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About Indian Trails

Indian Trails is an American intercity bus carrier that provides passenger transportation across Illinois, Michigan and Wisconsin. The company is one of the key ground travel operators in the area, conducting about 2671 trips every day. The Indian Trails network features 49 cities, including Milwaukee, Chicago, Detroit, Kalamazoo, and Grand Rapids. The carrier also travels to Duluth, a city located near the border of Minnesota and Wisconsin. Depending on the route, the price of a one-way Indian Trails bus ticket ranges from $5.34 to $372.58.

Based in Owosso, MI, Indian Trails was founded in 1910. The carrier’s name comes from the fact that the majority of its buses used to run along US Highway 12, which is known as the Old Indian Trail. The company is also the primary bus travel provider in Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula after Greyhound suspended its service in the area in 2006.


Indian Trails bus coverage

Daily Trips2,671

Indian Trails bus amenities

Indian Trails
Air conditioningAir conditioning
Power outletPower outlet

Indian Trails reviews from Wanderu customers

Overall review score for Indian Trails
Based on 58 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Indian Trails reviews from Wanderu customers
January 31, 2020Solo travel
The fact that I got to Chicago on time
The driver showed up late and it was not clear when I bought the ticket that it had to be printed out. The wifi was very slow and I couldn’t do much on it
Print out your ticket and expect the bus not to show up on time
January 17, 2020Visiting family
I liked that the people on the bus were nice and the driver was friendly and understanding when we encountered problems.
The bus being overbooked and almost having to leave a bunch of us behind was a huge inconvenience. While for me it was bad enough, because if I didn’t get on that bus I couldn’t go home for the weekend, but for the group of people that were traveling together and almost...More
If you are going on a long trip, take the seats in the back, they will likely be clear towards the end, especially after the first couple popular stops. It makes for a comfortable open space if you end up being the only one back there.
January 12, 2020Visiting family
Outlets for charging phone
Timeliness. The bus was over an hour late. More legroom. My knees were against the hard seat in front of me. Fortunately, there was no one next to me so I could tun my legs towards the empty seat.
Don't use Indian Trails unless you really have to.
December 20, 2019
my trip was great. Thank you we loved it
January 5, 2020Business
Driver will very knowledgeable and willing to share that with passengers. While her jokes were lame she did give us a disclaimer that stated that fact. Great driver service. Perhaps the best driver I’ve experienced as a 50yr old.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do Indian Trails buses have WiFi?

Yes, Indian Trails offers WiFi on their buses. Although most trips with Indian Trails will have WiFi as advertised, some buses might not come equipped with WiFi and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a movie just to play it safe. Indian Trails WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends; you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge watch your favorite show.

Are there power outlets or USB plugs on the bus?

Yes, there are power outlets onboard Indian Trails buses. You can generally find one or two sockets per row of seats, so be a good traveller and check if your seat neighbor might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power outlets, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a USB power adapter that typically comes with most phones and tablets.

Since Indian Trails might sometimes use replacement bus vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power points. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.

What is Indian Trails's schedule?

On a typical day, Indian Trails has 2671 scheduled bus trips in total. However, the exact departure and arrival times vary depending on the day and route. The best way to find the exact schedule for your trip is to use the search tool on this page.

Can you pick up will call tickets at the station?

No, Indian Trails does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station.

Do you need an ID to get on the bus?

Yes, Indian Trails requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the bus. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, such as a college ID, won’t work.

Are there bathrooms on Indian Trails buses?

Yes, there are bathrooms on Indian Trails buses. The bathrooms are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most bathrooms don’t have running water. As you will be using a bathroom on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.

Are meals or beverages available?

Indian Trails does not offer meals or beverages onboard. We recommend you bring a drink and some snacks for your trip. We also suggest packing a reusable water bottle with you to reduce your impact on the environment. However, note that most buses do not allow you to bring your own alcoholic drinks.

Do you have to print your Indian Trails ticket?

Yes, Indian Trails requires that all passengers have printed tickets to board the bus. When you book with Wanderu and activate your account, you will be able to easily find and download your tickets for most buses.

Does Indian Trails offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

Indian Trails focuses on delivering a great travel experience at a low price and currently does not offer premium features like extra legroom or onboard entertainment. But these days, between your laptop, tablet, smartphone and e-reader, you’re the master of your own entertainment even on longer journeys.

Cheap Indian Trails tickets recently found on Wanderu

With 2,671 Indian Trails trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and Indian Trails tickets start at just $5.34. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users.

Reed City to Chicago
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Lansing to East Lansing
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Standish to Chicago
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Duluth to Chicago
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Pontiac to Southfield
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