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There are 4 ways to get from Ohio to Indiana by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Columbus to Indianapolis FlixBus 2511

3 alternative options

Bus via Dayton  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Dayton Trotwood, OH Columbus-Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood Bus Station to Indianapolis Bus Station Greyhound US0421

Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from Columbus to Indianapolis 175.9 miles

Fly, train  •  5h 48m

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

Ohio to Indiana by bus

7 Weekly Buses
3h 30m Average Duration
$16 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Ohio to Indiana is to bus which costs $16 - $65 and takes 3h 30m.

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The fastest way to get from Ohio to Indiana is to drive which takes 2h 54m and costs $30 - $50.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Columbus and arriving at Indianapolis. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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The distance between Ohio and Indiana is 181 miles. The road distance is 175.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Ohio to Indiana without a car is to bus which takes 3h 30m and costs $16 - $65.

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The bus from Columbus to Indianapolis takes 3h 30m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Ohio to Indiana bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Columbus station.

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Ohio to Indiana bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Indianapolis station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ohio to Indiana is 176 miles. It takes approximately 2h 54m to drive from Ohio to Indiana.

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  • Distance: 181.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 30m

What companies run services between Ohio, USA and Indiana, USA?

Flixbus USA operates a bus from Columbus to Indianapolis once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $65 and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
mysouthshoreline.com
Train from Van Buren St. to East Chicago
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
mysouthshoreline.com
Seniors, Disabled, Military
$3 - $4
Adults 14-64
$6 - $8
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
+1 (855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Columbus to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $65
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult
$16 - $65
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
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood Bus Station to Indianapolis Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/

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