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There are 10 ways to get from South Bend to Philadelphia by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly South Bend to Philadelphia  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Philadelphia (PHL) SBN - PHL

$228 - $1,122

Cheapest option

Bus via Pittsburgh, PA  •  23 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Akron, OH
  2. Take the bus from Akron, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Philadelphia, PA

$76 - $140

8 alternative options

Bus to Fort Wayne, fly to Philadelphia  •  5 h 51 min

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

$249 - $1,171

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Philadelphia  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Philadelphia (PHL) ORD - PHL

$148 - $516

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Philadelphia  •  6 h 19 min

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

$158 - $465

Fly South Bend to Newark, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Newark (EWR) SBN - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$197 - $510

Bus to Dayton, fly to Philadelphia  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH
  2. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Philadelphia (PHL) DAY - PHL

$194 - $1,399

Bus  •  17 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, In to New York, Ny 1604
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal

$93 - $220

Train  •  17 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...

$189 - $525

Drive  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Philadelphia 674.9 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 10 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Philadelphia is to fly and train which costs $190 - $550 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from South Bend, IN and arriving at Philadelphia, PA via Akron, Oh and Pittsburgh, PA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from South Bend to Philadelphia station. However, there are services departing from South Bend Amtrak and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 53 min.

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The distance between South Bend and Philadelphia is 595 miles. The road distance is 674.9 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Philadelphia without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 11 min and costs $90 - $220.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from South Bend to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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South Bend to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from South Bend, IN station.

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South Bend to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from South Bend Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Philadelphia is to fly which takes 5 h 45 min and costs $220 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $220 and takes 17 h 11 min, you could also train, which costs $180 - $550 and takes 17 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 594.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from South Bend to Philadelphia hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Bend to Philadelphia via South Bend, In, New York, Ny, and New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 17 h 11 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from South Bend to Philadelphia via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Fort Wayne to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Wayne to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Dayton to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Dayton to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Wayne to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from South Bend to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from South Bend to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Dayton to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from South Bend to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Philadelphia via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Fort Wayne to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from South Bend to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Dayton to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Philadelphia via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
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 Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Room
$400 - $600
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
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
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $65
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
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Akron, OH
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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 South Bend, In to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Bus from Akron, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Philadelphia Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 47 min and has one stopover.

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South Bend to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Philadelphia, PA station.

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South Bend to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Philadelphia is 675 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 58 min to drive from South Bend to Philadelphia.

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

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There are 412+ hotels available in Philadelphia. Prices start at $89 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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