There are 8 ways to get from New York to Indianapolis by plane, train, 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

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  5 h 3 min

  1. LGA - IND

$102 - $612

Cheapest option

Bus Spring Tour Bus  •  15 h 33 min

  1. Schedules 0014 and 0015

$77 - $105

6 alternative options

Fly from New York JFK  •  4 h 59 min

  1. JFK - IND

$108 - $663

Fly from Newark  •  4 h 46 min

  1. EWR - IND

$107 - $663

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5 h 54 min

  1. PHL - IND

$268 - $913

Bus Indiana Travel Express  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Indiana Travel

$98 - $102

Train  •  22 h 30 min

  1. Cardinal

$120 - $370

Drive  •  12 h 2 min

  1. 713 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The distance between New York and Indianapolis is 1037 km. The road distance is 1141 km.

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

The quickest way to get from New York to Indianapolis is to fly which takes 4 h 46 min and costs $100 - $700.

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

No, there is no direct bus from New York to Indianapolis. 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 33 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from New York to Indianapolis, including transfers.

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

Delta, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from New York to Indianapolis hourly. 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
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak
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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