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

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

Fly  •  3 h 52 min

  1. MSP - IND

$144 - $375

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  13 h

  1. via Chicago

$47 - $84

3 alternative options

Bus  •  14 h 46 min

$82 - $179

Train  •  15 h 10 min

  1. Empire Builder
  2. Hoosier State / ...

$107 - $283

Drive  •  9 h 52 min

  1. 592.1 miles

$55 - $85

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

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Indianapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Indianapolis via Chicago in around 13 h.

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 37 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 32 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 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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 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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Bus from Chicago, Il to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Minneapolis and Indianapolis is 822 km. The road distance is 947 km.

The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Indianapolis is to bus and Megabus which costs $45 - $85 and takes 13 h.

The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Indianapolis is to fly which takes 3 h 52 min and costs $140 - $380.

No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Indianapolis. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Indianapolis via Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h.

It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Minneapolis to Indianapolis, including transfers.