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

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Bus  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Merrillville, IN Louisville / ...

$82 - $109

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Train  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Dyer Amtrak Cardinal / ...

$108 - $178

Drive  •  2h 37m

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Portage 157.7 miles

$15 - $23

Fly to Chicago Midway, Airport SuperSaver  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Chicago Midway (MDW) IND - MDW
  2. Take the Airport SuperSaver from Chicago Midway Airport to Portage, IN

$98 - $291

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, Airport SuperSaver  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) IND - ORD
  2. Take the Airport SuperSaver from Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Portage, IN

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The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis to Portage is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Indianapolis to Portage is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 37m.

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The distance between Indianapolis and Portage is 137 miles. The road distance is 157.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Portage without a car is to bus which takes 2h 54m and costs $80 - $110.

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It takes approximately 2h 54m to get from Indianapolis to Portage, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Portage is to bus which takes 2h 54m and costs $80 - $110. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $180 and takes 3h 59m.

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The quickest flight from Indianapolis Airport to Chicago Midway Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Portage is 1h behind Indianapolis. It is currently 10:09 PM in Indianapolis and 9:09 PM in Portage.

Yes, the driving distance between Indianapolis to Portage is 158 miles. It takes approximately 2h 37m to drive from Indianapolis to Portage.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Indianapolis Airport to Chicago Midway Airport.

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Map of how to get from Indianapolis to Portage.
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  • Distance: 136.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 54m

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

Hoosier Ride operates a bus from Indianapolis to Portage twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 35m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Indianapolis to Portage once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 3h 28m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
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 Dyer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago Midway Airport to Portage, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Schedules at
airportsupersaver.com
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Airport SuperSaver
Bus from Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Portage, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
airportsupersaver.com
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There are 50+ hotels available in Portage. Prices start at $51 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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