The cheapest times to fly from PHX to IND are

  • August 6th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 26th, December 10th, and December 17th)

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 PHX to IND is mid August. Prices can be as high as $855 for Friday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $295 for Tuesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Indianapolis

Flying from Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to Indianapolis, IN (IND) will usually cost between $303 to $600 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $310. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $575. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $265 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $395 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHX to IND flight.

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

PHX to IND Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHX to IND flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Phoenix. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Indianapolis, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Phoenix. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $77 (17%) 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 $373. Return trip prices are from the IND to PHX 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 PHX to IND can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 39 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from PHX to IND while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in Cincinnati, OH

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from IND
  • Usually 30.63% less expensive than IND
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHX to CVG flights

Destination alternative #2: Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport (SDF) in Louisville, KY

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from IND
  • Usually 21.27% less expensive than IND
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHX to SDF flights

Destination alternative #3: James M Cox/Dayton International Airport (DAY) in Dayton, OH

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from IND
  • Usually 15.44% less expensive than IND
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHX to DAY flights

Destination alternative #4: Blue Grass Airport (LEX) in Lexington, KY

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from IND
  • Usually 12.66% less expensive than IND
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHX to LEX flights

Destination alternative #5: Evansville Regional Airport (EVV) in Evansville, IN

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from IND
  • Usually 12.03% less expensive than IND
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHX to EVV flights

Destination alternative #6: University of Illinois/Willard Airport (CMI) in Champaign/Urbana, IL

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from IND
  • Usually 7.47% less expensive than IND
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHX to CMI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Iberia, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Indianapolis International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1485 miles or 2390 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHX to IND flight is about 3 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and Indianapolis, IN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 95 available flights from PHX to IND.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePHX
Origination airport namePhoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
CityPhoenix, AZ
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeIND
Destination airport nameIndianapolis International Airport
CityIndianapolis, IN
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from PHX to IND tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 33% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 22% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave IND heading for PHX about 10 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Indianapolis, IN is about 7 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 20 minutes late
  • American: 4 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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