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

Recommended option

Fly from San Antonio  •  6 h 37 min

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

$213 - $953

Cheapest option

Bus to Austin, fly  •  7 h 4 min

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

$139 - $592

3 alternative options

Bus  •  27 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Louisville, Ky
  3. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak

$139 - $324

Train, bus  •  32 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak Texas Eagle
  2. Take the bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Indianapolis, IN 1401 / ...

$190 - $501

Drive  •  18 h 58 min

  1. Drive from San Antonio to Indianapolis 1195.5 miles

$110 - $170

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

Southwest Airlines, American 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, Louisville, Ky, and Louisville, KY in around 27 h 35 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 h 1 min
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Louisville, Ky
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$150 - $210
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bloomington-Normal, IL to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Antonio and Indianapolis is 1609 km. The road distance is 1913 km.

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

The quickest way to get from San Antonio to Indianapolis is to fly which takes 6 h 37 min and costs $210 - $1,000.

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 - Amtrak via Dallas, Tx and Louisville, KY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from San Antonio to Indianapolis, including transfers.