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

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

Recommended option

Fly to Roanoke  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Roanoke (ROA) IND - ROA

$243 - $1,206

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Louisville, KY
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Nashville, Tn
  3. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Roanoke, Va

$80 - $197

3 alternative options

Fly to Lewisburg, drive  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Lewisburg (LWB) IND - LWB
  2. Drive from Lewisburg to Roanoke

$189 - $914

Train, bus  •  18 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Roanoke, Va 1511 / ...

$108 - $290

Drive  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Roanoke 489.1 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis to Roanoke is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Indianapolis to Roanoke is to fly which costs $240 - $1,300 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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The distance between Indianapolis and Roanoke is 380 miles. The road distance is 489.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Indianapolis to Roanoke, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Indianapolis to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis, IN and arriving at Roanoke, Va via Louisville, Ky and Nashville, Tn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 23 min.

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What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and Roanoke, VA, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Indianapolis to Roanoke hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Indianapolis to Roanoke via Louisville, KY, Louisville, Ky, and Nashville, Tn in around 17 h 23 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to Roanoke via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to Lewisburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to Lewisburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to Roanoke via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to Roanoke via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Roanoke via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Roanoke via St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
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 Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$360 - $550
Bus operators
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 Louisville, Ky to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45

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