There are 8 ways to get from Newark to Indianapolis by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly from Newark  •  4h 33m

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

$124 - $407

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Bus  •  16h 20m

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

$94 - $130

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Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the subway from 34 St - Penn Station to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Indianapolis (IND) LGA - IND

$138 - $447

Train, train to New York JFK, fly  •  5h 30m

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

$162 - $498

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Indianapolis (IND) PHL - IND

$176 - $787

Bus via Dayton  •  19h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1685 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Indianapolis Amtrak Station

Train  •  22h 10m

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

$95 - $140

Drive  •  11h 53m

  1. Drive from Newark to Indianapolis 703.6 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Indianapolis is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Indianapolis is to fly which costs $120 - $410 and takes 4h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Indianapolis station. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Indianapolis Amtrak Station via Dayton Trotwood, OH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 25m.

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

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The distance between Newark and Indianapolis is 639 miles. The road distance is 703.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Indianapolis without a car is to bus which takes 16h 20m and costs $90 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4h 33m to get from Newark to Indianapolis, including transfers.

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Newark to Indianapolis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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Newark to Indianapolis train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Newark Penn Station.

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What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Indianapolis, IN, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Newark to Indianapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to Indianapolis via New York Penn Station, 34 St - Herald Sq, East Broadway, New York, NY, and Cincinnati, OH in around 16h 20m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $30
Premium
$170 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Business Seat
$24 - $35
Train from Newark Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Newark Penn Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $290
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $55
Business Class Seat
$50 - $95
Train from Newark Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St - Penn Station to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
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
11h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Amtrak Thruway

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Cincinnati, OH to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
amtrak.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
16h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $100
Flexible
$100 - $160
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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The best way to get from Newark to Indianapolis is to fly which takes 4h 33m and costs $120 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $130 and takes 16h 20m, you could also train, which costs $95 - $140 and takes 22h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Indianapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Newark to Indianapolis bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Indianapolis Amtrak Station.

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Newark to Indianapolis train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Indianapolis Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Indianapolis is 704 miles. It takes approximately 11h 53m to drive from Newark to Indianapolis.

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

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There are 341+ hotels available in Indianapolis. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newark to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs $1 - $5.

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