There are 10 ways to get from New Jersey to Indiana by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly Newark to Indianapolis  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Indianapolis (IND) EWR - IND

$102 - $654

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  20 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Richmond, IN
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN

$90 - $210

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Fly Newark to South Bend  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to South Bend (SBN) EWR - SBN

$170 - $447

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Indianapolis  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 9th Street
  2. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Indianapolis (IND) LGA - IND

$105 - $615

Fly Newark to Chicago Midway, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Chicago Midway (MDW) EWR - MDW
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to East Chicago

$133 - $418

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Indianapolis  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Indianapolis (IND) JFK - IND

$112 - $664

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Indianapolis  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Indianapolis (IND) PHL - IND

$211 - $749

Bus SkyHorse / Jaguar  •  17 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Cincinnati, OH
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to Indianapolis, IN Cincinnati

$94 - $114

Train  •  22 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Cardinal

$120 - $360

Drive  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Indianapolis 703.6 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to Indiana. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Indianapolis, IN via Dayton Trotwood, OH and Richmond, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station station and arriving at Indianapolis Amtrak. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 22 h 10 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Indiana is 625 miles. The road distance is 703.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Indiana without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from New Jersey to Indiana, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Indiana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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New Jersey to Indiana train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Indiana is to fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 19 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 22 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Indianapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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New Jersey to Indiana bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Indianapolis, IN station.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Indiana.
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  • Distance: 624.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Indiana, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Elizabeth to Indianapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to Indianapolis via Journal Square Transportation Center, Journal Square, 9th Street, W 4 St, East Broadway, New York, NY, and Cincinnati, OH in around 17 h 19 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to South Bend
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Train operators
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 9th Street
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Van Buren St. to East Chicago
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
nictd.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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 Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Newark Penn Station to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $360
Room
$500 - $700
Bus operators
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Cincinnati, OH
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Cincinnati, OH to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark, Nj to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170

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New Jersey to Indiana train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Indianapolis Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Indiana is 704 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 50 min to drive from New Jersey to Indiana.

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

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Newark Airport is to line 62 bus which takes 12 min and costs .

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