There are 7 ways to get from Newark 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 Newark  •  4 h 14 min

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

$102 - $654

Cheapest option

Bus Spring Tour Bus  •  17 h 4 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, OH-Detroit, Mi

$83 - $115

5 alternative options

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  5 h 16 min

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

$151 - $743

Train, train to New York JFK, fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak 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

$157 - $792

Bus Greyhound USA  •  20 h 33 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

Train  •  22 h 10 min

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

$120 - $360

Drive  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Indianapolis 703.6 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newark to Indianapolis is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Indianapolis is to fly which costs $100 - $700 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Newark to Indianapolis, including transfers.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Newark to Indianapolis.
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  • Distance: 638.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

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

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other 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 City, NY, Cincinnati, OH - 419 E Court St, and Cincinnati, OH in around 17 h 4 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
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 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
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 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice 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
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
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Cincinnati, OH to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
baronsbus.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 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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