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Getting In and Around Indianapolis

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Traveling in and around Indianapolis is affordable, easy and convenient, whatever travel means you choose. Flights come from all parts of the US and also from some of the neighboring countries to Indianapolis.  There are ample of train and air connectivity available in Indianapolis. Trains connect to Washington, New York City and Chicago on an everyday basis. Greyhound provides many bus routes between Indianapolis and most of the major cities of the United States.

Travel to Indianapolis by Plane

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All the international and domestic flights come at the Indianapolis International Airport. IND is approximately 15 minutes from downtown.

Address: 7800 Colonel H. Weir Cook Memorial Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana 46241, United States

Other Airports in Indianapolis

Greenwood Municipal Airport:
897 Airport Pkwy, Greenwood, IN 46143, United States
Phone: 1 317 881-0887

Eagle Creek Aviation Services:
4101 Dandy Trail, Indianapolis, Indaiana 46254, US

Indianapolis Regional Airport:
3867 N Aviation Way, Greenfield, IN 46140, United States
Phone: 1 317 335-3371

Metropolitan Airport:
9913 Willow View Road, Fishers, Indianapolis 46038, US
Phone: 317-849-0840

To and from the Airport

IndyGo: It is Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation. IndyGo's Green Line Express offers non-stop service from the airport to downtown everyday.

Operating hours: 5:00 am-9:00 pm, departing every 15 minutes
Charge: $7

The boarding/departing point is located at the the Ground Transportation Center. At this center, other services, such as shuttles, taxis, car rentals and limousines are also available.

Airport Shuttles: Airport Shuttle- Go Express offers an affordable, safe and easy way of traveling from the airport to downtown. This is a non-stop bus service that departs ever 30 minutes from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm. The one-way fare of the express is $10.

By Car Service: Many rental cars are available at the airport. Lyft and Uber offer app-based car service, so download their apps for easy service.

Taxis are also available at the airport. Taxis charge $25 for traveling to downtown, and $ 45 and above for north side area. To request a taxi, push the taxi call button located in the taxi area. Luxury and Shared-ride limousine services, both depart from the Ground Transportation Center on the first floor of the main car park.

Carey Indiana: It offers a Share-a-ride car service.

Costs: For downtown- $13 and to north side: $40 and above

Bus: IndyGo buses links the Indianapolis International Airport to central Indianapolis. Bus 8 offers a planned service along Washington Street. It costs around $1.75.

Travel to Indianapolis by Train

Amtrak: It operates everyday between Indianapolis and Chicago. Trains arrive from Chicago (trip time: 5 1/2 hours), Washington, D.C. (trip time: 18 1/2 hours), and Cincinnati (trip time: 3 1/2 hours) to Indianapolis.

Station Address: 350 S. Illinois St.
Phone: 1 800-872-7245

Travel to Indianapolis by Bus

Greyhound: It has a station downtown at 350 S. Illinois Street.

Phone: 1 317 636-6666

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Travel to Indianapolis by Car

Crossroads of America
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You can get to Indianapolis by Car.  Interstates 65, 69, 70, and 74 connect here. Major routes into Indianapolis are:
  • I-65 routes northwest to Chicago and south to Louisville
  • I-69 routes from the northeast (Detroit)
  • I-70 routes from the St. Louis (west) and Columbus, Ohio (east)
  • I-74 from Cincinnati (southwest) and Danville
  • I-465 serves as an expressway routing around the city and connects to all of the interstate highways.
  • I-865 connects I-65 to I-465, on the northwest side of Indianapolis.

Getting Around Indianapolis

The Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo's) manages the public transportation in Indianapolis, with 28 fixed routes. IndyGo offers red and green line services that connect to downtown attractions, shopping centers, restaurants, nightlife spots and hotels. The fare for a single ride is $1.75 per person, and for an all-day pass- $4.

Travel in-and-around Indianapolis by Pedicabs

In Indianapolis, there are two Pedicab companies operating in downtown Indianapolis area. These companies offer taxi service to the downtown area. The two Pedicab companies operating in Indianapolis are:

Indy Pedicabs: Offers free service within its service area
Circle City Pedicabs: Charges at least $5 for taxi service

Getting Around Indianapolis by Bus

You can get around Indianapolis by bus. IndyGo is a public system in operating in Indianapolis. It travels around the city and the suburbs.

Costs: Single ride: &1.75 and day pass: $4; the pass can be taken on the bus. Anyone whose age is below 18, or above 65, or with disability can go for half-fare discounts. Apply for half-fate Identity card (ID) at an IndyGo customer service center

Travel in Indianapolis by Bike

For getting around Indianapolis, biking is also an easy way, considering the flat terrain. There are bike lanes available in the city, thus offering easy travel throughout the city.

By Taxi/Rideshare

Cabs are readily available in Indianapolis. Ridesharing services, like Lyft and Uber run throughout downtown and many metropolitan areas of Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Taxi/Cab Services

Indianapolis Yellow Cab
Address: 3801 W Morris St, Indianapolis, IN 46241, United States
Phone: 1 317-487-7777

Indy Airport Taxi
Address: 4849 Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46241, United States
Phone: 1 317-381-1111

Gold cab
Address: 9465 Counselors Row, Indianapolis, IN 46240, United States
Phone: 1 317-248-8888

A A A American Taxi
Address: Indianapolis, IN, United States
Phone: 1 317-821-8000

All-American Taxi Service
Address: Indianapolis, IN, United States
Phone: 1 317-847-9650

Limousine Indianapolis
Address: 2345 S Lynhurst Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46241, United States
Phone: 1 317-348-3560

Katherine's Transportation
Address: Indianapolis, IN, United States
Phone: 1 317-444-1092

HorsePower Taxi
Address: Indianapolis, IN, United States
Phone: 1 317-672-2819

Affiliated Transportation LLC
Address: 8485 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46231, United States
Phone: 1 317-484-8484
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