There are 5 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Indianapolis by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  2 h

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Indianapolis (IND) ORD - IND

$69 - $211

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Bus Megabus  •  5 h 17 min

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

$20 - $34

3 alternative options

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  5 h 42 min

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

$37 - $60

Train  •  6 h 48 min

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

$42 - $105

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Indianapolis 199.6 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Indianapolis is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Indianapolis is to fly which costs $65 - $220 and takes 2 h.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Indianapolis is 179 miles. The road distance is 199.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Indianapolis without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 17 min and costs $20 - $35.

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Indianapolis, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Indianapolis is to fly which takes 2 h and costs $65 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $20 - $35 and takes 5 h 17 min, you could also train, which costs $40 - $110 and takes 6 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Indianapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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Indianapolis is 1 h ahead of Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). It is currently 11:23 PM in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and 12:23 AM in Indianapolis.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Indianapolis is 200 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Indianapolis.

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Aer Lingus, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Indianapolis Airport.

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There are 243+ hotels available in Indianapolis. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 178.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and Indianapolis, IN, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Aer Lingus fly from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Indianapolis hourly. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 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 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
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
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