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Chicago-Indianapolis Coach Timetable
Chicago to Indianapolis coach - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||3h 15m|
|Trips per day||20|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a train from Chicago to Indianapolis?
What is the best way to get from Chicago to Indianapolis?
How do you get from Chicago O’Hare to Indianapolis?
Is it safe to travel by coach from Chicago 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 coach 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, coach 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.
How much is a coach ticket from Chicago to Indianapolis?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £18.39 was the low point for coach fares from Chicago to Indianapolis. Coaches from Indianapolis to Chicago are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £18.39 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 coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 13 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £15.53 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the coach ride?
The coach usually takes around 5 hours and 20 minutes to cover the 165 miles (265 kilometers) from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 15 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?
Because many passengers travel from Chicago to Indianapolis at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Chicago?
The first coach leaves at 07:00 and the last coach leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all coaches from Chicago to Indianapolis, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many coaches are there each day?
There are 20 scheduled coaches that travel from Chicago to Indianapolis every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 12 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Chicago to Indianapolis; ticket prices start at £18.05.
What coach companies travel from Chicago to Indianapolis?
There are 3 coach lines from Chicago, Illinois to Indianapolis, Indiana. With 11 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most coaches running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:
Where does the coach leave from in Chicago?
Coaches to Indianapolis leave from multiple locations in Chicago, Illinois. These are the 3 most popular coach stations:
- Dan Ryan Bus Station
- Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
- Union Station - 225 S Canal St
Where does the coach arrive in Indianapolis?
These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Indianapolis, Indiana:
- 350 S Illinois St
- Intl Airport - Zone 1 Ground Transp Ctr
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