There are 6 ways to get from Indianapolis to Dallas by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Dallas  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Dallas (DAL) IND - DAL

$158 - $458

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  24 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Cincinnati, OH Detroit
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Dallas, Tx 1537

$108 - $261

4 alternative options

Fly to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) IND - DFW

$155 - $475

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  20 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Memphis, TN Indianapolis
  2. Take the bus from Memphis to Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East

$137 - $182

Bus, train  •  23 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Danville, IL
  2. Take the bus from Danville, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL
  3. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Dallas Union Station

$167 - $425

Drive  •  14 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Dallas 905.2 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Indianapolis to Dallas. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis, IN and arriving at Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East via Airways Transit Center and Memphis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 28 min.

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The distance between Indianapolis and Dallas is 768 miles. The road distance is 905.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Dallas without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Indianapolis to Dallas, including transfers.

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Indianapolis to Dallas bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, depart from Indianapolis, IN station.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Dallas is to fly which takes 4 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Indianapolis Airport to Dallas Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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Indianapolis to Dallas bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Dallas/Fort Worth Dart East station.

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Dallas is 1 h behind Indianapolis. It is currently 9:58 AM in Indianapolis and 8:58 AM in Dallas.

Yes, the driving distance between Indianapolis to Dallas is 905 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 35 min to drive from Indianapolis to Dallas.

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  • Distance: 768.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and Dallas, TX, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Indianapolis to Dallas every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Indianapolis to Dallas via Memphis, TN, Airways Transit Center, American Way Transit Center, and Memphis in around 20 h 28 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Dallas
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Dallas via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Dallas via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Dallas via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Dallas via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Dallas via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
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 Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Dallas Union Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Danville, IL
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Danville, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.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 Cincinnati, Oh to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $230

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Indianapolis Airport to Dallas Airport.

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There are 537+ hotels available in Dallas. Prices start at $67 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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