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

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Fly South Bend to Albany  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Albany (ALB) SBN - ALB

$234 - $1,133

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Train  •  13 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$100 - $290

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Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Albany  •  8 h 17 min

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

$194 - $407

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Albany  •  8 h 10 min

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

$204 - $596

Fly South Bend to Newark, train  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Newark (EWR) SBN - EWR
  2. Take the train from New York to Schenectady

$205 - $566

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Hartford, bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Hartford (BDL) MDW - BDL
  3. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny

$216 - $516

Bus  •  19 h 26 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 Schenectady, NY

$112 - $250

Drive  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Schenectady 715.2 miles

$70 - $110

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from South Bend Amtrak and arriving at Schenectady Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 48 min.

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The distance between South Bend and Schenectady is 638 miles. The road distance is 715.2 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Schenectady without a car is to train which takes 13 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 43 min to get from South Bend to Schenectady, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from South Bend to Schenectady is to fly which takes 7 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13 h 48 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 19 h 26 min.

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 49 min and has one stopover.

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South Bend to Schenectady train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Schenectady Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Schenectady is 715 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 1 min to drive from South Bend to Schenectady.

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

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  • Distance: 637.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 43 min

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Schenectady, NY, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from South Bend to Schenectady hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from South Bend to Schenectady twice daily. Tickets cost $100 - $290 and the journey takes 13 h 48 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Albany via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Hartford via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from South Bend to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from South Bend to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from South Bend to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from South Bend to Albany via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from South Bend to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Hartford via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
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 Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$70 - $100
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $180
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from South Bend, In to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Schenectady, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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