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There are 9 ways to get from Indiana to Boston by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Indianapolis to Boston  •  4h 6m

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

$114 - $368

Cheapest option

Bus Indiana Travel Express  •  17h 35m

  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

$99 - $102

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Fly Chicago Midway to Boston  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Boston (BOS) MDW - BOS

$117 - $419

Airport SuperSaver to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Boston  •  4h 40m

  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

Fly Chicago Midway to Manchester, I-93  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Manchester (MHT) MDW - MHT
  2. Take the I-93 from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston, MA

$188 - $522

Fly Chicago Midway to Providence, train  •  6h 30m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Providence (PVD) MDW - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station

$134 - $525

Bus Greyhound USA  •  24h 36m

  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 City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny

$105 - $270

Train  •  26h 27m

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

$172 - $522

Drive  •  15h 46m

  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 bus which costs $98 - $103 and takes 17h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Indiana to Boston is to fly which costs $110 - $370 and takes 4h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Indiana to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis, IN and arriving at Boston, MA - South Station via Richmond, IN, Dayton Trotwood, Oh and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Indiana station to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis Amtrak Station and arriving at Boston South Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 27m.

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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 17h 35m and costs $98 - $103.

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It takes approximately 4h 6m 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, arrive at Indianapolis Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Indiana to Boston is to fly which takes 4h 6m and costs $110 - $370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $98 - $103 and takes 17h 35m, you could also train, which costs $170 - $550 and takes 26h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Indiana to Boston.
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  • Distance: 800.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 6m

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

Delta, Southwest Airlines 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 17h 35m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Providence
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manchester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Chicago Midway to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
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
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21h 59m
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
Bus operators
Airport SuperSaver
Bus from Highland, IN to Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
airportsupersaver.com
Book at
airportsupersaver.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Highland, IN to Chicago O'Hare Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
tickets.airportsupersaver.com
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com
Indiana Travel Express
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55
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
5h
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
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Book at
baronsbus.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 Dayton Trotwood, Oh to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
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
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from Indianapolis Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 13m.

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Indiana to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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Indiana to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Indiana to Boston is 941 miles. It takes approximately 15h 46m to drive from Indiana to Boston.

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

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There are 746+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Indiana to Indianapolis Airport is to line 8 bus which takes 39m and costs $2.

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