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Washington DC to South Bend Flights
The Best DC Airports
Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.
Long-Term Parking Options
The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.
Public Transportation Choices
The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.
Places to Eat
Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.
Trips to South Bend
The South Bend Regional Airport, which is the second busiest airport in the state of Indiana, is located about three miles from the city's downtown area. Delta Connection, Allegiant Air and United Express offer cheap flights to South Bend, and reservations on available flights can be made online using Orbitz.com.
Transportation From the South Bend Regional Airport
City bus service is available from the airport terminal 24 hours a day and leaves for South Bend at 24 and 54 minutes after the hour. The fare is $1.00, and free transfers are available to allow you to continue to your destination anywhere within the city. Taxi service is provided as well, and the taxis are conveniently located outside the terminal entrance. For the 10-minute trip into the city's downtown area, the cab fare is about $15.
The Weather in South Bend
The weather in South Bend varies by the season. In the summer, the temperatures average in the high 70s to low 80s. In the winter, the temperatures drop into the teens. The area experiences high levels of precipitation, with 37 inches of rain and 67 inches of snow on average each year. Winter clothing should be extremely heavy, covering as much exposed skin as possible, while light clothing in the summer can help combat the high humidity.
Things to Do in South Bend
There are plenty of things to do in South Bend. Art lovers can visit the South Bend Museum of Art, which features works by regional artists, while those who appreciate classical music can enjoy a performance by the South Bend Symphony Orchestra. Anyone interested in sports can watch games played by the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the University of Notre Dame, which is located just north of the city. All that's needed is an air ticket, easily purchased by searching for cheap flights to South Bend on Orbitz.com.
Cheap flights from Washington DC to South Bend
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Cheapest weekend flights in June from Washington DC to South Bend
|Leave Fri, Jun 21||Washington DC (DCA)||South Bend (SBN)||United Airlines||$444|
|Return Mon, Jun 24||South Bend (SBN)||Washington DC (DCA)||United Airlines|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Washington DC to South Bend
|Leave Fri, Jun 28||Washington DC (IAD)||South Bend (SBN)||United Airlines||$424|
|Return Tue, Jul 9||South Bend (SBN)||Washington DC (IAD)||United Airlines|
Airports in Washington DC DC, US
Reagan Airport (DCA)
Distance from City Center: 3 miles
Dulles Airport (IAD)
Distance from City Center: 22.3 miles