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Indianapolis-Nashville Bus Schedule
Indianapolis to Nashville bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||5h 35m|
|Trips per day||8|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Indianapolis to Nashville right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
Does the bus take you directly from Indianapolis to Nashville?
How much is a bus ticket from Indianapolis to Nashville?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $48.24 was the low point for bus fares from Indianapolis to Nashville. Buses from Nashville to Indianapolis are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $48.24 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 16 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $39.96 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 8 hours and 6 minutes to cover the 251 miles (405 kilometers) from Indianapolis, IN to Nashville, TN. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 35 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Nashville, book your ticket for the last day of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Indianapolis?
The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Indianapolis to Nashville, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
What bus companies travel from Indianapolis to Nashville?
There are 4 bus lines from Indianapolis, Indiana to Nashville, Tennessee. With 4 daily trips, Miller Transportation usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:
Where does the bus leave from in Indianapolis?
Indianapolis, Indiana has two bus stations with service to Nashville, Tennessee:
- 350 S Illinois St
- Intl Airport - Zone 1 Ground Transp Ctr
- TBC Indianapolis
Where does the bus arrive in Nashville?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Nashville, Tennessee:
- Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S
- 4031 Nolensville Pike
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