Compare train tickets from Charleston to Indianapolis
Schedule & Pricing Info
How much are train tickets from Charleston to Indianapolis?
|Fastest Train||8h 46m|
|Trains Per Day||1|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Charleston to Indianapolis right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
What is the price of a train ticket from Charleston to Indianapolis?
In the last month, $27.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Charleston, WV to Indianapolis, IN. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price if you book online in advance of your travel date.
How long is the train journey from Charleston to Indianapolis?
The distance between Charleston and Indianapolis is approximately 262 miles, or 421 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 46 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 46 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.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Charleston to Indianapolis are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Saturday 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 Charleston at 8:00pm and arrives in Indianapolis around 8 hours later.
How many trains per day run from Charleston to Indianapolis?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Indianapolis with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.
What train services are there from Charleston to Indianapolis?
Amtrak Cardinal is the one and only train line which connects Charleston to Indianapolis. 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.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Cardinal||1||8h 46m||$42.60|
Where is the train station in Charleston?
There is one train station in Charleston:
- 350 MacCorkle Ave SE
Where is the train station in Indianapolis?
Indianapolis has one train station:
- 350 S Illinois St
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