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There are 6 ways to get from South Bend to Pittsburgh by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station Capitol Limited

$65 - $180

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Bus  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Columbus, OH Chicago / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa 1684

$51 - $134

4 alternative options

Drive  •  6h 7m

  1. Drive from South Bend to Pittsburgh 374.2 miles

$35 - $55

Fly from South Bend  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Pittsburgh (PIT) SBN - PIT

$204 - $1,118

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  6h 10m

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

$153 - $466

Train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  6h 3m

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

$173 - $385

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Pittsburgh is to fly which costs $200 - $1,200 and takes 5h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from South Bend, IN and arriving at Pittsburgh, Pa via Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from South Bend Amtrak Station station and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 56m.

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The distance between South Bend and Pittsburgh is 339 miles. The road distance is 374.2 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Pittsburgh without a car is to train which takes 7h 56m and costs $65 - $180.

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The train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station takes 7h 56m including transfers and departs once daily.

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South Bend to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, depart from South Bend, IN station.

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South Bend to Pittsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at South Bend Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Pittsburgh is to train which takes 7h 56m and costs $65 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $140 and takes 10h 45m, you could also fly, which costs $200 - $1,200 and takes 5h 44m.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 338.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 56m

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

Amtrak operates a train from South Bend to Pittsburgh once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $180 and the journey takes 7h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Bend to Pittsburgh via Columbus, OH and Columbus, Oh in around 10h 45m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from South Bend to Pittsburgh via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from South Bend to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Pittsburgh via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from South Bend to Pittsburgh via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $390
Train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
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 Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Pittsburgh Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 26m and has one stopover.

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South Bend to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Pittsburgh, Pa station.

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South Bend to Pittsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Pittsburgh Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Pittsburgh is 374 miles. It takes approximately 6h 7m to drive from South Bend to Pittsburgh.

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

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There are 179+ hotels available in Pittsburgh. Prices start at $77 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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