There are 6 ways to get from Rochester to Indianapolis by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Rochester  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Indianapolis (IND) ROC - IND

$173 - $753

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Bus  •  13 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Richmond, IN
  4. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN

$77 - $175

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Bus to Buffalo, fly  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Indianapolis (IND) BUF - IND

$175 - $461

Train  •  17 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Hoosier State / ...

$126 - $337

Train, bus  •  21 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Aldershot
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to London
  3. Take the bus from London, ON to Ann Arbor, MI
  4. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Indianapolis, IN

$108 - $312

Drive  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Indianapolis 571.1 miles

$55 - $85

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to Indianapolis. However, there are services departing from Rochester, Ny and arriving at Indianapolis, IN via Cleveland, Oh, Columbus, OH and Richmond, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rochester to Indianapolis. However, there are services departing from Rochester Amtrak and arriving at Indianapolis Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 30 min.

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The distance between Rochester and Indianapolis is 503 miles. The road distance is 571.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Indianapolis without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Rochester to Indianapolis, including transfers.

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Rochester to Indianapolis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Rochester, Ny station.

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

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The best way to get from Rochester to Indianapolis is to fly which takes 5 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 18 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 17 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rochester Airport to Indianapolis Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Rochester to Indianapolis bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Indianapolis, IN station.

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  • Distance: 503 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 52 min

What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and Indianapolis, IN, USA?

Delta, Air Canada and three other airlines fly from Rochester to Indianapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochester to Indianapolis via Cleveland, Oh, Columbus, Oh, Columbus, OH, and Richmond, IN in around 13 h 18 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Rochester to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Rochester to Indianapolis via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Indianapolis via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to Indianapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Rochester to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Rochester to Indianapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Indianapolis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Rochester to Indianapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Rochester to Indianapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Rochester to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Indianapolis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Indianapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Rochester to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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 Rochester Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $240
Room
$360 - $500
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
Train from Aldershot to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $130
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 Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
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
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from London, ON to Ann Arbor, MI
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$20 - $29
Online Fare
$24 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $50
Refundable
$35 - $60

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to Indianapolis is 571 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 38 min to drive from Rochester to Indianapolis.

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

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The best way to get from Rochester to Rochester Airport is to line 6 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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