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

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Fly Indianapolis to Boston  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Boston (BOS) IND - BOS

$114 - $368

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  24 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, IN
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH
  3. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to New York, Ny
  4. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma

$105 - $270

6 alternative options

Airport SuperSaver to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Boston  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the Airport SuperSaver from Highland, IN to Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Boston (BOS) ORD - BOS

$105 - $303

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Boston  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from East Chicago to Van Buren St.
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Boston (BOS) MDW - BOS

$127 - $429

Fly Chicago Midway to Manchester, bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Manchester (MHT) MDW - MHT
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma

$192 - $539

Bus Indiana Travel Express  •  17 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to New York, NY Indiana Travel
  2. Take the bus from New York to Boston, MA New York

$124 - $127

Train  •  26 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to New York Penn Station Cardinal
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$247 - $702

Drive  •  15 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Boston 941.3 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Indiana to Boston is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 15 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Indiana to Boston is to fly which costs $110 - $370 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Indiana to Boston. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis, IN and arriving at Boston, Ma via Richmond, IN, Dayton Trotwood, Oh and New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Indiana to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis Amtrak and arriving at Boston South Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 43 min.

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The distance between Indiana and Boston is 800 miles. The road distance is 941.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Indiana to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 4 min and costs $123 - $128.

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Indiana to Boston, including transfers.

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Indiana to Boston bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from Indianapolis, IN station.

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Indiana to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Indianapolis Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Indiana to Boston is to fly which takes 4 h 11 min and costs $110 - $370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $123 - $128 and takes 17 h 4 min, you could also train, which costs $240 - $700 and takes 26 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from Indianapolis Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Indiana to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Boston, Ma station.

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Map of how to get from Indiana to Boston.
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  • Distance: 800.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

What companies run services between Indiana, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Indianapolis to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Indianapolis to Boston via Indianapolis, IN, New York, NY, and New York in around 17 h 4 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manchester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from East Chicago to Van Buren St.
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
nictd.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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Bus operators
Airport SuperSaver
Bus from Highland, IN to Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
airportsupersaver.com
Book at
airportsupersaver.com
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 Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Indiana Travel Express
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from New York to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Book at
baronsbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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