There are 10 ways to get from New York to Indiana by train, plane, subway, bus 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

Train to Newark, fly to Indianapolis  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Indianapolis (IND) EWR - IND

$119 - $671

Cheapest option

Bus Spring Tour Bus  •  15 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from New York City, NY to Cincinnati, OH - 419 E Court St
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to Indianapolis, IN Cincinnati

$77 - $105

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Fly Newark to South Bend  •  4 h 12 min

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

$187 - $464

Fly New York La Guardia to Indianapolis  •  5 h

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Indianapolis (IND) LGA - IND

$102 - $612

Train to New York JFK, fly to Indianapolis  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Indianapolis (IND) JFK - IND

$109 - $661

Train to Newark, fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Chicago Midway (MDW) EWR - MDW
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to East Chicago

$150 - $435

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) LGA - MDW
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to East Chicago

$143 - $546

Bus Indiana Travel Express  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Indianapolis, IN Indiana Travel

$98 - $102

Train  •  22 h 30 min

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

$120 - $370

Drive  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Drive from New York to Indianapolis 713 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Indiana is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Indiana is to fly which costs $180 - $470 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Indiana. However, there are services departing from New York City, NY and arriving at Indianapolis, IN via Cincinnati, OH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York 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 30 min.

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The distance between New York and Indiana is 643 miles. The road distance is 713 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Indiana without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 34 min and costs $98 - $102.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from New York to Indiana, including transfers.

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New York to Indiana bus services, operated by Spring Tour Bus, depart from New York City, NY station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Indiana.
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  • Distance: 643.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Indiana, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from New York to South Bend every 4 hours. Alternatively, Indiana Travel Express operates a bus from New York to Indianapolis once daily. Tickets cost $80 and the journey takes 11 h 25 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 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 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.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
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
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 New York Penn Station to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Bus operators
Indiana Travel Express
Bus from New York, NY to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Spring Tour Bus
Phone
+1 917-288-6888 / (513) 658-8886
Email
cs@springtourbus.com
Website
springtourbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY to Cincinnati, OH - 419 E Court St
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
springtourbus.com
Book at
springtourbus.com
Sky Horse Bus
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Cincinnati, OH
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
skyhorsebus.com

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