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There are 8 ways to get from Grand Rapids to Indianapolis Airport (IND) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Grand Rapids  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Indianapolis (IND) GRR - IND

$170 - $950

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo, MI 8465
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo, MI to Indianapolis, IN Detroit

$34 - $65

6 alternative options

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Indianapolis (IND) ORD - IND

$106 - $306

Train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Indianapolis (IND) MDW - IND

$121 - $355

Bus, bus to Detroit, fly  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Lansing, Mi
  2. Take the bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW McNamara Terminal
  3. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Indianapolis (IND) DTW - IND

$247 - $466

Bus  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago, IL 1482-33 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Indianapolis, IN

$50 - $81

Train  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Chicago Union Station Pere Marquette
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station Hoosier State / ...

$81 - $193

Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Grand Rapids to Indianapolis Airport (IND) 298.6 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Rapids to Indianapolis Airport (IND) is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Rapids to Indianapolis Airport (IND) is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 4 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grand Rapids to Indianapolis Airport (IND). However, there are services departing from Grand Rapids, MI and arriving at Indianapolis Airport via Kalamazoo, MI and Dtc-A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 52 min.

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The distance between Grand Rapids and Indianapolis Airport (IND) is 228 miles. The road distance is 298.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Rapids to Indianapolis Airport (IND) without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and bus which takes 8 h 52 min and costs $30 - $70.

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Grand Rapids to Indianapolis Airport (IND), including transfers.

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Grand Rapids to Indianapolis Airport (IND) bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Grand Rapids, MI station.

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The best way to get from Grand Rapids to Indianapolis Airport (IND) is to fly which takes 5 h 20 min and costs $170 - $950. Alternatively, you can Amtrak Thruway and bus, which costs $30 - $70 and takes 8 h 52 min, you could also train, which costs $80 - $200 and takes 11 h 16 min.

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There is no direct flight from Grand Rapids Airport to Indianapolis Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Grand Rapids to Indianapolis Airport (IND) bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at Indianapolis, IN station.

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Map of how to get from Grand Rapids to Indianapolis Airport (IND).
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  • Distance: 228.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

What companies run services between Grand Rapids, MI, USA and Indianapolis Airport (IND), USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Grand Rapids to Indianapolis Airport (IND) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grand Rapids to Indianapolis Airport (IND) via Kalamazoo, MI, Indianapolis, IN, and Dtc-A in around 8 h 52 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Grand Rapids to Indianapolis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Grand Rapids to Indianapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Detroit to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Detroit to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from East Lansing Marriott to DTW McNamara Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
michiganflyer.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo, MI
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Rapids to Indianapolis Airport (IND) is 299 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to drive from Grand Rapids to Indianapolis Airport (IND).

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American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Grand Rapids Airport to Indianapolis Airport.

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