There are 5 ways to get from Indianapolis to Lexington by bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Megabus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to University of Cincinnati
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky 1179 / ...

$54 - $93

4 alternative options

Bus Barons Bus  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Cincinnati, OH Schedules 0014 and 0015
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky 1179 / ...

$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  •  7 h 26 min

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

$174 - $954

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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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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Indianapolis to Lexington, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Indianapolis to Lexington.
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  • Distance: 153.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 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 4 h 45 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Indianapolis to Lexington hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Bus operators
Megabus
Greyhound USA
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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
Every 30 minutes
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
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hoosierride.com

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