How to Reach Indianapolis - The Easiest Way to Reach Indianapolis


  • By Air: Indianapolis International Airport is 7 mile southwest of the city. If you are coming by air to Indianapolis, your plane will land in this airport. From there, you can hire a taxi or car to reach the city.
  • By Bus: If you are coming by bus to Indianapolis, take Greyhound buses. Its station is located right at the heart of the city. Megabus is another option that serves pick and drop service to the downtown. It connects Indianapolis with Chicago, Cincinnati and Columbus.
  • By Train: Amtrack serves regularly from Chicago with Indianapolis. 3 other weekly trains are there from Cincinnati and Washington DC, if you wish to comes by train to Indianapolis. Its station is located at the center of the city.
  • By Car: If you are coming by car, major routes l-65 from Chicago connects to the city, l-69 connects from Detroit, l-70 from St Louis and l-74 from Cincinnati. 


  • By Car: Traveling by car is a convenient option to move around Indianapolis because of the complex route of the city.
  • By Bus: Public buses are the easiest and inexpensive mode of transportation in Indianapolis. They are frequently available and travel both throughout the city as well as in the suburb areas.
  • By Bike: Throughout the city variety of bike paths are there. So, if you wish to travel by bike, Indianapolis is absolutely fine for you.
  • By Taxi: Taxis are generally available in the downtown area.

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Modes of Transportation in Indianapolis

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Indianapolis. The most preferred mode of transport in Indianapolis is Car.

Average distance: 24.47 km Average time: 31.79 min

  • Car 86.21%
    Driving 29.56 min Walking 0.2 min Overall average time for 25.79 kms 29.76 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 3.45%
    Bus 60 min Waiting 10 min Overall average time for 27.36 kms 70 min
  • Walking 6.9%
    Walking 35.5 min Driving 2.5 min Overall average time for 6.44 kms 38 min

How to Reach Indianapolis from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Greenwood to Indianapolis 5.83 km 5 mins
Fishers to Indianapolis 16.21 km 16 mins
Carmel to Indianapolis 18.73 km 39 mins
Mooresville to Indianapolis 24.04 km 24 mins
Avon to Indianapolis 26.85 km 26 mins
Noblesville to Indianapolis 39.88 km 1 hour 12 mins
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