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There are 8 ways to get from South Carolina to South Bend by bus, plane, train 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.

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Bus to Charlotte, fly to South Bend  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the bus from White Street Park and Ride to Johnson & Wales Way & 4th St
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to South Bend (SBN) CLT - SBN

$248 - $1,226

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Bus  •  23h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Florence, SC to Columbia, SC
  2. Take the bus from Columbia, Sc to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to South Bend, IN

$99 - $239

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Fly Greenville/Spartanburg to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) GSP - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to South Bend Amtrak Station

$206 - $657

Fly Charlotte to Fort Wayne, bus  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Fort Wayne (FWA) CLT - FWA
  2. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to South Bend, IN

$338 - $1,277

Fly Charleston to Chicago Midway, train  •  7h 38m

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

$204 - $670

Bus via Elkhart, IN  •  24h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Florence, SC to Columbia, SC
  2. Take the bus from Columbia, Sc to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Elkhart, IN

$139 - $258

Train  •  24h 49m

  1. Take the train from Florence Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station Palmetto / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to South Bend Amtrak Station Capitol Limited

$161 - $453

Drive  •  14h 27m

  1. Drive from Florence to South Bend 821.2 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from South Carolina to South Bend is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 14h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from South Carolina to South Bend is to bus and fly which costs $240 - $1,300 and takes 5h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Carolina to South Bend. However, there are services departing from Florence, SC and arriving at South Bend, IN via Columbia, Sc and Columbus, OH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from South Carolina station to South Bend station. However, there are services departing from Florence Amtrak Station and arriving at South Bend Amtrak Station via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 49m.

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The distance between South Carolina and South Bend is 641 miles. The road distance is 821.2 miles.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to South Bend without a car is to bus which takes 23h 15m and costs $95 - $240.

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It takes approximately 5h 25m to get from South Carolina to South Bend, including transfers.

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South Carolina to South Bend bus services, operated by South Eastern Stages, depart from Florence, SC station.

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

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The best way to get from South Carolina to South Bend is to bus which takes 23h 15m and costs $95 - $240. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $160 - $460 and takes 24h 49m.

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Map of how to get from South Carolina to South Bend.
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  • Distance: 640.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 25m

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

You can take a bus from Florence to South Bend via Columbia, SC, Columbia, Sc, Columbus, Oh, and Columbus, OH in around 23h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to South Bend via Washington Union Station in around 24h 49m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to Fort Wayne via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,300
Flights from Charlotte to Fort Wayne via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,300
Flights from Charleston to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to South Bend
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Charlotte to Fort Wayne
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charleston to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Charleston to Chicago Midway via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Charleston to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
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 Chicago Union Station to South Bend Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
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 Florence Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Washington Union Station to South Bend Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
15h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Room
$400 - $600
Bus operators
Charlotte Area Transit System
Phone
+1 704-336-7433
Email
telltransit@charlottenc.gov
Website
charlottenc.gov
Bus from White Street Park and Ride to Johnson & Wales Way & 4th St
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
charlottenc.gov
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to South Bend, IN
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to South Bend, IN
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Book at
baronsbus.com
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Ft Wayne, IN to South Bend, IN
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to South Bend, IN
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Elkhart, IN
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
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 Columbia, Sc to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$100 - $140

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to South Bend Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 58m.

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South Carolina to South Bend bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at South Bend, IN station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between South Carolina to South Bend is 821 miles. It takes approximately 14h 27m to drive from South Carolina to South Bend.

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

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There are 191+ hotels available in South Bend. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Greenville/Spartanburg Airport is to taxi which takes 18m and costs $35 - $45.

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