There are 4 ways to get from Indianapolis to Phoenix by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Phoenix (PHX) IND - PHX

$164 - $854

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Bus  •  39 h

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Champaign, IL 1401 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Phoenix, Az 1351 / ...

$182 - $445

Train, bus  •  41 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Flagstaff Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Flagstaff, Az to Phoenix, Az

$271 - $798

Drive  •  27 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Phoenix 1756 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis to Phoenix is to drive which costs $170 - $250 and takes 27 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Indianapolis to Phoenix is to fly which costs $160 - $900 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Indianapolis to Phoenix. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis, IN and arriving at Phoenix, Az via Champaign, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h.

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The distance between Indianapolis and Phoenix is 1505 miles. The road distance is 1756 miles.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Phoenix without a car is to bus which takes 39 h and costs $180 - $450.

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Indianapolis to Phoenix, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Phoenix is to fly which takes 6 h 14 min and costs $160 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $180 - $450 and takes 39 h.

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The quickest flight from Indianapolis Airport to Phoenix Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 43 min.

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Indianapolis to Phoenix bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Phoenix, Az station.

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Map of how to get from Indianapolis to Phoenix.
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  • Distance: 1504.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 14 min

What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and Phoenix, AZ, USA?

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Indianapolis to Phoenix hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Indianapolis to Phoenix via Champaign, IL and Champaign, Il in around 39 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to Phoenix via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to Phoenix via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Indianapolis to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $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 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 Flagstaff Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$450 - $650
Room
$800 - $1,100
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
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
Bus from Indianapolis to Champaign-Urbana
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.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 Champaign, Il to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
36 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$150 - $260
Flexible
$300 - $400
Bus from Flagstaff, Az to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Phoenix is 2 h behind Indianapolis. It is currently 3:18 PM in Indianapolis and 12:18 PM in Phoenix.

Yes, the driving distance between Indianapolis to Phoenix is 1756 miles. It takes approximately 27 h 18 min to drive from Indianapolis to Phoenix.

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

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There are 789+ hotels available in Phoenix. Prices start at $56 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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