There are 5 ways to get from Omaha to Indianapolis by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Omaha  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Indianapolis (IND) OMA - IND

$174 - $854

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Bus  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Indianapolis, IN 1402

$80 - $120

3 alternative options

Bus to Lincoln, fly  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Lincoln, NE
  2. Fly from Lincoln (LNK) to Indianapolis (IND) LNK - IND

$378 - $1,663

Train  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Omaha Amtrak to Chicago Union Station California Zephyr
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Hoosier State / ...

$116 - $304

Drive  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Omaha to Indianapolis 610.4 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Omaha, NE and arriving at Indianapolis, IN. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Omaha to Indianapolis. However, there are services departing from Omaha Amtrak and arriving at Indianapolis Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 30 min.

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The distance between Omaha and Indianapolis is 527 miles. The road distance is 610.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Omaha to Indianapolis without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Omaha to Indianapolis, including transfers.

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Omaha to Indianapolis bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Omaha, NE station.

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Omaha to Indianapolis train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Omaha Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Omaha to Indianapolis is to fly which takes 5 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 5 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 15 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Omaha Airport to Indianapolis Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Omaha to Indianapolis bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Indianapolis, IN station.

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Map of how to get from Omaha to Indianapolis.
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  • Distance: 526.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

What companies run services between Omaha, NE, USA and Indianapolis, IN, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Omaha to Indianapolis hourly. Alternatively, Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Omaha to Indianapolis once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 13 h 5 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Omaha to Indianapolis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Omaha to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Omaha to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Lincoln to Indianapolis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Lincoln to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,800
Flights from Lincoln to Indianapolis via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
Flights from Lincoln to Indianapolis via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
Flights from Lincoln to Indianapolis via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Omaha to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Omaha to Indianapolis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Lincoln to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Lincoln to Indianapolis via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
Flights from Lincoln to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Omaha to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Omaha to Indianapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Indianapolis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Omaha to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Indianapolis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Omaha to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Omaha to Indianapolis via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Omaha to Indianapolis via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Omaha Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Lincoln, NE
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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Indianapolis is 1 h ahead of Omaha. It is currently 10:55 AM in Omaha and 11:55 AM in Indianapolis.

Omaha to Indianapolis train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Indianapolis Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Omaha to Indianapolis is 610 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 55 min to drive from Omaha to Indianapolis.

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Air Canada, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Omaha Airport to Indianapolis Airport.

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There are 239+ hotels available in Indianapolis. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Omaha to Omaha Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs .

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