There are 9 ways to get from Rhode Island to Indiana 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.

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Fly Providence to Chicago Midway, train  •  5 h 37 min

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

$145 - $388

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Bus Indiana Travel Express  •  16 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Indianapolis, IN Indiana Travel

$96 - $116

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Fly Providence to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) PVD - ORD
  2. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Highland, IN

$128 - $518

Train to Boston, fly to Indianapolis  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from South Attleboro to Back Bay
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Indianapolis (IND) BOS - IND

$155 - $415

Train to Boston, fly to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from South Attleboro to Back Bay
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) BOS - ORD
  3. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Highland, IN

$144 - $349

Train to Boston, fly to Chicago Midway  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from South Attleboro to Back Bay
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Chicago Midway (MDW) BOS - MDW

$176 - $489

Train  •  26 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Cardinal

$179 - $447

Bus Greyhound USA  •  27 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, Ri to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Richmond, IN
  4. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN

$113 - $273

Drive  •  15 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Indianapolis 898.6 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Rhode Island to Indiana. However, there are services departing from Providence, Ri and arriving at Indianapolis, IN via New York, Ny, Dayton Trotwood, OH and Richmond, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rhode Island to Indiana. However, there are services departing from Providence Amtrak and arriving at Indianapolis Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 34 min.

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The distance between Rhode Island and Indiana is 770 miles. The road distance is 898.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Rhode Island to Indiana without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Rhode Island to Indiana, including transfers.

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Rhode Island to Indiana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Providence, Ri station.

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Rhode Island to Indiana train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Providence Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Rhode Island to Indiana is to bus which takes 16 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 26 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Providence Airport to Chicago Midway Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Rhode Island to Indiana bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Indianapolis, IN station.

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Map of how to get from Rhode Island to Indiana.
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  • Distance: 769.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

What companies run services between Rhode Island, USA and Indiana, USA?

You can take a bus from Providence to Indianapolis via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Times Sq - 42 St, Canal St, New York, NY, and Indianapolis, IN in around 16 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Providence to Indianapolis via New York Penn Station in around 26 h 34 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Providence to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Providence to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Providence to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Boston to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Van Buren St. to East Chicago
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
nictd.com
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$55 - $80
Business Class
$90 - $150
First Class
$210 - $280
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Highland, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
airportsupersaver.com
Book at
airportsupersaver.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Indiana Travel Express
Bus from New York, NY to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
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 Providence, Ri to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from New York, Ny to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, OH to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.com

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Rhode Island to Indiana train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Indianapolis Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rhode Island to Indiana is 899 miles. It takes approximately 15 h 20 min to drive from Rhode Island to Indiana.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Providence Airport to Chicago Midway Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Indiana. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rhode Island to Providence Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs .

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