Directions from Charlotte to Indianapolis

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Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Indianapolis (IND) CLT - IND

$153 - $304

Cheapest option

Bus via Atlanta GA  •  17 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte to Atlanta GA
  2. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Indianapolis, IN

$76 - $102

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  18 h

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN

$80 - $188

Train  •  21 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak Crescent
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak Cardinal

$134 - $372

Drive  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Indianapolis 573.7 miles

$55 - $85

What companies run services between Charlotte, NC, USA and Indianapolis, IN, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Charlotte to Indianapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charlotte to Indianapolis via Atlanta GA and Marta Civic Center Station - Nb in around 17 h 16 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Room
$220 - $320
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$360 - $550
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Charlotte to Atlanta GA
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Charlotte, Nc to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Charlotte and Indianapolis is 689 km. The road distance is 918 km.

The cheapest way to get from Charlotte to Indianapolis is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Charlotte to Indianapolis is to fly which takes 4 h and costs $150 - $310.

No, there is no direct train from Charlotte to Indianapolis. However, there are services departing from Charlotte Amtrak and arriving at Indianapolis Amtrak via Charlottesville Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 41 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Charlotte to Indianapolis. However, there are services departing from Charlotte and arriving at Indianapolis, IN via Marta Civic Center Station - Nb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 16 min.

It takes approximately 4 h to get from Charlotte to Indianapolis, including transfers.