There are 5 ways to get from Indianapolis to University of South Carolina by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Columbia (CAE) IND - CAE

$237 - $1,133

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Bus Megabus  •  16 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Columbia, SC

$91 - $123

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  20 h 17 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 Columbia, Sc

$105 - $219

Train  •  29 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Columbia Amtrak Silver Star

$176 - $490

Drive  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to University of South Carolina 625.5 miles

$60 - $90

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No, there is no direct train from Indianapolis to University of South Carolina. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis Amtrak and arriving at Columbia Amtrak via Alexandria Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 41 min.

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The distance between Indianapolis and University of South Carolina is 492 miles. The road distance is 625.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to University of South Carolina without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Indianapolis to University of South Carolina, including transfers.

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Indianapolis to University of South Carolina train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Indianapolis Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to University of South Carolina is to fly which takes 5 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16 h 3 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 29 h 41 min.

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

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Indianapolis to University of South Carolina train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Columbia Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Indianapolis to University of South Carolina is 625 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 26 min to drive from Indianapolis to University of South Carolina.

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

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  • Distance: 492 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and University of South Carolina, SC, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Indianapolis to University of South Carolina every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Indianapolis to University of South Carolina via Marta Civic Center Station - Nb, Atlanta GA, and Columbia, SC in around 16 h 3 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbia via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Indianapolis to Columbia via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
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 Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $280
Room
$410 - $600
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Columbia Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta GA to Columbia, SC
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
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
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 Columbia, Sc
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$100 - $140

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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 .

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