $1,150

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Norfolk, drive  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Norfolk (ORF) MDW - ORF
  3. Drive from Norfolk to Buxton

$174 - $648

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Norfolk, drive  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Norfolk (ORF) ORD - ORF
  3. Drive from Norfolk to Buxton

$154 - $599

Bus, drive, ferry, car ferry  •  31 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, In to New York, Ny
  2. Drive from Hoboken Terminal Lane 6 to Cedar Island, NC
  3. Take the ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  4. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

$160 - $306

Train, drive, ferry, car ferry via Swan Quarter, NC  •  33 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Croton-Harmon Amtrak
  2. Drive from Ossining to Swan Quarter, NC
  3. Take the ferry from Swan Quarter, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  4. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

$185 - $434

Train, drive, ferry, car ferry  •  34 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Croton-Harmon Amtrak
  2. Drive from Ossining to Cedar Island, NC
  3. Take the ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  4. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

$195 - $454

Drive  •  16 h 13 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Buxton 934.2 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

The distance between South Bend and Outer Banks is 723 miles. The road distance is 934.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 9 h 24 min to get from South Bend to Outer Banks, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to New Bern Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Outer Banks is 934 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 13 min to drive from South Bend to Outer Banks.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from South Bend Airport to New Bern Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Outer Banks. 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 .

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Outer Banks.
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  • Distance: 722.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 24 min

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Outer Banks, NC, USA?

There is no direct connection from South Bend to Buxton. However, you can take the bus to South Bend, IN - Airport, take the walk to South Bend airport, fly to New Bern, then take the drive to Buxton. Alternatively, you can take the bus to South Bend, IN - Airport, take the walk to South Bend airport, fly to Norfolk, then take the drive to Buxton.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to New Bern via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to New Bern via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Flights from South Bend to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from South Bend to Norfolk via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from South Bend to Greenville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from South Bend to Jacksonville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from South Bend to Jacksonville via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to New Bern via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from South Bend to New Bern via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from South Bend to Norfolk via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Norfolk via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from South Bend to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from South Bend to Jacksonville via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Norfolk via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Norfolk via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Norfolk via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from South Bend to Norfolk via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Norfolk via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $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 1-800-872-7245
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
Train from South Bend Amtrak to Croton-Harmon Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Business Coach Seat
$230 - $330
Room
$460 - $650
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.

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 New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Ferry operators
North Carolina Department of Transportation - NCDOT
Website
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Swan Quarter, NC to Ocracoke, NC
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ncdot.gov

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