There are 7 ways to get from Indianapolis to Niagara Falls by plane, train, bus, night bus 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 Buffalo  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Buffalo (BUF) IND - BUF

$166 - $451

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Bus  •  14 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to University of Cincinnati
  2. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati, OH to Buffalo, NY Cinncinati,OH-Buffalo

$54 - $119

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Fly to Toronto, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Toronto (YYZ) IND - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$192 - $552

Bus, night bus  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, IN
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Columbus, OH
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
  4. Take the night bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny

$73 - $165

Bus, Thru-Bus  •  17 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Ann Arbor, MI
  2. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Hamilton, ON
  3. Take the Thru-Bus from Hamilton, ON to Niagara Falls, ON

$77 - $181

Train  •  18 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station

$137 - $378

Drive  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Niagara Falls 523 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Indianapolis to Niagara Falls is to fly which costs $160 - $460 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Indianapolis to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis, IN and arriving at Rainbow Blvd & 1st St via Richmond, IN, Columbus, Oh, Cleveland, Oh and Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Indianapolis to Niagara Falls station. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis Amtrak and arriving at Niagara Falls Station via Chicago Union Station and Buffalo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 51 min.

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The distance between Indianapolis and Niagara Falls is 436 miles. The road distance is 523 miles.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 12 h 44 min and costs $70 - $170.

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It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to get from Indianapolis to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Niagara Falls is to fly which takes 6 h 45 min and costs $160 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $120 and takes 14 h 33 min, you could also train, which costs $130 - $380 and takes 18 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Indianapolis to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 436 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 45 min

What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and Niagara Falls, NY, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Indianapolis to Niagara Falls hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Indianapolis to Niagara Falls via University of Cincinnati, University of Cincinnati, OH, Buffalo, NY, and Ellicott St & MTC in around 14 h 33 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Indianapolis to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Indianapolis to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Indianapolis to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Indianapolis to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Indianapolis to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $750
Flights from Indianapolis to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Indianapolis to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Indianapolis to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Indianapolis to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$25 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$35 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$65 - $90
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 Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from University of Cincinnati, OH to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Night bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Megabus
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Hamilton, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
Bus from Hamilton, ON to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$10 - $15
Online Fare
$11 - $24
Standard Fare
$18 - $27
Refundable
$22 - $35
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Hamilton, ON to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Book at
megabus.ca

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There is no direct flight from Indianapolis Airport to Buffalo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Indianapolis to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Buffalo, Ny station.

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Indianapolis to Niagara Falls train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Niagara Falls Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Indianapolis to Niagara Falls is 523 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 51 min to drive from Indianapolis to Niagara Falls.

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

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There are 466+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $61 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 $2.

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