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

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Recommended option

Fly to Pittsburgh  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Pittsburgh (PIT) IND - PIT

$227 - $397

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 12 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 Charleston, Wv

$52 - $108

3 alternative options

Fly to Reagan Washington, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Reagan Washington (DCA) IND - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Martinsburg Caperton Transportation Center

$107 - $294

Train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak Cardinal

$55 - $150

Drive  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Charleston 306.5 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis to West Virginia is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Indianapolis to West Virginia is to fly which costs $220 - $400 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Indianapolis to West Virginia. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis, IN and arriving at Charleston, Wv via Richmond, IN and Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Indianapolis Amtrak and arriving at Charleston Amtrak. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 22 min.

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The distance between Indianapolis and West Virginia is 300 miles. The road distance is 306.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to West Virginia without a car is to train which takes 8 h 22 min and costs $55 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Indianapolis to West Virginia, including transfers.

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Indianapolis to West Virginia bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from Indianapolis, IN station.

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Indianapolis to West Virginia train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Indianapolis Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to West Virginia is to fly which takes 3 h 8 min and costs $220 - $400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $150 and takes 8 h 22 min, you could also bus, which costs $50 - $110 and takes 9 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Indianapolis Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 6 min.

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Indianapolis to West Virginia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Charleston, Wv station.

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Map of how to get from Indianapolis to West Virginia.
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  • Distance: 300.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and West Virginia, USA?

OneJet flies from Indianapolis to Weirton Heights once daily. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Indianapolis to Charleston 4 times a week. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 8 h 22 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Indianapolis to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
OneJet
Website
onejet.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Reagan Washington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $450
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 Washington Union Station to Martinsburg Caperton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $360
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
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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 Charleston, Wv
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55

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