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There are 8 ways to get from Germantown to Indiana by bus, subway, plane, train or car

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Line 100 bus, subway to Reagan Washington, fly to Indianapolis  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Indianapolis (IND) DCA - IND

$109 - $264

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Bus  •  16h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Frederick to Pittsburgh "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh to Indianapolis "Greyhound"

$70 - $113

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Line 100 bus, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Indianapolis  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Indianapolis (IND) IAD - IND

$147 - $292

Bus to Baltimore, fly to Indianapolis  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the bus from SHADY GROVE & station to BWI SOUTHWEST AIRLINES eb
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Indianapolis (IND) BWI - IND

$125 - $201

Subway to Reagan Washington, fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) DCA - MDW
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to East Chicago

$175 - $1,170

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Chicago Midway (MDW) IAD - MDW
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to East Chicago

$193 - $2,378

Train  •  20h 11m

  1. Take the train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington Marc
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Indianapolis Cardinal

$79 - $116

Drive  •  9h 22m

  1. Drive from Germantown to Indianapolis 563.9 miles

$55 - $80

Germantown to Indiana by bus and train

The journey time between Germantown and Indiana is around 17h 45m and covers a distance of around 601 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 17h 45m. Operated by Montgomery County MD Ride On, Maryland Transit and Greyhound USA, the Germantown to Indiana service departs from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B and arrives in Indianapolis. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
17h 45m
Fastest journey time:
17h 45m
Journey distance:
601 miles
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
$70
Carbon emissions:
119 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
17:30
Last service departs at:
17:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Germantown to Indiana bus and train schedules

Germantown → Indiana
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The cheapest way to get from Germantown to Indiana is to drive which costs $55 - $80 and takes 9h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Germantown to Indiana is to line 100 bus and subway and fly which costs $100 - $270 and takes 4h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Germantown to Indiana. However, there are services departing from GERMANTOWN MARC eb and arriving at Indianapolis via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 11m.

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The distance between Germantown and Indiana is 482 miles. The road distance is 563.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Germantown to Indiana without a car is to bus which takes 16h 15m and costs $70 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from Germantown to Indiana, including transfers.

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Germantown to Indiana train services, operated by Maryland Transit, depart from GERMANTOWN MARC eb station.

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The best way to get from Germantown to Indiana is to bus which takes 16h 15m and costs $70 - $120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $75 - $120 and takes 20h 11m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Indianapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 41m.

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

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Map of how to get from Germantown to Indiana.
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  • Distance: 482.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 57m

What companies run services between Germantown, Montgomery County, MD, USA and Indiana, USA?

You can take a bus from Germantown to Indianapolis via Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East, SHADY GROVE & station, Monocacy Marc Station, MONOCACY MARC wb, FREDERICK MARC wb, Frederick, and Pittsburgh in around 16h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Germantown to Indianapolis via UNION STATION MARC Washington and Washington Union Station in around 20h 11m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Baltimore to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Flights from Washington Dulles to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Flights from Baltimore to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $320
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Washington Dulles to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Indianapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Baltimore to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
mysouthshoreline.com
Train from Van Buren St. to East Chicago
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
mysouthshoreline.com
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $7
More information at
Maryland Transit
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
18h 16m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$280 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Seat
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Montgomery County MD Ride On
Website
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from SHADY GROVE & station to BWI SOUTHWEST AIRLINES eb
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit
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 Frederick to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Pittsburgh to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $100

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Yes, the driving distance between Germantown to Indiana is 564 miles. It takes approximately 9h 22m to drive from Germantown to Indiana.

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Southwest Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Indianapolis Airport.

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