There are 6 ways to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Indianapolis by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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Fly from Chicago Midway  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Indianapolis (IND) MDW - IND

$83 - $259

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Bus Megabus  •  5 h 7 min

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

$20 - $33

4 alternative options

Subway to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the subway from Midway to Harold Washington Library
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Indianapolis (IND) ORD - IND

$71 - $221

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  5 h 18 min

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

$39 - $62

Train  •  6 h 30 min

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

$42 - $104

Drive  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Indianapolis 182.5 miles

$17 - $26

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The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Indianapolis is 163 miles. The road distance is 182.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Indianapolis without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Indianapolis, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Indianapolis is to fly which takes 1 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 7 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Indianapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Indianapolis is 1 h ahead of Chicago Midway Airport (MDW). It is currently 6:49 PM in Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and 7:49 PM in Indianapolis.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Indianapolis is 183 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Indianapolis.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Indianapolis Airport.

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There are 239+ hotels available in Indianapolis. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Indianapolis.
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  • Distance: 163.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

What companies run services between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), USA and Indianapolis, IN, USA?

Southwest Airlines flies from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Indianapolis twice daily. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Indianapolis twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $29 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
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 Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
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
Bus operators

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