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Buses from Michigan City to South Bend

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Michigan City - South Bend Bus Timetable

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Michigan City to South Bend. Traveling by bus from Michigan City to South Bend usually takes around 11 hours and 15 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance33 mi (54 km)
Shortest duration11h 15m
Cheapest price€39.92
Most frequent serviceBarons Bus Lines
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What bus companies travel from Michigan City to South Bend?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Michigan City to South Bend. Barons Bus Lines is the only company to provides bus transportation available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Barons Bus Lines111h 15m€47.19
  • Barons Bus Lines

    Barons Bus Lines

    Book Barons Bus Lines from Michigan City to South Bend from €40. There are 1 Barons Bus Lines schedules from Michigan City to South Bend and you can expect on average to pay for a Barons Bus Lines ticket to South Bend. In Michigan City, Barons Bus Lines departs to South Bend from 4073 Franklin St and no other station. In South Bend, Barons Bus Lines arrives at 100 W S St and no other station.

    An average trip on Barons Bus Lines from Michigan City to South Bend takes 11 hours and 15 minutes .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Michigan City to South Bend during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 11 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 54 kilometers from Michigan City to South Bend. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

"With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Michigan City?

There is usually only one bus per day from Michigan City to South Bend. It leaves the station in Michigan City at 13:00 each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many bus trips to South Bend are there per day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Michigan City to South Bend. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

City Information

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 Michigan City?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Michigan City.

All bus stations in Michigan City:

  • 4073 Franklin St

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