There are 5 ways to get from South Bend to Portland 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.

Recommended option

Fly from South Bend  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Portland (PWM) SBN - PWM

$271 - $1,315

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Newark, Nj
  2. Take the bus from Newark Penn Station to Boston, MA
  3. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me

$116 - $275

3 alternative options

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  7 h 27 min

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

$190 - $423

Train, bus  •  22 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Boston South Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me 3522 / ...

$142 - $399

Drive  •  16 h 47 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Portland 1011.7 miles

$95 - $150

Questions & Answers

The distance between South Bend and Portland is 827 miles. The road distance is 1011.7 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Portland without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from South Bend to Portland, including transfers.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Portland is to fly which takes 7 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 22 h 21 min.

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Portland Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 34 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Portland is 1012 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 47 min to drive from South Bend to Portland.

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

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There are 164+ hotels available in Portland. Prices start at $80 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 Portland.
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  • Distance: 827.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 11 min

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Portland, ME, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from South Bend to Portland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Bend to Portland via South Bend, In, Newark, Nj, Newark Penn Station, Boston, MA, and Boston, Ma in around 22 h 21 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Portland via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Portland
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Portland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Portland via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Portland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Portland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from South Bend to Portland via Detroit, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Portland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Portland via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Portland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Portland
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Portland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Portland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
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
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from South Bend Amtrak to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
20 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $360
Room
$500 - $700
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 Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Newark Penn Station to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
boltbus.com

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