Cheap train tickets from Indianapolis to Cincinnati


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How do you find cheap train tickets from Indianapolis to Cincinnati?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Indianapolis to Cincinnati is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Indianapolis to Cincinnati was $19.93. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Indianapolis to Cincinnati?

The distance between Indianapolis and Cincinnati is approximately 99.19 miles, or 159.60 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 3 hours and 21 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 18 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Indianapolis to Cincinnati?

On Sunday trains from Indianapolis to Cincinnati are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Cardinal has the most connections between Indianapolis to Cincinnati

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Indianapolis to Cincinnati route. Amtrak Cardinal offers the most scheduled departures between Indianapolis to Cincinnati, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Cincinnati with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Indianapolis to Cincinnati, which start at $1.00.

One train company connects Indianapolis to Cincinnati

Amtrak Cardinal

Amtrak Cardinal train tickets from Indianapolis to Cincinnati start from $19.00, and on average cost $21.80. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Cardinal schedules to Cincinnati. Amtrak Cardinal in Indianapolis leaves from 350 S Illinois St, And in Cincinnati trains arrive at Union Term - 1301 Western Ave,

From Indianapolis to Cincinnati train travel on Amtrak Cardinal takes 3 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cincinnati faster, Amtrak Cardinal offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 18 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Cincinnati on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Cardinal scheduled trip per day, which will cost $21.69 for a one-way weekend reservation from Indianapolis.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Indianapolis on their way to Cincinnati. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Indianapolis are:
  • 350 S Illinois St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Cincinnati from Indianapolis. These are the busiest arriving stations in Cincinnati:
  • Union Term - 1301 Western Ave