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Travel time from Indianapolis to Evansville


Indianapolis to Evansville airports and flights

How long does it really take to fly from Indianapolis to Evansville? Here's a sample itinerary for a commercial flight plan. If you want to know the total travel time to reach Evansville, you need to include time at the airports. Eventually, you'll be able to customize this itinerary to select other nearby airports and choose your preferred airline.


Thursday, 2:45 pm:  start in Indianapolis
drive for about 24 minutes
most airlines recommend you get to the airport at least 90 minutes before your flight, so arrive by 4:04 pm at the latest

3:09 pm:  Indianapolis International (IND)
if you need to check luggage, make sure you do it at least 30-60 minutes before departure, or in this case, by 4:34 pm

3:39 pm:  get your boarding pass and go through TSA security
allow enough time for long security lines during busy travel seasons or holidays, and prepare for the wait time

4:39 pm:  arrive at the gate
once you're ready to board, you can get something to eat in the airport or just relax near the gate

5:09 pm:  prepare for boarding
check your boarding pass for your group number or listen to the gate agent as they announce boarding, some airlines require you to be in the boarding area 10-15 minutes before departure or risk losing your seat

5:24 pm:  board Delta Air Lines Inc. flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

5:34 pm:  this is your scheduled departure time
but remember flights can be delayed, so take that into account
it takes the plane an average of 12 minutes to taxi to the runway

5:46 pm:  wheels up! take-off from IND
fly for about 1 hour in the air

6:54 pm:  Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International (ATL)
Atlanta, GA is the same time as Indianapolis, IN
land at the connecting airport
taxi on the runway for an average of 5 minutes to the gate

6:59 pm:  arrive at the connecting airport
make sure you schedule enough time for your layover
there may be a minimum connection time for your flight

8:57 pm:  get to your connection gate
with the average delay, you have about 1 hour, 58 minutes

9:12 pm:  board ExpressJet Airlines Inc. connecting flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

9:22 pm:  scheduled departure time for connecting flight
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 16 minutes

9:38 pm:  actual departure time for connecting flight
it takes the plane an average of 17 minutes to taxi to the runway

9:55 pm:  wheels up again! take-off from
fly for about 57 minutes in the air

9:52 pm (local time):  Evansville Regional (EVV)
Evansville is 1 hour behind Indianapolis
so the time in Indianapolis is actually 10:52 pm
taxi on the runway for an average of 4 minutes to the gate

9:56 pm (local time):  arrive at the gate at EVV
deboard the plane, and claim any baggage
if you're renting a car, check if you need to take a shuttle to car rental agency, otherwise you can ride in a cab, limo, or Uber for about 13 minutes to your destination

10:09 pm (local time):  arrive in Evansville

Now finally, let's look at an example flight from IND to EVV and figure out how long it would take to fly including take-off and landing, and time to taxi on the runway.

So now we can finally get an idea of the total travel time from Indianapolis to Evansville including time spent getting to/from the airports, an estimated wait time of 2 hours at the airport for TSA security lines and waiting at the gate, and the actual flight itself.

Total travel time: 3 hours

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Flying non-stop from Indianapolis to Evansville

How far is Evansville from Indianapolis? Here's the quick answer if you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line.

Flight distance: 145 miles or 233 km

Flight time: 47 minutes

Compare this to a whole day of commercial travel with the airports and waiting in line for security, which ends up taking a total of 8 hours, 24 minutes.

Flying private is roughly 10.6x faster, and saves you about 7.5 hours in your total travel time.

Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula.

This is a relatively short flight in a private plane, but you might be planning to book a commercial flight. In that case, your travel time would really need to include how many minutes to get to your local airport, wait for security, board and taxi on the runway, land at the other airport, and get to your destination. The flight itinerary at the top of the page takes into account all these factors to get a more accurate estimate of your actual flight time.


Evansville Airports
  1. Evansville Regional Airport
  2. Owensboro-Daviess County Regional Airport


Best day of the week to fly to Evansville

Looking at flights on Delta Air Lines Inc. from IND to ATL, and connecting flights on ExpressJet Airlines Inc. from ATL to EVV, here's a breakdown of the number of flights available each day:

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Based on these statistical results, we chose Thursday for the flight itinerary above.



Alternate flights from Indianapolis to Evansville

The most common route is IND to ATL, then connecting to EVV, so that's what we used in the sample itinerary. However, you may want to explore travel alternatives, you could try one of these routes:

  1. IND to ATL to EVV
    Indianapolis International to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International to Evansville Regional
  2. IND to ORD to EVV
    Indianapolis International to Chicago O'Hare International to Evansville Regional
  3. IND to DFW to EVV
    Indianapolis International to Dallas/Fort Worth International to Evansville Regional
  4. IND to DTW to EVV
    Indianapolis International to Detroit Metro Wayne County to Evansville Regional


Airlines that fly to Evansville

We picked Delta Air Lines Inc. for your main flight, and ExpressJet Airlines Inc. for your connecting flight, but there are other airlines that you should check if you're looking for the cheapest flight, or you need a different schedule. Check the websites of these airlines:

  1. Delta Air Lines Inc. (DL)
  2. Southwest Airlines Co. (WN)
  3. ExpressJet Airlines Inc. (EV)
  4. SkyWest Airlines Inc. (OO)


Plan a trip to Evansville

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to Evansville, Indiana. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in Evansville. Check out some of the questions people have asked about Evansville like What are the hip restaurants in Evansville, IN? Click the button below to explore Evansville in detail.





What about the return flight?

The distance is the same either way if you're flying a straight line. But for a real trip, there can be plenty of differences so go ahead and check the reverse flight itinerary to fly from Evansville to Indianapolis, or go to the main page to calculate other flight times.

You can also compare the travel time if you were to drive instead. Get the full itinerary for a Indianapolis to Evansville road trip. Or if you're more interested in the distance, How far is it from Indianapolis to Evansville?

If you happen to know Indianapolis, don't forget to help other travelers and answer some questions about Indianapolis!






At a Glance
without making any stops
flight distance is 145 miles
flight time of 47 minutes
Evansville is 1 hour behind Indianapolis
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2 Evansville travel answers










   
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