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Kalamazoo - South Bend Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Kalamazoo to South Bend. Traveling by bus from Kalamazoo to South Bend usually takes around 2 hours and 15 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance55 mi (88 km)
Shortest duration2h 15m
Cheapest price$36.82
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceMiller Transportation
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Kalamazoo to South Bend

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Khushi

May 22, 2022- Business

Miller Transportation

Pros: When I got down on South bend station, it was late evening and there were no people around. The driver waited 3-4 minutes extra till my uber arrived, to make sure I was safe! I appreciate the gesture. One of the co-passenger was using bad words while talking to someone on phone. The driver told him to not use bad words at all. I think its good! Cons: I also have one small bad experience. At the station I inquired about my bus to south bend and came to the correct bus (actually there was only one bus and the lady at the information desk had pointed to this exact bus!). People have warned me of avoiding strangers at Kalamazoo downtown as it is not a safe place in general and in addition to it, I was travelling at late evening. There's not driver in the bus. One person with mask comes walking near the bus and asks me, " Are you going to Chicago?" I responded, "No". He asks, "where are you going?". As I am not sure if he is a random stranger trying to trick me or the driver of the bus, because he is wearing a jacket and I don't see ID card or miller transport logo on his clothes. I asked him, " are you the driver of this bus?". He gets offended and starts scolding me, " Am I going to respond to my questions or you're going to ask me the questions? If you do not answer my questions, I am going to leave you at the station as I depart from here." I am still suspicious if this is the driver or a stranger trying to play smart! The driver could have just responded in "yes" to my question if he was the driver and I would have happily answered all his questions. If drivers will do this kind of behavior, some new traveler like me would not be able to differentiate between the driver and a con man/cheater and might get tricked. Although the driver did 2 good actions (described in previous section) during my journey, I always felt that he was doing good behavior to cover up for his initial bad behavior. Tips: Its nice and affordable.

What bus companies travel from Kalamazoo to South Bend?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Kalamazoo to South Bend. Miller Transportation is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Miller Transportation12h 15m$36.82
  • Book Miller Transportation from Kalamazoo to South Bend from $37. There are 1 Miller Transportation schedules from Kalamazoo to South Bend and you can expect on average to pay for a Miller Transportation ticket to South Bend. In Kalamazoo, Miller Transportation departs to South Bend from 459 North Burdick Street and no other station. In South Bend, Miller Transportation arrives at 100 West South St. and no other station.

    An average trip on Miller Transportation from Kalamazoo to South Bend takes 2 hours and 15 minutes .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 88 kilometers from Kalamazoo to South Bend. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"Travel trends tend to vary greatly for bus trips from Kalamazoo to South Bend."

There is usually only one bus per day from Kalamazoo to South Bend. It leaves the station in Kalamazoo at 1:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

There is usually only one bus per day from Kalamazoo to South Bend. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Kalamazoo to South Bend; ticket prices start at $57.28.

City Information

Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo, MI - KAL-0

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As an eclectic college town in Michigan, Kalamazoo is a vibrant city full of attractions and fun things to do. When visiting the town, don't miss the famous Kalamazoo Valley Museum, where you'll find history, technology, and science exhibitions. The star of the museum is a 2300-year-old mummy, along with other artifacts from ancient Egypt. Another great destination is the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, which features exhibitions of local up-and-rising artists. With its rolling hills and lush landscape, Kalamazoo Nature Center is an excellent choice for a nature walk or even a ride if you bring your bike on the bus or train.

Once you've worked up an appetite, prepare to enjoy Kalamazoo's dining scene. True to its name, Rustica boasts a homely vibe with its fantastic selection of cured meats and homemade cheese and an impressive selection of European wines. In addition, Principle Food and Drink's comfort food and creative cocktails are delicious options right in downtown.

Kalamazoo is a stop on Amtrak's Blue Water and Wolverine lines and is also connected via bus service to cities including Indianapolis, Chicago, Ann Arbor, and Milwaukee. Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport offers daily flights in and out of the area.

South Bend

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South Bend is quite a small city in Indiana, but this town offers plenty of beautiful landmarks and outdoor activities that will keep you captivated. When visiting South Bend, don't miss the Century Center, which not only hosts some of the best exhibitions in town but also boasts a great view towards the nearby St Joseph River, making it a particularly photogenic spot. The North/South Continental Divide is one particular point of interest, just a bit further down the US 20 bypass. Immerse yourself in nature at Shiojiri Niwa, a Japanese garden with more than twenty different large plants.

Though a small town, South Bend still has plenty of great dining options on its plate. For the best locally sourced burgers and a killer view of the river, check out Oaken Bucket Restaurant. If you can splurge a little bit, LaSalle Grill offers some of the finest dishes in town!

South Bend is a convenient location to reach from anywhere in the Midwest, with several bus stations in the city and Amtrak service stopping at a station close to downtown. In addition, South Bend International Airport is very close to the city and offers flights to domestic and international destinations.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Kalamazoo?

459 North Burdick Street -{"city":"Kalamazoo","country":"US","postal":"49007","state":"MI","street1":"459 North Burdick Street"} - KALAMT-0

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Main departure station: 459 North Burdick Street

The Kalamazoo Transportation Center on North Burdick Street includes several modern facilities surrounding the historic 1887 Romanesque train station. The central train station's Art Deco lobby maintains rich wood furnishings and cathedral ceilings for a vintage atmosphere, while it is still an active station for Amtrak's Blue Water and Wolverine lines. Facilities include restrooms, vending machines, and a snack shop. Outside, arched covered walkways serve as boarding areas for local transit, Greyhound, FlixBus, Miller Transportation, Trailways, and Indian Trails. The transportation center is only a few blocks north of Kalamazoo's Central Business District, and a handful of restaurants and bars are within a short walk.

All bus stations in Kalamazoo:

  • 459 North Burdick Street

Where does the bus arrive in South Bend?

Main arrival station: 100 West South St.

All buses from Kalamazoo arrive at one main station in South Bend.

Bus stations in South Bend:

  • 100 West South St.

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