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

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Fly Indianapolis to Boston  •  4h 10m

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

$99 - $508

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Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Boston  •  5h 7m

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

$121 - $798

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Boston  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from East Chicago to Van Buren St.
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Boston (BOS) ORD - BOS

$111 - $389

Fly Chicago Midway to Manchester, bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Manchester (MHT) MDW - MHT
  2. Take the bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses

$317 - $1,311

Bus  •  17h 34m

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

$99 - $102

Bus via Cincinnati  •  20h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Cincinnati, OH
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to New York, NY
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston South Buses

$122 - $163

Train  •  26h 32m

  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 / ...

$132 - $264

Drive  •  15h 46m

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Boston 941.9 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 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Indiana to Boston is to fly which costs $95 - $550 and takes 4h 10m.

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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 32m.

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The distance between Indiana and Boston is 800 miles. The road distance is 941.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Indiana to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 17h 34m and costs $98 - $103.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Indiana to Boston, including transfers.

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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 4h 10m and costs $95 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $98 - $103 and takes 17h 34m, you could also train, which costs $130 - $270 and takes 26h 32m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Indiana to Boston.
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  • Distance: 800.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 10m

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 34m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manchester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
mysouthshoreline.com
Train from East Chicago to Van Buren St.
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
mysouthshoreline.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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21h 59m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$200 - $290
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
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 South Buses
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from Cincinnati, OH to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Schedules at
gotobus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70

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Yes, the driving distance between Indiana to Boston is 942 miles. It takes approximately 15h 46m to drive from Indiana to Boston.

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

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There are 809+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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

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