There are 5 ways to get from Indianapolis to Charleston Amtrak by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Charleston (CHS) IND - CHS

$165 - $608

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Bus  •  20 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Charleston Atlanta

$96 - $137

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Bus via Savannah, Ga  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Savannah, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC

$105 - $177

Train  •  28 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak Palmetto / ...

$176 - $490

Drive  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Charleston Amtrak 726.7 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Indianapolis to Charleston Amtrak. However, there are services departing from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis and arriving at Rivers Ave / Durant Ave via Peachtree St Ne @ Ivan Allen Jr Blvd, Atlanta, Ga, Savannah, GA, Dorchester Rd / South Allen Dr and N. Charleston SuperStop on Rivers Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Indianapolis to Charleston Amtrak. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis Amtrak and arriving at Charleston Amtrak via Alexandria Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 7 min.

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The distance between Indianapolis and Charleston Amtrak is 590 miles. The road distance is 726.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Charleston Amtrak without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Indianapolis to Charleston Amtrak, including transfers.

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Indianapolis to Charleston Amtrak bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis station.

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

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Charleston Amtrak is to fly which takes 4 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 40 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 28 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Indianapolis Airport to Charleston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 36 min.

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Indianapolis to Charleston Amtrak bus services, operated by South Eastern Stages, arrive at Charleston, SC station.

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Map of how to get from Indianapolis to Charleston Amtrak.
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  • Distance: 590 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and Charleston Amtrak, SC, USA?

Allegiant Air, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Indianapolis to Charleston Amtrak every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Indianapolis to Charleston Amtrak via Marta Civic Center Station - Nb, Peachtree St Ne @ Ivan Allen Jr Blvd, Peachtree St Ne @ Edgewood Ave Se, Atlanta, Ga, Savannah, Ga, Savannah, GA, Charleston, SC, Dorchester Rd / South Allen Dr, N. Charleston SuperStop on Cosgrove Ave, N. Charleston SuperStop on Rivers Ave, and Rivers Ave / Durant Ave in around 19 h 40 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Charleston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $280
Room
$410 - $600
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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megabus.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 Atlanta, Ga to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Charleston
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Indianapolis to Charleston Amtrak is 727 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 7 min to drive from Indianapolis to Charleston Amtrak.

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Allegiant Air, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Indianapolis Airport to Charleston Airport.

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There are 332+ hotels available in Charleston Amtrak. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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

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