The cheapest times to fly from IND to MLB are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th to December 16th (except the weeks of October 8th, November 19th, and November 26th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from IND to MLB is late January. Prices can be as high as $1299 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $173 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Melbourne

Flying from Indianapolis, IN (IND) to Melbourne, FL (MLB) will usually cost between $174 to $506 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $184. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $686. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $502 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $229 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IND to MLB flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IND to MLB route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

IND to MLB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IND to MLB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Indianapolis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $147 (41%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $210. Return trip prices are from the MLB to IND flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from IND to MLB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 32 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from IND to MLB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 46 miles (74 km) away from MLB
  • Usually 16.85% less expensive than MLB
  • Nonstop flights available

See IND to MCO flights

Destination alternative #2: Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) in Sanford, FL

  • 59 miles (95 km) away from MLB
  • Usually 12.04% less expensive than MLB
  • Nonstop flights available

See IND to SFB flights

Destination alternative #3: St Pete Clearwater International Airport (PIE) in St. Petersburg, FL

  • 125 miles (201 km) away from MLB
  • Usually 12.04% less expensive than MLB
  • Nonstop flights available

See IND to PIE flights

Destination alternative #4: Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB) in Daytona Beach, FL

  • 79 miles (127 km) away from MLB
  • Usually 2.41% less expensive than MLB
  • 1-layover flights available

See IND to DAB flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from IND to MLB? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Melbourne International Airport to Indianapolis International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 865 miles or 1392 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from IND to MLB?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IND to MLB flight is about 2 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Indianapolis, IN and Melbourne, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from IND to MLB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code IND
Origination airport name Indianapolis International Airport
City Indianapolis, IN
Country the United States
Latitude 39.7
Longitude -86.3

Return Airport

Destination code MLB
Destination airport name Melbourne International Airport
City Melbourne, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28.1
Longitude -80.6


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