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There are 7 ways to get from Indianapolis to Maine by plane, bus, 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.

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Fly to Bangor  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Bangor (BGR) IND - BGR

$281 - $1,313

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  27h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, IN
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH
  3. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to New York, Ny
  4. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny
  5. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME

$122 - $313

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Fly to Portland  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Portland (PWM) IND - PWM

$193 - $955

Bus Indiana Travel Express  •  21h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York to Boston, MA
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME

$124 - $145

Train, bus  •  29h 52m

  1. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME

$197 - $565

Train  •  31h 36m

  1. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station
  3. Take the train from Boston North Station to Portland Amtrak Station

$217 - $579

Drive  •  17h 28m

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Portland 1044.4 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis to Maine is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 17h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Indianapolis to Maine is to fly which costs $280 - $1,400 and takes 6h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Indianapolis to Maine. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis, IN and arriving at Congress St + Hampshire St via Richmond, IN, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Boston, MA - South Station and Congress St + Valley St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 54m.

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The distance between Indianapolis and Maine is 972 miles. The road distance is 1044.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Maine without a car is to bus which takes 21h 7m and costs $120 - $150.

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It takes approximately 6h 4m to get from Indianapolis to Maine, including transfers.

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Indianapolis to Maine bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from Indianapolis, IN station.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Maine is to fly which takes 6h 4m and costs $280 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $150 and takes 21h 7m, you could also train, which costs $210 - $600 and takes 31h 36m.

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There is no direct flight from Indianapolis Airport to Bangor Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 20m and has one stopover.

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Indianapolis to Maine bus services, operated by Concord Coach Lines, arrive at Portland, ME station.

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Map of how to get from Indianapolis to Maine.
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  • Distance: 972.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 4m

What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and Maine, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Indianapolis to Bangor hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Indianapolis to Portland via Indianapolis, IN, New York, NY, New York, Boston, MA, Boston, MA - South Station, and Portland Transportation Center in around 21h 7m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Bangor via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Indianapolis to Bangor via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Indianapolis to Bangor via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Indianapolis to Bangor via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Indianapolis to Bangor via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Indianapolis to Portland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Portland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Portland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Bangor via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Indianapolis to Portland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Portland via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Portland via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Bangor via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Indianapolis to Bangor via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Indianapolis to Portland via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Portland via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21h 59m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h
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 Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
21h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Boston North Station to Portland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
Bus operators
Indiana Travel Express
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from New York to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Concord Coach Lines
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Book at
baronsbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Indianapolis to Maine is 1044 miles. It takes approximately 17h 28m to drive from Indianapolis to Maine.

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

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There are six+ hotels available in Maine. 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 39m and costs $2.

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