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There are 7 ways to get from South Bend to Tuscaloosa by plane, car, train 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 Columbus Golden Triangle Regional, drive  •  8h 22m

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional (GTR) SBN - GTR
  2. Drive from Columbus Golden Triangle Regional to Tuscaloosa

$366 - $1,724

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Bus  •  25h

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL
  2. Take the bus from Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il to Birmingham, Al
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Tuscaloosa, Al

$115 - $267

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Fly South Bend to Birmingham, train  •  9h 9m

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Birmingham (BHM) SBN - BHM
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station

$307 - $1,467

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Birmingham, train  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Birmingham (BHM) ORD - BHM
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station

$226 - $445

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Birmingham, train  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Birmingham (BHM) MDW - BHM
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station

$236 - $544

Train  •  29h 20m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station

$198 - $558

Drive  •  11h 42m

  1. Drive from South Bend to Tuscaloosa 677.6 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Tuscaloosa is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Tuscaloosa is to fly and drive which costs $360 - $1,800 and takes 8h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Tuscaloosa. However, there are services departing from South Bend, IN and arriving at Tuscaloosa, Al via Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il and Birmingham, Al. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h.

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No, there is no direct train from South Bend station to Tuscaloosa station. However, there are services departing from South Bend Amtrak Station and arriving at Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 20m.

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The distance between South Bend and Tuscaloosa is 593 miles. The road distance is 677.6 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Tuscaloosa without a car is to bus which takes 25h and costs $110 - $270.

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It takes approximately 8h 22m to get from South Bend to Tuscaloosa, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from South Bend to Tuscaloosa is to bus which takes 25h and costs $110 - $270. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $190 - $600 and takes 29h 20m.

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Map of how to get from South Bend to Tuscaloosa.
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  • Distance: 593.3 miles
  • Duration: 8h 22m

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Tuscaloosa, AL, USA?

You can take a bus from South Bend to Tuscaloosa via Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL, Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il, and Birmingham, Al in around 25h. Alternatively, you can take a train from South Bend to Tuscaloosa via Chicago Union Station and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal in around 29h 20m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from South Bend to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Flights from South Bend to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,000
Flights from South Bend to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Birmingham via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from South Bend to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
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 Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
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
Train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
19h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
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 Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Tuscaloosa, Al
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 42m and has one stopover.

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South Bend to Tuscaloosa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Tuscaloosa, Al station.

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Tuscaloosa is 1h behind South Bend. It is currently 12:20 PM in South Bend and 11:20 AM in Tuscaloosa.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Tuscaloosa is 678 miles. It takes approximately 11h 42m to drive from South Bend to Tuscaloosa.

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Delta offers flights from South Bend Airport to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional Airport.

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Book your South Bend to Tuscaloosa train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Tuscaloosa. Prices start at $64 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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