There are 6 ways to get from Joliet to Indianapolis by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train, Megabus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Joliet to LaSalle Street Ri
  2. Take the Megabus from Chicago to Indianapolis

$21 - $32

5 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL to Indianapolis, IN 0356 / ...

$42 - $57

Train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Joliet to LaSalle Street Ri
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak Hoosier State / ...

$43 - $103

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Joliet to Indianapolis 191 miles

$18 - $27

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Joliet to LaSalle Street
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Indianapolis (IND) ORD - IND

$72 - $220

Train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Joliet to LaSalle Street
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Indianapolis (IND) MDW - IND

$87 - $269

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Joliet to Indianapolis is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Joliet to Indianapolis is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The distance between Joliet and Indianapolis is 159 miles. The road distance is 191 miles.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Joliet to Indianapolis. However, there are services departing from Scott St & Van Buren St and arriving at Indianapolis, IN via Herion Way at Wheeler, Pace Harvey Transportation Center and Chicago 95th & Dan R, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Joliet to Indianapolis. However, there are services departing from Joliet and arriving at Indianapolis Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Joliet, IL, USA and Indianapolis, IN, USA?

Hoosier Ride operates a bus from Joliet to Indianapolis twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Joliet to Indianapolis via LaSalle Street and Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Joliet to LaSalle Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
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
Bus operators

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