There are 7 ways to get from Michigan City 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, bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Ssl
  2. 0356 / ...

$42 - $62

Cheapest option

Train, Megabus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Ssl

$30 - $42

5 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Ssl
  2. Hoosier State / ...

$52 - $113

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. 174.7 miles

$17 - $25

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  5 h 36 min

  1. ORD - IND

$79 - $227

Train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  5 h 14 min

  1. MDW - IND

$94 - $276

Train to South Bend, fly  •  6 h 5 min

  1. SBN - IND

$209 - $1,110

What companies run services between Michigan City, IN, USA and Indianapolis, IN, USA?

You can take a train from Michigan City to Indianapolis via Van Buren St., Michigan & Van Buren, Clinton & Jackson, and Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 7 h 41 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from South Bend to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from South Bend to Indianapolis via Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
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
Flights from South Bend to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from South Bend to Indianapolis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from South Bend to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
53 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
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from 11th St. to Gary Metro Center
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from 11th St. to Millennium Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from 11th St. to Van Buren St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from 11th St. to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
Amtrak
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Michigan City and Indianapolis is 224 km. The road distance is 280 km.

The cheapest way to get from Michigan City to Indianapolis is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 2 h 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Michigan City to Indianapolis is to drive which takes 2 h 54 min and costs $17 - $25.

It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Michigan City to Indianapolis, including transfers.