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There are 7 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Indiana by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Indianapolis  •  2h 41m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Indianapolis (IND) DCA - IND

$107 - $251

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Bus  •  16h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Pittsburgh "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh to Indianapolis "Greyhound"

$74 - $116

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Fly Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway, train  •  4h 25m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) DCA - MDW
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to East Chicago

$175 - $1,066

Fly Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  4h 49m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DCA - ORD
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to East Chicago

$152 - $252

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Indianapolis  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Indianapolis (IND) IAD - IND

$142 - $283

Train  •  19h 3m

  1. Take the train from Alexandria to Indianapolis Cardinal

$77 - $112

Drive  •  9h 56m

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Indianapolis 591.3 miles

$55 - $85

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Indiana by subway and train

The journey time between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Indiana is around 18h 17m and covers a distance of around 718 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 18h 13m. Operated by Metro Washington DC and Amtrak, the Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Indiana service departs from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arrives in Indianapolis. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
18h 17m
Fastest journey time:
18h 13m
Journey distance:
718 miles
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
$77
Carbon emissions:
60 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:56
Last service departs at:
11:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Indiana subway and train schedules

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) → Indiana
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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Indiana is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Indiana is to fly which costs $100 - $260 and takes 2h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) station to Indiana. However, there are services departing from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arriving at Indianapolis via Alexandria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 3m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Indiana is 499 miles. The road distance is 591.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Indiana without a car is to bus which takes 16h 27m and costs $70 - $120.

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It takes approximately 2h 41m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Indiana, including transfers.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Indiana train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Alexandria station.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Indiana is to fly which takes 2h 41m and costs $100 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $120 and takes 16h 27m, you could also train, which costs $75 - $120 and takes 19h 3m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Indianapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 41m.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Indiana train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Indianapolis station.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Indiana.
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  • Distance: 499.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 41m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Indiana, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Indianapolis every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Indianapolis via GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station, UNION STATION station, Washington, and Pittsburgh in around 16h 27m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare via Dayton
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Washington Dulles to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Flights from Washington Dulles to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Washington Dulles to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $320
Flights from Washington Dulles to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Flights from Washington Dulles to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
mysouthshoreline.com
Train from Van Buren St. to East Chicago
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
mysouthshoreline.com
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 Alexandria to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
17h 56m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$280 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Seat
$160 - $230
Bus operators
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
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
Bus from Pittsburgh to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $100

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Indiana is 591 miles. It takes approximately 9h 56m to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Indiana.

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United Airlines, Delta, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Indianapolis Airport.

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