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There are 8 ways to get from South Bend to Saint Ignace by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  10h 36m

  1. Take the train from Niles Amtrak Station to East Lansing Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Clare
  3. Take the bus from Clare to St. Ignace, MI

$104 - $175

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12h 48m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Kalamazoo, MI
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids, MI
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to St. Ignace

$77 - $149

6 alternative options

Bus, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails  •  16h 18m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Battle Creek, MI Indianopolis
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Battle Creek to St. Ignace, MI

Drive  •  6h 11m

  1. Drive from South Bend to Saint Ignace 360.9 miles

$35 - $55

Fly South Bend to Pellston  •  7h 2m

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Pellston (PLN) SBN - PLN

$404 - $2,133

Fly South Bend to Sault Ste Marie, bus  •  7h 54m

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Sault Ste Marie (CIU) SBN - CIU
  2. Take the bus from Kinross to St. Ignace

$348 - $1,739

Fly South Bend to Traverse City, bus  •  8h 32m

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Traverse City (TVC) SBN - TVC
  2. Take the bus from Traverse City, MI to St. Ignace

$313 - $1,557

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Traverse City, bus  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Traverse City (TVC) ORD - TVC
  3. Take the bus from Traverse City, MI to St. Ignace

$203 - $671

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Saint Ignace is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Saint Ignace is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Saint Ignace. However, there are services departing from Notre Dame and arriving at St. Ignace via South Bend, IN, Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 48m.

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The distance between South Bend and Saint Ignace is 301 miles. The road distance is 360.9 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Saint Ignace without a car is to train and bus which takes 10h 36m and costs $100 - $180.

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It takes approximately 10h 36m to get from South Bend to Saint Ignace, including transfers.

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South Bend to Saint Ignace 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 Saint Ignace is to bus which takes 12h 48m and costs $75 - $150. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $400 - $2,200 and takes 7h 2m.

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Pellston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 52m and has one stopover.

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South Bend to Saint Ignace bus services, operated by Indian Trails, arrive at St. Ignace station.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Saint Ignace.
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  • Distance: 300.5 miles
  • Duration: 10h 36m

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Saint Ignace, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from South Bend to Saint Ignace via South Bend, IN - Airport, South Bend, IN, Kalamazoo, and Grand Rapids in around 12h 48m. Alternatively, Delta flies from South Bend to Saint Ignace 3 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Pellston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,100
Flights from South Bend to Pellston via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,500
Flights from South Bend to Sault Ste Marie via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from South Bend to Sault Ste Marie via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from South Bend to Traverse City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from South Bend to Traverse City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from South Bend to Traverse City via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Traverse City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Niles Amtrak Station to East Lansing Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $230
Train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$19 - $24
Business Seat
$44
Bedroom
$180 - $210
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to Clare
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Clare to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $55
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Kinross to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Traverse City, MI to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Kalamazoo, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Battle Creek, MI
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Book at
hoosierride.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Battle Creek to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Saint Ignace is 361 miles. It takes approximately 6h 11m to drive from South Bend to Saint Ignace.

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Delta offers flights from South Bend Airport to Pellston Airport.

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There are 78+ hotels available in Saint Ignace. Prices start at $70 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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