Elevation from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne via Bluffton

Elevation (ft)7007508008509009501,000
Grade %-2-1012
Max elevation: 936 ft / 285 m
Min elevation: 708 ft / 216 m
Elevation change: 229 ft / 70 m
Max grade: 2%
Min grade: -1.6%
Steepness score: 15 + 196 + 1170 + 4 = 1386
Distance: 130.73 mi / 210.38 km
Travel Time: 2 hours 30 mins

  Difficulty% Grade
Very Difficult>20%
This alternate route appears to be flatter than the direct route from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne. The "steepness" score is 1386 which is lower than the score of 1840 for the direct route. A lower score means the route is likely to be flatter, but you should also check with other travelers to find out if the roads might be more difficult. If we break down the score into components, the first part is the average elevation score, which is 15 vs 16 for the direct route. The second part is the maximum grade or slope score, which is 196 compared to 360. The third part measures the average grade. This route has a grading score of 1170 vs 1461. Finally, the last part factors in the extra driving distance, which has a score of 4 vs 4. All of these components make up the total score that we use to determine which route has greater steepness and elevation change to give you an idea of waypoints that might lead to the flattest route.
Make sure you double check everything if you're planning a road trip. Elevation data comes from different sources and may not reflect true driving conditions, so talk to other RVers if you're concerned about steep grades. For alternate routes, check the main Indianapolis to Fort Wayne elevation profile. If you're planning to drive in the winter and you want to avoid snow, check the road conditions from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne. You can also view a 3-D map of Indianapolis elevation or Fort Wayne elevation.

These are some of the possible highways along this route. Use the GPS in your car to verify all driving directions. If you're looking for campgrounds along the way, search for RV parks between Indianapolis and Fort Wayne.

E Fall Creek Pkwy N Dr4 mi / 6 km
Binford Blvd5 mi / 8 km
I-6977 mi / 124 km
18 mi / 29 km
14 mi / 23 km
Bluffton Rd3 mi / 5 km
Ardmore Ave6 mi / 10 km
Butler Rd3 mi / 5 km