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Cheapest price€4.45
Shortest Duration3h 0m
Trips per day27
bus carriers6
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How to book cheap Indianapolis to Chicago bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Indianapolis to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Indianapolis to Chicago were €23.84. By booking 21 days out, tickets are on average €16.91 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Indianapolis to Chicago by bus is at 18:00 on Wednesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 16:00 on Friday 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.

Miller Transportation from Indianapolis to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 27 bus trips per day. Miller Transportation has the most options for departures from Indianapolis to Chicago, with an average of 10 trips per day and 204 monthly trips. 6 bus carriers currently travel from Indianapolis to Chicago. Of the 27 trips there are 16 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Indianapolis to Chicago starts at €19.58.

6 carriers offer Indianapolis to Chicago bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Indianapolis to Chicago from €13.35. There are 9 Greyhound schedules from Indianapolis to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay €24.91 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In Indianapolis, Greyhound departs to Chicago from 350 S Illinois St and no other station. In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Indianapolis to Chicago takes 4 hours and 6 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 9 trips per day and you could expect to pay €27.06 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 6m
Avg. Price
€24.91

Megabus

Book Megabus from Indianapolis to Chicago from €0.89. There are 6 Megabus schedules from Indianapolis to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay €23.79 for a Megabus ticket to Chicago. In Indianapolis, Megabus departs to Chicago from N Delaware St btwn E Market St and E Wabash St and no other station. In Chicago, Megabus arrives at W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Indianapolis to Chicago takes 3 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Chicago in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay €26.17 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 25m
Avg. Price
€23.79

Miller Transportation

Book Miller Transportation from Indianapolis to Chicago from €14.24. There are 10 Miller Transportation schedules from Indianapolis to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay €34.37 for a Miller Transportation ticket to Chicago. In Indianapolis, Miller Transportation departs to Chicago from Intl Airport - Zone 1 Ground Transp Ctr and 1 other station. In Chicago, Miller Transportation arrives at Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Miller Transportation from Indianapolis to Chicago takes 5 hours and 11 minutes, while the fastest available Miller Transportation trip will get you to Chicago in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Miller Transportation offers 10 trips per day and you could expect to pay €36.19 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 11m
Avg. Price
€34.37

Amtrak Thruway

Book Amtrak Thruway from Indianapolis to Chicago from €19.58. There are 2 Amtrak Thruway schedules from Indianapolis to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay €19.60 for a Amtrak Thruway ticket to Chicago. In Indianapolis, Amtrak Thruway departs to Chicago from 350 S Illinois St and no other station. In Chicago, Amtrak Thruway arrives at Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Thruway from Indianapolis to Chicago takes 4 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Thruway trip will get you to Chicago in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Thruway offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay €19.58 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Restroom
Loyalty rewards
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 15m
Avg. Price
€19.60

OurBus

Book OurBus from Indianapolis to Chicago from €8.90. There are 1 OurBus schedules from Indianapolis to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay €8.90 for a OurBus ticket to Chicago. In Indianapolis, OurBus departs to Chicago from E Washington St btwn Delaware St & N Alabama St and no other station. In Chicago, OurBus arrives at Southeast Corner of Jackson and Canal St and no other station.

An average trip on OurBus from Indianapolis to Chicago takes 3 hours and 42 minutes, while the fastest available OurBus trip will get you to Chicago in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, OurBus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay €8.90 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Free water
Avg. Time
3h 42m
Avg. Price
€8.90

Tornado Bus

Book Tornado Bus from Indianapolis to Chicago from €240.35. There are 1 Tornado Bus schedules from Indianapolis to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay €240.35 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Chicago. In Indianapolis, Tornado Bus departs to Chicago from TBC Indianapolis and no other station. In Chicago, Tornado Bus arrives at Tornado Bus Station and no other station.

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Indianapolis to Chicago takes 42 hours and 53 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Chicago in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
18h 53m
Avg. Price
€240.35

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 5 stations that have bus departures from Indianapolis. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from 350 S Illinois St, Intl Airport - Zone 1 Ground Transp Ctr, N Delaware St btwn E Market St and E Wabash St, E Washington St btwn Delaware St & N Alabama St, TBC Indianapolis.
  • 350 S Illinois St
  • Intl Airport - Zone 1 Ground Transp Ctr
  • N Delaware St btwn E Market St and E Wabash St
  • E Washington St btwn Delaware St & N Alabama St
  • TBC Indianapolis
bus trips arrive in Chicago at 6 stations, depending on which bus line you are travelling with. Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St, Union Station - 225 S Canal St, Southeast Corner of Jackson and Canal St, Tornado Bus Station are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Indianapolis.
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
  • Southeast Corner of Jackson and Canal St
  • Tornado Bus Station