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South Bend-Cleveland Train Timetable
There are 3 daily trains from South Bend to Cleveland. Traveling by train from South Bend to Cleveland usually takes around 5 hours and 19 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Capitol Limited train can make the trip in 4 hours and 36 minutes.
|Distance||236 mi (380 km)|
|Fastest train||4h 36m|
|Trains per day||3|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Lake Shore Limited|
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Which train should you take from South Bend to Cleveland?
2 train services operate from South Bend, Indiana to Cleveland, Ohio. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from South Bend to Cleveland 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.
In addition, federal law requires all train 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 train.
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 Cleveland?
The distance between South Bend and Cleveland is approximately 236 miles, or 380 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 19 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 36 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 from South Bend to Cleveland are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs South Bend at 21:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. 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 Cleveland?
There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from South Bend to Cleveland.
Where is the train station in South Bend?
There is one train station in South Bend.
Where is the train station in Cleveland?
Cleveland has one train station.
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