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

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 South Bend to Salina  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Salina (SLN) SBN - SLN

$283 - $1,331

Cheapest option

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Salina  •  6 h 15 min

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

$182 - $779

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Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Manhattan, taxi  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Manhattan (MHK) ORD - MHK
  3. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Salina

$340 - $933

Fly South Bend to Wichita, drive  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Wichita (ICT) SBN - ICT
  2. Drive from Wichita to Salina

$280 - $1,329

Train, taxi  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Newton Amtrak
  3. Take a taxi from Newton Amtrak to Salina

$248 - $488

Bus, train, taxi  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Newton Amtrak
  3. Take a taxi from Newton Amtrak to Salina

$235 - $463

Bus, taxi  •  24 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Junction City
  3. Take a taxi from Junction City to Salina

$193 - $372

Drive  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Salina 784.6 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Salina is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 12 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Salina is to train and fly which costs $180 - $800 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between South Bend and Salina is 634 miles. The road distance is 784.6 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Salina without a car is to train and taxi which takes 15 h 43 min and costs $240 - $490.

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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from South Bend to Salina, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Salina Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Salina is 1 h behind South Bend. It is currently 8:33 PM in South Bend and 7:33 PM in Salina.

Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Salina is 785 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 30 min to drive from South Bend to Salina.

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United Airlines offers flights from South Bend Airport to Salina Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Salina. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Salina.
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  • Distance: 633.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 38 min

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Salina, KS, USA?

United Airlines flies from South Bend to Salina twice daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Salina via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Salina
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from South Bend to Wichita via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Wichita via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Wichita via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Wichita via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Wichita via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Wichita via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
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 Chicago Union Station to Newton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$380 - $550
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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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
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 Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Junction City
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Salina
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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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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