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from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago

You can get from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago on Dec 1 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:55PMIndianapolis, IN4h00 08:55PMChicago
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$401One-way
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07:05AMIndianapolis Station, IN4h30 10:35AMUnion Station
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$371One-way
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11:00AMIndianapolis, IN4h00 02:00PMChicago
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$401One-way
12:30PMIndianapolis, IN3h35 03:05PMChicago
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$421One-way
07:05AMIndianapolis, IN3h55 10:00AMChicago
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$451One-way

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Wed
Dec 1
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Dec 2
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Dec 3
$57Amtrak
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Dec 4
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Dec 5
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Dec 6
$33Amtrak
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Dec 7
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Dec 8
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Dec 9
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Dec 10
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Dec 11
$33Amtrak
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$265Republic Airlines
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Dec 12
$51Amtrak
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Mon
Dec 13
$33Amtrak
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Tue
Dec 14
$51Amtrak
$26Amtrak
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Wed
Dec 15
$51Amtrak
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$232envoy air
Thu
Dec 16
$26Amtrak
$20Flixbus
$236air wisconsin
Fri
Dec 17
$57Amtrak
$26Amtrak
$233Republic Airlines
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Dec 18
$50Amtrak
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$287skywest airlines
Sun
Dec 19
$51Amtrak
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$158Mesa Airlines
Mon
Dec 20
$26Amtrak
$25Flixbus
$160Republic Airlines

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FAQs
How do I reach Chicago from Indianapolis, IN?

You can travel between Indianapolis, IN and Chicago 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $20 (€16) compared to other travel options to Chicago:

A bus is $48 (€40) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago costing on average $68 (€56).

Taking a bus is about $26 (€22) less than taking a train, which costs on average $46 (€38) for this route.

What is the quickest way to get from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago?

The fastest way from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 7 min.

There are alternative travel options to Chicago that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 3 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h   of travel time.

How many miles from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago would I travel?

The Indianapolis, IN to Chicago distance is around 163 miles (263 km).

How many services a day are there between Indianapolis, IN and Chicago?

The average frequency per day from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago is:

  • 2 buses per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Indianapolis, IN and Chicago, where do I depart from Indianapolis, IN and where do I arrive in Chicago?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago:

    Who can get me from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with air wisconsin to go to Chicago by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find air wisconsin Indianapolis, IN to Chicago tickets on Omio for $68 (€56).
    • Flixbus can get you to Chicago by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago for $20 (€16) on Omio.
    • Travel with Amtrak for trains to Chicago. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Amtrak Indianapolis, IN to Chicago tickets on Omio for $46 (€38).
    What is another destination I should add to my tour from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago?
    Many of our customers traveling from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago don't make Chicago their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Chicago are New York City, London or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Chicago to any of these top destinations today!
    How early should I purchase Indianapolis, IN to Chicago tickets online to score the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Plane tickets cost $68 (€56) one way on average.
    • Bus tickets cost on average $20 (€16) one way.
    • Train tickets cost on average $46 (€38) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.