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Journey Information

There are 2 daily buses from Harrisburg to South Bend. Traveling by bus from Harrisburg to South Bend usually takes around 17 hours and 53 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 14 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance498 mi (801 km)
Shortest duration14h 55m
Cheapest price€106.41
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Harrisburg to South Bend?

There is one bus company that operates from Harrisburg to South Bend. Greyhound is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound217h 53m€96.03
  • Greyhound


    Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 2 bus trips from Harrisburg to South Bend every day, with the average journey taking around 17 hours and 53 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to South Bend usually start from €84.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Harrisburg 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 usually takes around 17 hours and 53 minutes to cover the 498 miles (801 kilometers) from Harrisburg, PA to South Bend, IN. However, the fastest bus only takes 14 hours and 55 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Harrisburg?

The first bus leaves at 20:00 and the last bus leaves at 21:00. To see the times for all buses from Harrisburg to South Bend, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Harrisburg to South Bend. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Harrisburg to South Bend; ticket prices start at €80.84.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Harrisburg?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Harrisburg.

Where does the bus arrive in South Bend?

Arrival stations

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

Need a return trip from South Bend to Harrisburg?

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