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Chicago to Indianapolis

  • The average flight time from Chicago to Indianapolis is 52min
  • $288 was the cheapest return price from Chicago to Indianapolis last month
  • There are 136 flights a week from Chicago to Indianapolis
  • Chicago to Indianapolis is 173 miles
  • 2 airlines fly direct from Chicago to Indianapolis
  • The most popular airline flying from Chicago to Indianapolis last month was United

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Following NYC and L.A., Chicago is the United States’ most populous city. The downtown core is home to 2.7 million and another 7 million live in the surrounding metropolitan area, known best by locals as Chicagoland!

Aside from its booming growth, The Windy City has attained alpha global status due to a flourishing tourist industry; nearly 50 million foreign and domestic visitors travel here each year. A short, 165-mile, and 45-minute flight will get Chicago residents into southeastern lying Indianapolis.

Chi-Town is notably larger and more diverse, but the destination is known best for its incredible downtown scene. Visitors will welcome the wide array of retail shops and restaurants. American Airlines, Continental Airlines, United Airlines, and US Airways all offer flights from Chicago to Indianapolis, two of them catering exclusively to non-stop, direct routes.

On Your Way to O’Hare Airport

Chicago’s international airport goes by multiple names, but the one thing that no one can deny about O’Hare Field is its major size. Located on the city’s far northwest side, approximately 17 miles from the downtown Loop, it is considered the busiest airport on the planet.

No other airfield has more takeoffs and landings, although Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson previously held the title for nine consecutive years. Total traffic movements and passenger traffic are where O’Hare dominates the airline industry; the airport is a flight hub for United and American Airlines.

There are four terminals, nine concourses, and 182 passenger gates in the facility. Visitors have access to a full range of shops, such as Affordable Luxuries, Brookstone, Dufry, InMotion Entertainment, Oakley, and XpressSpa. Getaway Spas are located in Terminals 1, 3, and 5 as well. O’Hare offers WiFi and features numerous art exhibits in its many halls.

What to Do in Indianapolis

The Racing Capital of the World is famous for the Indy 500, NHRA U.S. Nationals, and Big Ten Conference, among other major sporting events. You can spend an entire day window surfing the 300+ local stores and restaurants, along with dozens of movie theatres, art galleries, and museums.

The Indianapolis Museum of Art, Children’s Museum, Central Canal, and Holliday Park are all great places to take the family. If you are feeling spend thrifty, treat yourself to a meal at Elements, Chanteclair, or Amalfi’s!

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