For travelers using Indianapolis International Airport, Route 8 offers transportation every day, early morning to late night with departures from the airport every half hour for most of the day. This route travels along Washington St. from the Airport to downtown, an approximately 45-minute drive. Board at the airport’s Ground Transportation Center, Zone 6.
For more information on routes, trip planning, and pricing, call(317) 635-3344or visit their website.
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Indianapolis International Airport(IND) is an international airport located near downtown Indianapolis in Marion County, Indiana. It is owned and operated by the Indianapolis Airport Authority which owns, develops and operates six airports in the Indianapolis metropolitan area.
If you’re driving to IND Airport and need directions, type the following address into your phone mapping app:
7800 Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46241
Indianapolis Airport offers you numerous transportation options that will help you efficiently and affordably arrive at your destination. These options include Scheduled Bus & Shuttle Service, Ride Sharing Companies, Courtesy Shuttles, BlueIndy, Black Car Service, Taxi Service, Car Rental, and Public Transportation.
Since you have so many choices, we will help you find the best transfer according to your possibilities. So, check our detailed list with information about every option.
If you need a ride from IND airport to the greater Indianapolis area, Ball State University, Indiana University(Bloomington) and Purdue University(Lafayette and West Lafayette) areas, you should consider scheduled bus/shuttle service. They are very popular due to their affordable prices.
Go Expressoffers non-stop service from IND airport to convenient locations near downtown hotels and the Indiana Convention Center.
The Go Green Airport Shuttle is the express shuttle serving Downtown Indianapolis. Some of its popular stops are Lucas Oil Stadium, The Convention Center, and The Marriott Complex.
The shuttle operates from 5 AM to 11 PM, every half hour, 7 days a week. And the price is just $12 one-way! Priority is given to online reservations, and it is recommended you book a round trip reservation online in advance.
Indianapolis Airport pick-up/drop off location is at Zone 1 in the Ground Transportation Center.
If you have any additional questions, stop by their airport booth or call(800) 589-6004.
Go Express has Bloomington Shuttle Serviceas well. Bloomington to IND Airport Shuttle Service reservation is $23 if paid online. Kiosk price at stops may be higher, so you should reserve online to guarantee your seat.
Pick-up/drop off location for this shuttle is the same - at Zone 1 at the Ground Transportation Center.
In addition to Go Express, there is another airport shuttle service running from Bloomington to the Indianapolis Airport -Star of America. It offers nine runs to or from the airport every day, making multiple stops around campus each time.
If you need a shuttle service to Ball State University and neighboring cities, there’s University Airport Shuttle. This convenient airport shuttle is mostly used by students during holidays and semester breaks.
At the Indianapolis International Airport, their pickup/drop off location is at Zone 1 at the Ground Transportation Center.
This shuttle service is $55 per person, one-way. You should make an online reservation 48 hours in advance. No reservations will be accepted over the phone.
If you need more information, call(765) 285-9045 or(877) 339-2958.
Lafayette Limo has convenient Indianapolis Airport Shuttle Service that runs between Lafayette, West Lafayette, and Purdue and the Indianapolis International Airport every two hours, every day.
In the following list, you can see the fare information:
Child(2-12 years old)
This Airport shuttle picks you up outside the Ground Transportation Center at Zone 5, and it drops you off at the Ground Transportation Center as well.
For additional questions, call(765) 497-3828.
There is one more shuttle service company to Purdue University and neighboring cities - Reindeer Shuttle. It runs from IND Airport to Purdue every two hours. A one-way ticket is $25.
If you want to find out more about this shuttle, call(765) 637-5124.
Ride Sharing Companies
Ride Sharing Companies are very popular and often used nowadays. Uber and Lyft are services that are available from Indianapolis Airport.
If you book a ride through some of these services, your pick-up spot will be at the Ground Transportation Center. For drop-offs: request a ride as usual and be dropped off at the main terminal building.
To help you compare the prices, we’ve outlined fare estimates for some of the above-mentioned destinations:
Lucas Oil Stadium
The Convention Center
Lucas Oil Stadium
The Convention Center
Lux Black XL
Hotels with Courtesy Shuttles
Indianapolis offers many accommodation options close to IND Airport, ranging from affordable to luxurious. We’ve outlined some of the best hotels with courtesy shuttles for you, and you can check them out in the following list:
Baymont Inn & Suites Plainfield
Comfort Inn Airport
Courtyard by Marriott
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Fairfield Inn & Suites
Hilton Garden Inn
BlueIndy is the electric car-sharing service that offers rides from IND Airport to destinations around the City of Indianapolis. Their stations are available all over Indianapolis.
At IND Airport, you can find Bluecars on the fifth floor of the Terminal Garageand their enrollment kiosks on the third floor just outside the Pedestrian Bridge from the terminal.
The Bluecar is a 100% electric, 4-person vehicle. You can purchase one of the four membership options: daily, weekly, monthly or annual. After that, you have to pay for your minutes. The usage fee is determined by how long you use the car before returning it to their station. You can find out more about the membership and prices in the following list:
$8 for first 20 minutes then $0.40 per minute
$9,99 per week; $7 for 20 minutes then $0.35 per minute
$9.99 per month; $4 for 20 minutes then $0.20 per minute
1 year(for youth & students)
$30 per year; $3 for 20 minutes then $0.15 per minute
You can find them in the Ground Transportation Center, located on the first floor of the garage as you exit the terminal.
For additional assistance, check the list below with every company’s contact information:
Above and Beyond Limousine
Affinity Limousine & Tours
Elan Limousine Service
Indy Limo Tranport LLC
Integrity Limo Services
Nexus Limousine Services
Pride Executive Car Service LLC
If you want to find a taxi at Indiana Airport, go to the curb on the lower level of the terminal just outside of Baggage Claim area. When you get there, all you have to do is press the green call button, and your taxi will be on its way to you.
Remember, there is a $15 minimum charge for all fares from IND Airport, regardless of your destination. Also, if you want to travel outside of the Indianapolis area, consult your driver for rates because fares may exceed the amount shown on the meter.
Car Rental Service
Not a fan of ride sharing? No problem, IND Airport has on-site rental car companies as well. If you want to find them, go to the Ground Transportation Center, on the first floor of the Terminal Garage.
For additional information, contact the company of your choice from the list below:
Rental Car Company
There are off-airport car rental companies as well. Off-airport customers can call for a shuttle pick-up just outside of the Ground Transportation Center, located on the first floor of the Terminal Garage, in zone 1.
For more information, contact the companies from the following list:
Rental Car Company
Airport Van Rental
Payless Car Rental
Sixt Rent A Car
Public transportation is always a great choice for budget-wise travelers. You can save some money and travel around the city all by yourself.
IndyGo offers 29 fixed daily bus routes to all Marion County townships, major Indianapolis attractions, shopping malls, hospitals, downtown areas, and other locations.
You can find out more about pass types and their fares in the following list:
IndyGo offers half fare pricing to seniors, people with Medicare Card, children with a valid K – 12 Student ID, and people with disabilities.
A Different Ride for Each Budget
Shared Ride Shuttle service is the most economical way to and from the airport yet very convenient and efficient.
Book a private car, van or limo when you need direct, exclusive service to and from the airport.