There are 6 ways to get from Washington to South Bend by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly to South Bend  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to South Bend (SBN) DCA - SBN

$193 - $1,018

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Gary, In 1607
  2. Take the bus from Gary, IN to South Bend, IN 0351 / ...

$85 - $203

4 alternative options

Fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  6 h 23 min

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

$133 - $477

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6 h 36 min

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

$128 - $428

Train  •  15 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak Capitol Limited

$95 - $280

Drive  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Washington to South Bend 612.3 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to South Bend is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to South Bend is to fly which costs $190 - $1,100 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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The distance between Washington and South Bend is 525 miles. The road distance is 612.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Washington to South Bend, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to South Bend. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at South Bend, IN via Gary, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at South Bend Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 46 min.

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

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Washington to South Bend hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Washington to South Bend once daily. Tickets cost $95 - $280 and the journey takes 15 h 46 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to South Bend via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to South Bend via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 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 Washington Union Station Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 46 min
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

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