COVID-19 Travel Guide
Learn more ›

Find bus tickets from Cleveland to Indianapolis

switcheroo

Journey Information

Cleveland to Indianapolis bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$46.74
Fastest time7h 0m
Trips per day2
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Cleveland to Indianapolis 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 Cleveland to Indianapolis?

Unfortunately there are currently no buses that go the entire distance from Cleveland to Indianapolis. At some point, you will need to switch onto another vehicle to complete the journey, such as a local shuttle or even a train. More details are available as you peruse individual tickets.

How much is a bus ticket from Cleveland to Indianapolis?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $46.74 was the low point for bus fares from Cleveland to Indianapolis. Buses from Indianapolis to Cleveland are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $46.74 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 27 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $116.18 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 13 hours and 27 minutes to cover the 263 miles (423 kilometers) from Cleveland, OH to Indianapolis, IN. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours, 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?

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Cleveland?

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00am. To see the times for all buses from Cleveland to Indianapolis, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Cleveland to Indianapolis. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Cleveland to Indianapolis; ticket prices start at $94.82.

What bus companies travel from Cleveland to Indianapolis?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Cleveland, Ohio to Indianapolis, Indiana. Of these two services, Miller Transportation usually offers more choice, with 2 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound28h 37m$72.85
Miller Transportation215h 5m$147.83

Where does the bus leave from in Cleveland?

Cleveland, Ohio has two bus stations with service to Indianapolis, Indiana:

  • Buy TktsBarons Bus Corp
  • Bus Terminal - 1465 Chester Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Indianapolis?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Indianapolis, Indiana:

  • 350 S Illinois St
  • Intl Airport - Zone 1 Ground Transp Ctr

Price trends for buses from Cleveland to Indianapolis

Monthly average prices

$100$80$60$40$20ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$134$107$80$53$273020100

Book buses and trains on the go with the Wanderu app.

Download our app and snag the best travel deals across North America & Europe.Learn more

iPhone
Android
Available on iOS & Android
Lowest PricesWe work directly with hundreds of carriers to find the best available fares.
No Wanderu FeesWe never add any extra fees. We just make it easy to book your travels.
Best Travel OptionsWe help you find & compare the best buses, trains and flights in one place.