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Cheap Flights to Indianapolis
|Popular in||March||High demand for flights, 1% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||September||Best time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop|
|Average price||R18 104||Average for round-trip flights in May 2020|
|Round-trip from||R0||From Johannesburg to Indianapolis|
Cheapest prices for Indianapolis flights by month
When is the best time to fly to Indianapolis?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
JNB - IND
R15 358 - R25 738
4 - 30 °C
59 - 130 mm
Winters are cold, particularly January, and the city gets a few significant snowfalls each year. Summers are warm but can be very humid. Late spring (April and May) and autumn (September, October into November) are the best times weather-wise to book flights to Indianapolis.
Peak season in Indianapolis depends on your travel interests. If you’re flying to Indianapolis for sports-centric entertainment, weather isn’t as big of a concern as getting tickets to the game. If your Indianapolis travel plans happen over Indy 500 weekend, book your flight to Indianapolis and accommodation in advance. This 500-Mile race is a high energy automobile race that is held annually on the last weekend in May. This is undoubtedly the busiest time in the city and hotels fill up fast.
June, July and August are hot and humid, but if you can handle the heat you’re bound to find plenty of cheap flights to Indianapolis and discounted hotel rates. Keep in mind the city can still be busy during this time because of school holidays and family trips.
When is the best time to book a flight to Indianapolis?
The price you pay for your flight to Indianapolis may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 46 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Indianapolis?
The cheapest day to fly to Indianapolis is usually Thursday. At the moment, Friday is the most expensive.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
To get the best value, try booking a flight in the morning when visiting Indianapolis. Generally the prices will increase for flights at midday as these tend to have higher demand.
Home of the Hoosiers, the Colts, and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, there is no shortage of activities for Indianapolis visitors. Take a flight to Indianapolis during basketball season and you’re likely to catch the Indiana University basketball team performing their best on the court. Made even more famous by the 1986 Gene Hackman film of the same name, the Hoosiers are legendary in Indianapolis and continue to push their way through to the championships. Even non-basketball fans will get caught up in the Hoosier-hype. If you book a flight to Indianapolis during football season, head to the RCA Dome and watch the Superbowl champs in action. Need something a little more fast-paced? Indianapolis welcomes millions of travellers every May to witness one of the biggest spectator sports of the year – the Indy 500. Join the other Indianapolis travellers for a weekend of speed at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
If you’re not a sports fan, there’s still plenty to do and see in Indianapolis. The city is divided into six cultural districts that extend from the centre of town. Chic boutiques, sidewalk cafes, live music bars and an over-abundance of eclectic restaurants line the city districts. During the summer months, the open-air Canal Walk state park features live concerts and festivals appealing to all personalities.
Driving is the best way to get around the city and you’ll be able to explore the Midwest countryside. Parking is ample at hotels and Indianapolis’ top sightseeing destinations.
Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is located 7 miles southwest of the city centre.