Lawrence travel guide

Lawrence Tourism | Lawrence Guide

You're Going to Love Lawrence

With a population of 46,001, Lawrence is a must-see destination in Indiana, United States.

When to visit Lawrence

Lawrence in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Lawrence in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Lawrence


Although Lawrence doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Indianapolis Airport (IND), which is located 27 km from Lawrence.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Lawrence. The train journey from Lawrence to Chicago takes 4h 54m and costs around $48 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Nashville, expect to pay about $149 for a 5h 50m trip.


Another option to get to Lawrence is to pick up a car hire from Chicago, which is about 263 km from Lawrence. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Alamo, among others, in Chicago.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Lawrence, including Amtrak, OurBus and Tornado Bus. From Chicago, the bus ride to Lawrence takes 378 km and will cost you around $106. From Nashville, the ticket costs about $271 for a journey of 499 km.

Airlines serving Lawrence

Good (2,929 reviews)
Good (501 reviews)
British Airways
Good (2,078 reviews)
Good (634 reviews)
Good (3,654 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (1,716 reviews)
Air France
Good (621 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,582 reviews)
Good (1,164 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,678 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (318 reviews)
Excellent (1,442 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (2,568 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (158 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (595 reviews)
Good (859 reviews)
Good (1,459 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Good (3,412 reviews)
Spirit Airlines
Good (3,211 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (221 reviews)
Show more

Where to stay in popular areas of Lawrence

Most booked hotels in Lawrence

Conrad Indianapolis
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
Staybridge Suites Indianapolis Downtown-Convention Center, An IHG Hotel
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
Holiday Inn Indianapolis Carmel
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel at Keystone Crossing
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
Omni Severin Hotel
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre Hotel
Good (7.5, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Lawrence

Expect to pay $1.67 per litre in Lawrence (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.01 and $26.68. The most frequently booked car type in Lawrence is Full-size (Chevrolet Malibu or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate car hire (Mazda Mazda3 or similar) is, on average, 50% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.