There are 6 ways to get from DeKalb to Indianapolis by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Megabus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Dekalb to Chicago, Il 4566 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis

$31 - $58

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Bus Hoosier Ride  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Dekalb to Chicago, Il 4566 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN Chicago

$50 - $87

Bus, train  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Dekalb to Naperville Rt59
  2. Take the train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak

$57 - $130

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from DeKalb to Indianapolis 240.9 miles

$23 - $35

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Dekalb to Chicago, Il
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Indianapolis (IND) ORD - IND

$82 - $246

Bus, train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Dekalb to Naperville Rt59
  2. Take the train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station
  3. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Indianapolis (IND) MDW - IND

$101 - $296

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from DeKalb to Indianapolis. However, there are services departing from Dekalb and arriving at Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis via Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 42 min.

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The distance between DeKalb and Indianapolis is 203 miles. The road distance is 240.9 miles.

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The best way to get from DeKalb to Indianapolis without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from DeKalb to Indianapolis, including transfers.

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DeKalb to Indianapolis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Dekalb station.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Indianapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 58 min.

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DeKalb to Indianapolis bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis station.

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Indianapolis is 1 h ahead of DeKalb. It is currently 7:29 AM in DeKalb and 8:29 AM in Indianapolis.

Yes, the driving distance between DeKalb to Indianapolis is 241 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to drive from DeKalb 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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  • Distance: 202.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 42 min

What companies run services between DeKalb, IL, USA and Indianapolis, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from DeKalb to Indianapolis via Chicago, Il and Chicago in around 6 h 42 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
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
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.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.

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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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dekalb to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Dekalb to Naperville Rt59
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Megabus

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