COVID-19 Travel Guide
Learn more ›

Compare train tickets from Indianapolis to Rensselaer

Indianapolis-Rensselaer Train Schedule

Find cheap rental carsFind great deals on cheap cars in the area.
RentalCars logotypeRentalCars logotype
Lowest PricesWe work directly with hundreds of bus & train carriers to find the best available fares.
No Wanderu FeesWe never add any extra fees. We just make it easy to book your bus & train tickets.
Best Travel OptionsWe help you find & compare the best buses and trains in one place.

Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Indianapolis to Rensselaer?

Lowest price$25.00
Fastest train2h 39m
Trains per day1
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Indianapolis to Rensselaer during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

What is the price of a train ticket from Indianapolis to Rensselaer?

In the last month, $25.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Indianapolis, IN to Rensselaer, IN. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Indianapolis to Rensselaer?

The distance between Indianapolis and Rensselaer is approximately 96 miles, or 155 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 39 minutes, Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Indianapolis to Rensselaer are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Indianapolis at 6:00am and arrives in Rensselaer around 2 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Indianapolis to Rensselaer?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Rensselaer with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Rensselaer to Indianapolis.

Which train should you take from Indianapolis to Rensselaer?

Amtrak Cardinal is the one and only train line which connects Indianapolis, Indiana to Rensselaer, Indiana. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Cardinal12h 39m$25.00

Amtrak Cardinal train tickets from Indianapolis to Rensselaer start from $25, and on average cost $25. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Cardinal schedules to Rensselaer. Amtrak Cardinal in Indianapolis leaves from 350 S Illinois St, And in Rensselaer trains arrive at 776 North Cullen Street, From Indianapolis to Rensselaer train travel on Amtrak Cardinal takes 2 hours and 39 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Rensselaer on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Cardinal scheduled trip per day, which will cost $25 for a one-way weekend reservation from Indianapolis.

Book buses and trains on the go with the Wanderu app.

Download our app and snag the best travel deals across North America & Europe.Learn more

Available on iOS & Android