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San Jose to Indianapolis bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$249.18
Fastest time53h 45m
Trips per day4
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How to book cheap bus tickets from San Jose to Indianapolis

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from San Jose to Indianapolis is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from San Jose to Indianapolis were $254.45. By booking 12 days out, tickets are on average $300.60 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from San Jose to Indianapolis?

The distance between San Jose and Indianapolis is approximately 1926.09 miles, or 3098.96 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 56 hours and 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 53 hours and 45 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from San Jose to Indianapolis?

The busiest time of the week for travel from San Jose to Indianapolis by bus is on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Monday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from San Jose to Indianapolis has the most daily schedules

On average there are 4 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from San Jose to Indianapolis, with an average of 4 trips per day and 18 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from San Jose to Indianapolis. Of the 4 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from San Jose to Indianapolis starts at $329.60.

1 carriers offer San Jose to Indianapolis bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from San Jose to Indianapolis from $249.18. There are 4 Greyhound schedules from San Jose to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $338.81 for a Greyhound ticket to Indianapolis. In San Jose, Greyhound departs to Indianapolis from Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St and no other station. In Indianapolis, Greyhound arrives at 350 S Illinois St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from San Jose to Indianapolis takes 56 hours and 33 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Indianapolis in 53 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $323.12 for a weekend getaway trip to Indianapolis.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2d 8h 33m
Avg. Price
$338.81

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from San Jose. Most bus trips to Indianapolis will depart from:
  • Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St
Bus trips arrive in Indianapolis at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Indianapolis for trips arriving from San Jose:
  • 350 S Illinois St
  • Intl Airport - Zone 1 Ground Transp Ctr