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Chicago to Indianapolis train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$22.00
Shortest Duration5h 0m
Trips per day1
train carriers3
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How to book cheap Chicago to Indianapolis train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Chicago to Indianapolis is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Chicago to Indianapolis were $36.30. By booking 13 days out, tickets are on average $6.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Chicago to Indianapolis?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Indianapolis by train is at 4:00 PM on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 4:00 PM on Friday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak from Chicago to Indianapolis has the most daily schedules

On average there is 1 train trip per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Chicago to Indianapolis, with an average of 1 trip per day and 19 monthly trips. 3 train carriers currently travel from Chicago to Indianapolis. Of the 1 trip there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Bus from Chicago to Indianapolis starts at $5.00.

3 carriers offer Chicago to Indianapolis train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from Chicago to Indianapolis from $39.00. There are 1 Amtrak schedules from Chicago to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $45.93 for a Amtrak ticket to Indianapolis. In Chicago, Amtrak departs to Indianapolis from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Indianapolis, Amtrak arrives at 350 S Illinois St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Chicago to Indianapolis takes 6 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Indianapolis in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $50.30 for a weekend getaway trip to Indianapolis.

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Avg. Time
6h 20m
Avg. Price
$45.93

Amtrak Cardinal

Book Amtrak Cardinal from Chicago to Indianapolis from $20.00. There are 1 Amtrak Cardinal schedules from Chicago to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $31.14 for a Amtrak Cardinal ticket to Indianapolis. In Chicago, Amtrak Cardinal departs to Indianapolis from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Indianapolis, Amtrak Cardinal arrives at 350 S Illinois St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Cardinal from Chicago to Indianapolis takes 4 hours and 54 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Cardinal offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $32.92 for a weekend getaway trip to Indianapolis.

Air conditioning
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Avg. Time
4h 54m
Avg. Price
$31.14

Amtrak Hoosier State

Book Amtrak Hoosier State from Chicago to Indianapolis from $20.00. There are 1 Amtrak Hoosier State schedules from Chicago to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $33.95 for a Amtrak Hoosier State ticket to Indianapolis. In Chicago, Amtrak Hoosier State departs to Indianapolis from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Indianapolis, Amtrak Hoosier State arrives at 350 S Illinois St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Hoosier State from Chicago to Indianapolis takes 4 hours and 54 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Hoosier State offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $39.62 for a weekend getaway trip to Indianapolis.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
4h 54m
Avg. Price
$33.95

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Chicago. Most train trips to Indianapolis will depart from Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
Train trips arrive in Indianapolis at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. 350 S Illinois St are the main train stations in Indianapolis for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • 350 S Illinois St