There are 5 ways to get from Indianapolis to Charlottesville by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Charlottesville  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Charlottesville (CHO) IND - CHO

$222 - $992

Cheapest option

Fly to Washington Dulles  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Washington Dulles (IAD) IND - IAD

$67 - $272

3 alternative options

Fly to Reagan Washington, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Reagan Washington (DCA) IND - DCA
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak

Train  •  15 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak Cardinal

$85 - $250

Drive  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Charlottesville 556.9 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis to Charlottesville is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Indianapolis to Charlottesville is to fly which costs $220 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The distance between Indianapolis and Charlottesville is 433 miles. The road distance is 556.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Indianapolis to Charlottesville, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Indianapolis Amtrak and arriving at Charlottesville Amtrak. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 15 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Indianapolis to Charlottesville.
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  • Distance: 432.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 23 min

What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and Charlottesville, VA, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Indianapolis to Charlottesville hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Indianapolis to Charlottesville 4 times a week. Tickets cost $85 - $250 and the journey takes 15 h 11 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Charlottesville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Charlottesville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Charlottesville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Charlottesville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Charlottesville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Charlottesville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Indianapolis to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Charlottesville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Indianapolis to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Indianapolis to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$360 - $550

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