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

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Bus via Danville, IL  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Danville, IL 1401
  2. Take the bus from Danville, IL to Galesburg (Amtrak) 1401

$63 - $95

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Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Galesburg Amtrak 1401 / ...

$45 - $80

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Train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Hoosier State / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Galesburg Amtrak Southwest Chief / ...

$76 - $188

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Galesburg 258.4 miles

$25 - $40

Fly to Peoria, bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Peoria (PIA) IND - PIA
  2. Take the bus from Peoria, IL to Galesburg Amtrak

$177 - $813

Fly to Moline, bus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Moline (MLI) IND - MLI
  2. Take the bus from Moline, IL to Galesburg Amtrak

$208 - $988

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Indianapolis, IN and arriving at Galesburg Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Indianapolis to Galesburg. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis Amtrak and arriving at Galesburg Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 33 min.

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The distance between Indianapolis and Galesburg is 238 miles. The road distance is 258.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Galesburg without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Indianapolis to Galesburg, including transfers.

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Indianapolis to Galesburg bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Indianapolis, IN station.

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

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Galesburg is to bus which takes 5 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 33 min.

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There is no direct flight from Indianapolis Airport to Peoria Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 3 min and has one stopover.

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Indianapolis to Galesburg bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Galesburg Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from Indianapolis to Galesburg.
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  • Distance: 237.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and Galesburg, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Indianapolis to Galesburg via Danville, IL in around 5 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Indianapolis to Galesburg via Chicago Union Station in around 8 h 33 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Peoria via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Indianapolis to Peoria via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Peoria via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Moline via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Moline via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to Moline via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Indianapolis to Peoria via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Moline via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Indianapolis to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
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 Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Chicago Union Station to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
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 Galesburg (Amtrak)
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Peoria, IL to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Moline, IL to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Indianapolis to Galesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Moline to Galesburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Galesburg is 1 h behind Indianapolis. It is currently 1:15 AM in Indianapolis and 12:15 AM in Galesburg.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Indianapolis to Galesburg is 258 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to drive from Indianapolis to Galesburg.

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

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There are eight+ hotels available in Galesburg. Prices start at $100 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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