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

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What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Indianapolis, IN, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Philadelphia to Indianapolis hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Philadelphia to Indianapolis twice daily. Tickets cost $65 - $170 and the journey takes 15 h 20 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis
Avg. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Avg. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Avg. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis
Avg. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Philadelphia
Avg. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton
Avg. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Charlotte
Avg. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Avg. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Indianapolis via Toronto
Avg. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis
Avg. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Avg. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Avg. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Detroit
Avg. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Indianapolis via Detroit
Avg. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis via Detroit
Avg. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Detroit
Avg. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Detroit
Avg. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Avg. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Indianapolis
Avg. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Indianapolis
Avg. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Avg. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Baltimore to Indianapolis via Toronto
Avg. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Avg. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
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Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
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Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Avg. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
Avg. Duration
21 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$230 - $330
Room
$470 - $650
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dayton, OH to Indianapolis, IN
Avg. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Indianapolis, IN
Avg. Duration
15 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Philadelphia to Indianapolis?

The distance between Philadelphia and Indianapolis is 938 km. The road distance is 1037 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Indianapolis?

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Indianapolis is to drive which costs $80 and takes 10 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Philadelphia to Indianapolis?

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Indianapolis is to fly which takes 4 h 33 min and costs $300.

Is there a direct train between Philadelphia and Indianapolis?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Indianapolis Amtrak. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 21 h.

Is there a direct bus between Philadelphia and Indianapolis?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Philadelphia, PA and arriving at Indianapolis, IN. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Philadelphia to Indianapolis?

It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Philadelphia to Indianapolis, including transfers.