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There are 6 ways to get from Arlington Heights to Indianapolis by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Megabus  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis

$26 - $39

5 alternative options

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN Chicago

$43 - $65

Train  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station Hoosier State / ...

$46 - $107

Drive  •  3h 30m

  1. Drive from Arlington Heights to Indianapolis 208.1 miles

$20 - $30

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the train from Arlington Heights to Jefferson Park
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Indianapolis (IND) ORD - IND

$74 - $222

Train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Arlington Heights to Chicago OTC
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Indianapolis (IND) MDW - IND

$90 - $273

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The cheapest way to get from Arlington Heights to Indianapolis is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Arlington Heights to Indianapolis is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Arlington Heights to Indianapolis station. However, there are services departing from Arlington Heights and arriving at Indianapolis Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 53m.

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The distance between Arlington Heights and Indianapolis is 187 miles. The road distance is 208.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Arlington Heights to Indianapolis without a car is to bus which takes 5h 41m and costs $26 - $40.

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It takes approximately 5h 41m to get from Arlington Heights to Indianapolis, including transfers.

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Arlington Heights to Indianapolis train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Arlington Heights to Indianapolis is to bus which takes 5h 41m and costs $26 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $110 and takes 6h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Indianapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Indianapolis is 1h ahead of Arlington Heights. It is currently 7:06 AM in Arlington Heights and 8:06 AM in Indianapolis.

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  • Distance: 187.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 41m

What companies run services between Arlington Heights, IL, USA and Indianapolis, IN, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Arlington Heights to Indianapolis twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $29 and the journey takes 3h 25m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Arlington Heights to Indianapolis once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 4h 54m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Arlington Heights to Jefferson Park
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Arlington Heights to Chicago OTC
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators

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Arlington Heights to Indianapolis train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Indianapolis Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arlington Heights to Indianapolis is 208 miles. It takes approximately 3h 30m to drive from Arlington Heights to Indianapolis.

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Aer Lingus, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Indianapolis Airport.

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There are 269+ hotels available in Indianapolis. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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