There are 5 ways to get from Austin to Indianapolis by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Indianapolis (IND) AUS - IND

$153 - $606

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Megabus, bus  •  25 h

  1. Take the Megabus from Austin, Tx to Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East
  2. Take the bus from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East to Memphis
  3. Take the bus from Memphis, TN to Indianapolis, IN

$122 - $222

3 alternative options

Bus  •  25 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx 836 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Louisville, Ky
  3. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak

$132 - $306

Train, bus  •  30 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak Texas Eagle
  2. Take the bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Indianapolis, IN 1401 / ...

$180 - $472

Drive  •  17 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Indianapolis 1100.3 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Austin to Indianapolis. However, there are services departing from Austin, Tx and arriving at Indianapolis, IN via Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East, American Way Transit Center and Memphis, TN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h.

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The distance between Austin and Indianapolis is 932 miles. The road distance is 1100.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Austin to Indianapolis without a car is to Megabus and bus which takes 25 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Austin to Indianapolis, including transfers.

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Austin to Indianapolis bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Austin, Tx station.

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The best way to get from Austin to Indianapolis is to fly which takes 4 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can Megabus and bus, which costs and takes 25 h.

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The quickest flight from Austin Airport to Indianapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 16 min.

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Austin to Indianapolis bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at Indianapolis, IN station.

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Indianapolis is 1 h ahead of Austin. It is currently 7:16 AM in Austin and 8:16 AM in Indianapolis.

Yes, the driving distance between Austin to Indianapolis is 1100 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 39 min to drive from Austin to Indianapolis.

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Map of how to get from Austin to Indianapolis.
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  • Distance: 931.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

What companies run services between Austin, TX, USA and Indianapolis, IN, USA?

Allegiant Air, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Austin to Indianapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to Indianapolis via Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East, Memphis, American Way Transit Center, Airways Transit Center, and Memphis, TN in around 25 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Austin Amtrak to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$250 - $370
Business Coach Seat
$300 - $420
Room
$550 - $800
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
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megabus.com
Bus from Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East to Memphis
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
megabus.com
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Memphis, TN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
hoosierride.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Louisville, Ky
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$150 - $210
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bloomington-Normal, IL to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
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Allegiant Air, Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Austin Airport to Indianapolis Airport.

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The best way to get from Austin to Austin Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 28 min and costs .

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