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

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Recommended option

Fly from San Antonio  •  6 h 48 min

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

$213 - $953

Cheapest option

Bus to Austin, fly  •  6 h 56 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

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

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The quickest way to get from San Antonio to Indianapolis is to fly which costs $210 - $1,000 and takes 6 h 48 min.

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

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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 27 h 35 min and costs $130 - $330.

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It takes approximately 6 h 48 min 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 6 h 48 min and costs $210 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $330 and takes 27 h 35 min.

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There is no direct flight from San Antonio Airport to Indianapolis Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 7 min and has one stopover.

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San Antonio to Indianapolis bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak station.

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Indianapolis is 1 h ahead of San Antonio. It is currently 10:47 AM in San Antonio and 11:47 AM in Indianapolis.

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

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  • Distance: 1005.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 48 min

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

American Airlines, Southwest 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 Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Saturday 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 Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from San Antonio to Indianapolis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Austin to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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 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

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
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

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
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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