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

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Bus to Minneapolis, fly  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Indianapolis (IND) MSP - IND

$103 - $399

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Bus  •  17h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
  3. Take the bus from Chicago to Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis

$94 - $136

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Shuttle to Rochester, fly  •  8h 10m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Mankato, MN to Rochester - Airport
  2. Fly from Rochester (RST) to Indianapolis (IND) RST - IND

$98 - $484

Bus, train  •  17h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station

$123 - $184

Bus via Madison  •  18h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Madison 965
  3. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago Union Station
  4. Take the bus from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station

$150 - $201

Drive  •  10h 12m

  1. Drive from Mankato to Indianapolis 615.5 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Mankato to Indianapolis is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Mankato to Indianapolis is to bus and fly which costs $100 - $400 and takes 5h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mankato to Indianapolis. However, there are services departing from Mankato, MN and arriving at Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis via Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, Minneapolis, MN and Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 19m.

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The distance between Mankato and Indianapolis is 507 miles. The road distance is 615.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Mankato to Indianapolis without a car is to bus which takes 17h 19m and costs $90 - $140.

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It takes approximately 5h 28m to get from Mankato to Indianapolis, including transfers.

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Mankato to Indianapolis bus services, operated by Land to Air Express, depart from Mankato, MN station.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Indianapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 37m.

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Mankato to Indianapolis bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis station.

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Indianapolis is 1h ahead of Mankato. It is currently 2:27 AM in Mankato and 3:27 AM in Indianapolis.

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  • Distance: 507.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 28m

What companies run services between Mankato, MN, USA and Indianapolis, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from Mankato to Indianapolis via MSP Airport, Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, Minneapolis, MN, and Chicago in around 17h 19m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Minneapolis to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Rochester to Indianapolis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Rochester to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Rochester to Indianapolis via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Rochester to Indianapolis via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Rochester to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Rochester to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Rochester to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
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 St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Bus operators
Land to Air Express
Website
landtoairexpress.com
Bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
landtoairexpress.com
Shuttle from Mankato, MN to Rochester - Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $65
Schedules at
landtoairexpress.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Book at
megabus.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Madison
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Amtrak Thruway

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Mankato to Indianapolis is 615 miles. It takes approximately 10h 12m to drive from Mankato to Indianapolis.

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

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The best way to get from Mankato to Rochester Airport is to shuttle which takes 2h 45m and costs $11 - $65.

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