Cheap bus tickets fromChicago to Indianapolis

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traveling from Chicago to Indianapolis by bus

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration3h 15m
Trips per day19
bus carriers3
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago to Indianapolis?

The best way to get the cheapest 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 $21.69. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $22.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Indianapolis by bus is at 7:00 AM on Thursday. 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.

How many daily bus trips are there from Chicago to Indianapolis?

On average there are 19 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Chicago to Indianapolis, with an average of 10 trips per day and 209 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers currently travel from Chicago to Indianapolis. Of the 19 trips there are 16 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train options from Chicago start at $22.00.

bus lines that run from Chicago to Indianapolis

Miller Transportation

Miller Transportation operates, on average, 4 bus schedule(s) from Chicago to Indianapolis. The average Miller Transportation ticket to Indianapolis costs $36.23. Cheap Miller Transportation tickets to Indianapolis are available on Wanderu starting from $19.00. In Chicago, Miller Transportation departs from Dan Ryan Bus Station 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 27 minutes, while the fastest available Miller Transportation trip will get you to Indianapolis in 3 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Miller Transportation offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $37.42 for a weekend getaway trip to Indianapolis.

Miller Transportation
Miller Transportation
Air conditioning
Restroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
4h 27m
Avg. Price
$36.23

Megabus

Megabus operates, on average, 5 bus schedule(s) from Chicago to Indianapolis. The average Megabus ticket to Indianapolis costs $25.03. Cheap Megabus tickets to Indianapolis are available on Wanderu starting from $1.00. In Chicago, Megabus departs 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 15 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay $27.81 for a weekend getaway trip to Indianapolis.

Megabus
Megabus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 34m
Avg. Price
$25.03

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 10 bus schedule(s) from Chicago to Indianapolis. The average Greyhound ticket to Indianapolis costs $26.49. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Indianapolis are available on Wanderu starting from $15.00. In Chicago, Greyhound departs from Greyhound 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 46 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Indianapolis in 3 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 10 trips per day and you could expect to pay $29.47 for a weekend getaway trip to Indianapolis.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 46m
Avg. Price
$26.49

Plan your next adventure:

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 Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St.
  • Greyhound 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