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There are 3 daily trains from South Bend to Holland. Traveling by train from South Bend to Holland usually takes around 13 hours and 46 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 13 hours and 24 minutes.
|Distance||77 mi (124 km)|
|Fastest train||13h 24m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
Which train should you take from South Bend to Holland?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects South Bend to Holland. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 3 Amtrak trains from South Bend to Holland every day, as well as 3 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €49.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from South Bend to Holland during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train 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, train 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.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.
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 train journey from South Bend to Holland?
The distance between South Bend and Holland is approximately 77 miles, or 124 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 13 hours and 46 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 13 hours and 24 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains departing from South Bend to Holland tend to have the most passengers on Wednesday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Wednesday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Sunday as the least number of people tend to travel then.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs South Bend at 07:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 09:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from South Bend to Holland?
There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Holland to 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.
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Holland is on Lake Macatawa's shore and is an ideal city for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. The city is known for its rich Dutch heritage, as it organizes the internationally acclaimed Tulip Time Festival. With the picturesque countryside vibe, Holland features windmill gardens and sandy beaches near Lake Michigan, and you can see tulips in spring at the Tulip Time Festival. Near Lake Michigan, you can see the Big Red Lighthouse, that's popular among tourists. You can see deer and migratory birds in Holland State Park for wildlife and bird watching.
Known for its beautiful beaches and lakes, Holland features beachfront hotels and restaurants that you will enjoy. The city is known for its breweries, distilleries, and wineries that create craft beers, artisan spirits, and wine, like the New Holland Brewing Company. Aside from the Tulip Time Festival, Holland is known for annual events like the Memorial Day Parade and St. Patrick's Day Parade.
It is easy to visit Holland by train from over a hundred cities, with routes provided by Amtrak. If you'd prefer the bus, Tornado Bus and El Expreso Bus both have frequent trips to the city. MAX Transit offers public transportation services in Holland.
Where is the train station in South Bend?
Main departure station: 2702 W Washington St
The South Bend Amtrak Station opened more than 50 years ago. In 1970, the Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad constructed the station, and South Shore Line was the main rail provider until 1992. Located in the cultural hub of "Michiana," the station is near the Notre Dame University campus. Today, the South Bend Station is served by Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited and Capitol Limited lines, connecting South Bend with New York City, Boston, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. The practical one-story concrete block station is painted a vivid, deep blue. Passengers can wait for trains on the spacious porch beside the tracks. A small shelter is also accessible on the adjacent platform.
All train stations in South Bend:
2702 W Washington St
Where is the train station in Holland?
Main arrival station: 171 Lincoln Ave
Holland has one train station.
Train stations in Holland:
171 Lincoln Ave
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