Distance from Indianapolis, IN to Detroit, MI

Distance

276 mi

Time

5 hours 23 mins

Gas Cost

$20 - $38

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There are 240.09 miles from Indianapolis to Detroit in northeast direction and 276 miles (444.18 kilometers) by car, following the I-69 and IN 9 and IN 67 route.

Indianapolis and Detroit are 5 hours 23 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Indianapolis, IN to Detroit, MI. The halfway point is Antwerp, OH.

Indianapolis, IN and Detroit, MI are in the same time zone (Eastern Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 12:38 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 12.79 gallons of gas to cover the route between Indianapolis, IN and Detroit, MI.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Indianapolis to Detroit is $31.97.

During the route, an average car will release 250.51 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Indianapolis, IN and Detroit, MI

If you want to meet halfway between Indianapolis, IN and Detroit, MI or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 41.162928 and -84.77234, or 41º 9' 46.5408" N, 84º 46' 20.424" W. This location is 138.09 miles away from Indianapolis, IN and Detroit, MI and it would take approximately 2 hours 41 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Antwerp, OH, situated 142.35 miles from Indianapolis, IN and 133.9 miles from Detroit, MI. It would take 2 hours 52 mins to go from Indianapolis to Antwerp and 2 hours 35 mins to go from Detroit to Antwerp.

Major City Closest to Halfway Point

The major city closest to the halfway point between Indianapolis, IN and Detroit, MI is Fort Wayne, IN, situated 120.57 miles from Indianapolis, IN and 159.18 miles from Detroit, MI. It would take 2 hours 21 mins to go from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne and 3 hours 12 mins to go from Detroit to Fort Wayne.

Major Cities Along the Route

The only major city along the route is Toledo, OH.


Best Hotels In or Near Detroit, MI

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Indianapolis, IN

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Weather in Indianapolis and Detroit

Indianapolis

Rain on Sunday, with temperatures peaking at 77°F on Friday.

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6 215 degrees 8 190 degrees 7 220 degrees 6 184 degrees 10 185 degrees

Detroit

Rain on Sunday and Monday, with temperatures peaking at 74°F on Saturday.

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Clear day Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
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10% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 8% Rain probability 13% Rain probability 11% Rain probability
11 232 degrees 11 220 degrees 9 247 degrees 3 175 degrees 9 193 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Indianapolis, IN and Detroit, MI in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 240.09 mi 386.39 km 208.63 nautical mi
Driving distance 276 mi 444.18 km 239.84 nautical mi

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