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 51 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Indianapolis (IND) MSP - IND

$144 - $375

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  13 h 5 min

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

$55 - $84

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  14 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Lafayette
  3. Take the bus from Lafayette, IN to Indianapolis, IN

$82 - $179

Train  •  15 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak Hoosier State / ...

$107 - $283

Drive  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Indianapolis 592.1 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Indianapolis is to bus which costs $55 - $85 and takes 13 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Indianapolis is to fly which costs $140 - $380 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Indianapolis is 514 miles. The road distance is 592.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Minneapolis to Indianapolis, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Indianapolis. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis via Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Indianapolis is 592 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 52 min to drive from Minneapolis to Indianapolis.

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Minneapolis to Indianapolis bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Chicago station.

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Indianapolis.
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  • Distance: 513.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

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

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Minneapolis to Indianapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Indianapolis via Chicago in around 13 h 5 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 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 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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
$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
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
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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