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

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Bus Megabus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to University of Cincinnati
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky 1109 / ...

$54 - $93

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Bus Barons Bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Cincinnati, OH Detroit
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky 1109 / ...

$59 - $99

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Louisville, KY Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Lexington, KY Evansville / ...

$82 - $104

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Lexington 195.1 miles

$19 - $28

Fly from Indianapolis  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Lexington (LEX) IND - LEX

$202 - $992

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Chicago
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Lexington (LEX) ORD - LEX

$221 - $674

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The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis to Lexington is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Indianapolis to Lexington is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Indianapolis and Lexington is 153 miles. The road distance is 195.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Lexington without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 28 min and costs $50 - $95.

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It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Indianapolis to Lexington, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Lexington is to bus which takes 5 h 28 min and costs $50 - $95. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $200 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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There is no direct flight from Indianapolis Airport to Lexington Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Indianapolis to Lexington is 195 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to drive from Indianapolis to Lexington.

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

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There are 76+ hotels available in Lexington. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Indianapolis to Lexington.
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  • Distance: 153.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 28 min

What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and Lexington, KY, USA?

You can take a bus from Indianapolis to Lexington via University of Cincinnati, Jefferson Ave & University Ave, Government Square Area D, Cincinnati, Oh, and Lexington, Ky in around 5 h 28 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Indianapolis to Lexington hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to University of Cincinnati
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
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megabus.com
Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Chicago
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Book at
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 Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Lexington, KY
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Book at
hoosierride.com

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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 $2.

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