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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 51 min

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

$123 - $556

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  31 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin - San Jacinto/15Th to Grand Prairie
  2. Take the bus from Dallas/Forth Worth - Grand Prairie to Chicago
  3. Take the Megabus from Chicago to Indianapolis

$93 - $181

3 alternative options

Bus  •  25 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx 894
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Champaign, Il
  3. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Indianapolis, IN

$134 - $316

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

The cheapest way to get from Austin to Indianapolis is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 17 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to Indianapolis is to fly which costs $120 - $600 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Austin to Indianapolis, including transfers.

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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, Tx and Champaign, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 50 min.

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

Southwest Airlines, Frontier Airlines and four other airlines fly from Austin to Indianapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to Indianapolis via Dallas, Tx, Champaign, Il, and Champaign, IL in around 25 h 50 min.

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 Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
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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
Greyhound USA
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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
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Champaign, IL to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Champaign-Urbana to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
3 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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Austin - San Jacinto/15Th to Grand Prairie
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Dallas/Forth Worth - Grand Prairie to Chicago
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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