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

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Bus, fly  •  5 h 26 min

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

$168 - $409

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Bus Megabus  •  15 h 48 min

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

$81 - $124

3 alternative options

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  16 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Mankato to Albert Lea. MN
  2. Take the bus from Albert Lea, MN to Des Moines, IA 801 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Indianapolis, IN

$105 - $180

Bus, train  •  17 h 12 min

  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

$133 - $320

Drive  •  10 h 20 min

  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 10 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mankato to Indianapolis is to bus and fly which costs $160 - $410 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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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 Glumack Dr & Terminal 1/Lindbergh Upper, St Paul, MN and Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 48 min.

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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 15 h 48 min and costs $80 - $130.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min 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 1 h 27 min.

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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 1 h ahead of Mankato. It is currently 1:03 PM in Mankato and 2:03 PM in Indianapolis.

Map of how to get from Mankato to Indianapolis.
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  • Distance: 507.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

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

You can take a bus from Mankato to Indianapolis via MSP Airport, Glumack Dr & Terminal 1/Lindbergh Upper, Union Depot Station & Terminal, St Paul, MN, and Chicago in around 15 h 48 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $800
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 St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Chicago Union Station 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
Land to Air Express
Website
landtoairexpress.com
Bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
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Bus from Mankato to Albert Lea. MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $40
Schedules at
landtoairexpress.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from St Paul, MN to Chicago
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Book at
megabus.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Albert Lea, MN to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Burlington Trailways

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Yes, the driving distance between Mankato to Indianapolis is 616 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 20 min to drive from Mankato to Indianapolis.

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

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