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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from South Bend  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) SBN - PSP

$424 - $1,818

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Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) ORD - PSP

$194 - $732

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  47 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Fullerton Transportation Center
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA

Bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Phoenix, Az
  3. Take the bus from Phoenix, AZ to Indio

$234 - $525

Drive  •  33 h 5 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Palm Springs 2141 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Palm Springs. However, there are services departing from South Bend, IN and arriving at Indian Cyn at Alejo via Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il, Chicago, Il, Phoenix, AZ and Hwy 111 at Las Palmas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between South Bend and Palm Springs is 1741 miles. The road distance is 2141 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Palm Springs without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 47 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 9 min to get from South Bend to Palm Springs, including transfers.

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South Bend to Palm Springs 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 Palm Springs is to fly which takes 8 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 0 h.

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 14 min and has one stopover.

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South Bend to Palm Springs bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, arrive at Indio station.

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Palm Springs is 3 h behind South Bend. It is currently 4:30 PM in South Bend and 1:30 PM in Palm Springs.

Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Palm Springs is 2141 miles. It takes approximately 33 h 5 min to drive from South Bend to Palm Springs.

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  • Distance: 1741.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 9 min

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Palm Springs, CA, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from South Bend to Palm Springs hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Bend to Palm Springs via Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL, Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il, Chicago, Il, Phoenix, Az, Phoenix, AZ, Indio, and Hwy 111 at Las Palmas in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Indio/Palm Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Flights from South Bend to Indio/Palm Springs via Newark
Ave. Duration
11 h 31 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from South Bend to Indio/Palm Springs via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Flights from South Bend to Indio/Palm Springs via Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from South Bend to Indio/Palm Springs via Chicago O'Hare, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indio/Palm Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indio/Palm Springs via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Indio/Palm Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Flights from South Bend to Indio/Palm Springs via Charlotte, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from South Bend to Indio/Palm Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indio/Palm Springs via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indio/Palm Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Indio/Palm Springs via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,900
Flights from South Bend to Indio/Palm Springs via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from South Bend to Indio/Palm Springs via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indio/Palm Springs via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,900
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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 Chicago Union Station to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
42 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Bus 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
Bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
38 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$170 - $280
Flexible
$330 - $430
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Phoenix, AZ to Indio
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from South Bend Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.

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There are 494+ hotels available in Palm Springs. Prices start at $79 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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