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Trip Pittsburgh Indianapolis

Plan your trip by train, bus, plane from Pittsburgh to Indianapolis

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How to get from Pittsburgh to Indianapolis?

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All modes of transport Pittsburgh-Indianapolis

For your trip from Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania, United States) to Indianapolis (Indiana, United States) with a distance of 329 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Indianapolis from Pittsburgh but it is possible to make this trip only by plane with the flight routes Pittsburgh-Chicago and Chicago-Indianapolis.
Leave Pittsburgh and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Pittsburgh International PIT airport, 14.3 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Chicago (Midway International airport, IATA code: MDW) operated by United Airlines, Southwest Airlines or Frontier Airlines. From Chicago, take another plane with Southwest Airlines that will carry you to Indianapolis International airport (Indianapolis, United States).
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Pittsburgh to Indianapolis without changing trains but some trains run on lines Pittsburgh-Chicago and Chicago-Indianapolis allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains Capitol Limited of Amtrak to Chicago leave from Pittsburgh railway station in Pittsburgh. Arrival in Chicago will take place at Chicago station (2.2 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in Chicago where the train Cardinal operated by Amtrak leave for Indianapolis.
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Pittsburgh Indianapolis only by bus, there are other means of transport (train) that will complete the journey Chicago-Indianapolis.
You will board a coach of MegaBus - US in Chicago. The bus will drop you off at Indianapolis City-County Building bus station (0.2 mi from Indianapolis, United States). Please make sure to show up on time at Union Station bus station (2 mi from Chicago) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Indianapolis.

Which carriers to travel between Pittsburgh and Indianapolis?

Bus companies
The bus company MegaBus - US operates the intercity service from the bus station of Union Station in Chicago and to the one of Indianapolis City-County Building (Indiana United States)
Delta Air Lines carries out the flights from Pittsburgh International PIT airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of Pittsburgh to Detroit (arrival at Metropolitan Wayne County DTW airport) and from Metropolitan Wayne County DTW airport (located 18.6 mi from Detroit, United States) to Indianapolis (serving Indianapolis International IND airport)
United Airlines flies on the route from Pittsburgh International PIT airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of Pittsburgh to Chicago (arrival at O'Hare International ORD airport)
Southwest Airlines schedules the following flights: from Pittsburgh International PIT airport (located 14.3 mi from Pittsburgh, United States) to Chicago (serving Midway International MDW airport) and from Midway International MDW airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Chicago to Indianapolis (arrival at Indianapolis International IND airport)
Frontier Airlines ensures the flight route from Pittsburgh International PIT airport (located 14.3 mi from Pittsburgh, United States) to Chicago (serving O'Hare International ORD airport)
Railway companies
Amtrak provides rail connections Pittsburgh-Chicago with the train Capitol Limited from Pittsburgh railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Chicago at arrival (2.2 mi from centre) and from Chicago to Indianapolis with the train Cardinal which leaves Chicago station to arrive at Indianapolis railway station (Indiana United States)

Stop cities from Pittsburgh or cities to visit near Indianapolis

When travelling from Indianapolis to Pittsburgh by plane, bus, train, you might have to change at Detroit, Cincinnati located at 100 mi from Indianapolis, Chicago (United States). If you have some time on your way to Indianapolis or back to Pittsburgh, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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