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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...

$79 - $188

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Louis to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - Midway International Airport to Notre Dame

$56 - $89

6 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il 4808
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to South Bend, IN 0351

$57 - $112

Train via Notre Dame  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Millennium Station to South Bend Airport Ssl

$75 - $160

Drive  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to South Bend 364.7 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to South Bend  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to South Bend (SBN) STL - SBN

$232 - $1,217

Fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  5 h 47 min

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

$152 - $366

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6 h 17 min

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

$117 - $307

What companies run services between St. Louis, MO, USA and South Bend, IN, USA?

You can take a train from St. Louis to South Bend via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 8 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St. Louis to South Bend via Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il and Chicago in around 8 h 41 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from St. Louis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from St. Louis to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from St. Louis to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from St. Louis to South Bend via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from St. Louis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 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
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Millennium Station to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85

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Questions & Answers

The distance between St. Louis and South Bend is 477 km. The road distance is 584 km.

The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to South Bend is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from St. Louis to South Bend is to fly which takes 5 h 37 min and costs $230 - $1,300.

No, there is no direct train from St. Louis to South Bend. However, there are services departing from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak and arriving at South Bend Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 9 min.

No, there is no direct bus from St. Louis to South Bend. However, there are services departing from St Louis, Mo and arriving at South Bend, IN via Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 41 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 9 min to get from St. Louis to South Bend, including transfers.