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Chicago to Indianapolis bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$5.00
Shortest Duration3h 0m
Trips per day23
bus carriers3
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How to book cheap Chicago to Indianapolis bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Chicago to Indianapolis is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Chicago to Indianapolis were $27.22. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average $19.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Indianapolis by bus is at 7:00 AM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 9:00 AM 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.

Greyhound from Chicago to Indianapolis has the most daily schedules

On average there are 23 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Chicago to Indianapolis, with an average of 12 trips per day and 240 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers currently travel from Chicago to Indianapolis. Of the 23 trips there are 18 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Chicago to Indianapolis starts at $22.00.

3 carriers offer Chicago to Indianapolis bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Chicago to Indianapolis from $16.00. There are 12 Greyhound schedules from Chicago to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $31.48 for a Greyhound ticket to Indianapolis. In Chicago, Greyhound departs to Indianapolis from Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station. In Indianapolis, Greyhound arrives at 350 S Illinois St and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to Indianapolis takes 3 hours and 58 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Indianapolis in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 11 trips per day and you could expect to pay $34.84 for a weekend getaway trip to Indianapolis.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 58m
Avg. Price
$31.48

Megabus

Book Megabus from Chicago to Indianapolis from $1.00. There are 6 Megabus schedules from Chicago to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $26.95 for a Megabus ticket to Indianapolis. In Chicago, Megabus departs to Indianapolis from W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St and no other station. In Indianapolis, Megabus arrives at N Delaware St btwn E Market St and E Wabash St and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Chicago to Indianapolis takes 3 hours and 34 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Indianapolis in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay $31.52 for a weekend getaway trip to Indianapolis.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 34m
Avg. Price
$26.95

Miller Transportation

Book Miller Transportation from Chicago to Indianapolis from $25.00. There are 5 Miller Transportation schedules from Chicago to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $37.74 for a Miller Transportation ticket to Indianapolis. In Chicago, Miller Transportation departs to Indianapolis from Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station. In Indianapolis, Miller Transportation arrives at 350 S Illinois St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Miller Transportation from Chicago to Indianapolis takes 4 hours and 28 minutes, while the fastest available Miller Transportation trip will get you to Indianapolis in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Miller Transportation offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay $39.46 for a weekend getaway trip to Indianapolis.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
4h 28m
Avg. Price
$37.74
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Chicago. Most bus trips to Indianapolis will depart from Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St.
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St
Bus trips arrive in Indianapolis at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. 350 S Illinois St, N Delaware St btwn E Market St and E Wabash St, Intl Airport - Zone 1 Ground Transp Ctr are the main bus stations in Indianapolis for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • 350 S Illinois St
  • N Delaware St btwn E Market St and E Wabash St
  • Intl Airport - Zone 1 Ground Transp Ctr