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

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Fly from San Antonio  •  6h 53m

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Indianapolis (IND) SAT - IND

$213 - $953

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Bus  •  27h 20m

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Dallas, Tx 894 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Champaign, Il
  3. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Indianapolis, IN

$138 - $324

3 alternative options

Bus to Austin, fly  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
  2. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Indianapolis (IND) AUS - IND

$169 - $642

Train, bus  •  32h 6m

  1. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station Texas Eagle
  2. Take the bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Indianapolis, IN 1402

$185 - $496

Drive  •  18h 58m

  1. Drive from San Antonio to Indianapolis 1195.5 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from San Antonio to Indianapolis is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 18h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from San Antonio to Indianapolis is to fly which costs $210 - $1,000 and takes 6h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Antonio to Indianapolis. However, there are services departing from San Antonio, Tx and arriving at Indianapolis, IN via Dallas, Tx and Champaign, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 20m.

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The distance between San Antonio and Indianapolis is 1005 miles. The road distance is 1195.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Indianapolis without a car is to bus which takes 27h 20m and costs $130 - $330.

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It takes approximately 6h 53m to get from San Antonio to Indianapolis, including transfers.

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San Antonio to Indianapolis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Antonio, Tx station.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Indianapolis is to fly which takes 6h 53m and costs $210 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $330 and takes 27h 20m.

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There is no direct flight from San Antonio Airport to Indianapolis Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from San Antonio to Indianapolis.
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  • Distance: 1005.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 53m

What companies run services between San Antonio, TX, USA and Indianapolis, IN, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from San Antonio to Indianapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Dallas, Tx, Champaign, Il, and Champaign, IL in around 27h 20m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
28h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Business Coach Seat
$320 - $450
Room
$600 - $850
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 San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Champaign, IL to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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Indianapolis is 1h ahead of San Antonio. It is currently 9:23 AM in San Antonio and 10:23 AM in Indianapolis.

Yes, the driving distance between San Antonio to Indianapolis is 1195 miles. It takes approximately 18h 58m to drive from San Antonio to Indianapolis.

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Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Antonio Airport to Indianapolis Airport.

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There are 264+ hotels available in Indianapolis. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to San Antonio Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 40m and costs $2.

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