Indianapolis is in the East North Central region of the Midwestern United States, in central Indiana. It’s a city known for fast cars, a renowned speedway and blockbuster events, though has also gained acclaim for a flourishing culinary and brewing scene, thriving cultural institutions, cool neighbourhoods and so much more. When you visit Indy be sure to take a trip to the art museum, White River State Park and grab a shrimp cocktail. You’ll be sure to have a memorable trip in Indianapolis.
Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Indianapolis (IND)
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Visiting from Sydney to Indianapolis
When to visit
The best time to visit Indianapolis is at the end of spring or the beginning of autumn. This is when the weather is at its most pleasant and you can be free to enjoy everything from the city's museums and budding restaurant scene to its parks and outdoor concert venues. During autumn (September to October) you can join in Halloween events and start of NFL and NBA season. Temperatures range from 13°C to 25°C during these months. Spring you can check out the Indianapolis 500 race. Winters are short, very cold and windy with temperatures dropping to -6°C.
What is the main airport called?
Indianapolis International Airport (IND)Opens in a new tab or window is an international airport located 11 km southwest of downtown Indianapolis in Marion County, Indiana, United States.
Arriving in Indianapolis
The helpful staff at Indianapolis Airport will greet you when you land and assist you with your needs. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are various transport options available to your destination.
Getting into Indianapolis from Indianapolis International Airport
Whether you're staying in Indianapolis during your trip or connecting to another city, there are various transportation options to help you efficiently and affordably arrive at your destination. A scheduled bus service from the airport to the greater Indianapolis area is available through IndyGo along with shuttle services. There are car rental options at the ground transportation centre, located on the first floor of the Terminal Garage. A taxi service is available at the curb on the lower level of the terminal just outside of baggage claim. Uber and Lyft services are available from the airport to your selected destination. Shared ride and personal luxury limousine services are available in the ground transportation centre, located on the first floor of the garage as you exit the terminal. Hotel courtesy cars can be organised from IND airport.
Getting around Indianapolis
To efficiently get around Indy, there are multiple options to move about the city. If you hire a car there are plenty of parking stations downtown. Public transport options include the IndyGo bus service and the red line electric bus stretching through town. Taxi services, ride-share company Uber and Lyft also operate through the city. Enjoy private transport in a limousine or premium car service. Bike share stations, bike rentals, organised tours are a fun way to explore the city and walking is easy too.
Fly from Sydney
Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Sydney, there are a few things you should know so you’re prepared for your upcoming trip.
What is the main airport called?
Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD). Is an international airport in Sydney, Australia located 8 km south of the Sydney central business district, in the suburb of Mascot.
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