There are 7 ways to get from Baltimore to Indianapolis by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly from Baltimore  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Indianapolis (IND) BWI - IND

$124 - $374

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Bus  •  14 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Pittsburgh, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Richmond, IN
  4. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN

$83 - $184

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Train to Reagan Washington, fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Indianapolis (IND) DCA - IND

$141 - $394

Train, subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Indianapolis (IND) IAD - IND

$137 - $441

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Indianapolis (IND) PHL - IND

$268 - $916

Train  •  19 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Cardinal

$100 - $300

Drive  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Baltimore to Indianapolis 576.9 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Baltimore to Indianapolis. However, there are services departing from Baltimore Downtown, Md and arriving at Indianapolis, IN via Pittsburgh, Pa, Columbus, OH and Richmond, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Baltimore Penn Station station and arriving at Indianapolis Amtrak. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 19 h 45 min.

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The distance between Baltimore and Indianapolis is 513 miles. The road distance is 576.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Indianapolis without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Baltimore to Indianapolis, including transfers.

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Baltimore to Indianapolis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Baltimore Downtown, Md station.

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Baltimore to Indianapolis train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Baltimore Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Indianapolis is to fly which takes 4 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 58 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 19 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Indianapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Baltimore to Indianapolis bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Indianapolis, IN station.

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Map of how to get from Baltimore to Indianapolis.
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  • Distance: 512.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

What companies run services between Baltimore, MD, USA and Indianapolis, IN, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Baltimore to Indianapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Baltimore to Indianapolis via Pittsburgh, Pa, Columbus, Oh, Columbus, OH, and Richmond, IN in around 14 h 58 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baltimore to Indianapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Washington Dulles to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baltimore to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Washington Dulles to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Washington Dulles to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Baltimore to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Room
$430 - $600
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.com

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Baltimore to Indianapolis train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Indianapolis Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Baltimore to Indianapolis is 577 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 49 min to drive from Baltimore to Indianapolis.

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United Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Baltimore Airport to Indianapolis Airport.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Baltimore Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs .

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