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Springfield, IL to Indianapolis bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$47.00
Shortest Duration8h 15m
Trips per day2
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How much does a bus ticket from Springfield, IL to Indianapolis cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Springfield to Indianapolis were $47.00.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Springfield to Indianapolis is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Springfield, IL to Indianapolis?

The distance between Springfield and Indianapolis is approximately 185.53 miles, or 298.51 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 8 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 15 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Springfield, IL to Indianapolis by bus is usually on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Monday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from Springfield, IL to Indianapolis has the most daily schedules

On average there are 2 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Springfield, IL to Indianapolis, with an average of 2 trips per day and 2 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Springfield to Indianapolis. Of the 2 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Springfield, IL to Indianapolis starts at $42.00.

1 carriers offer Springfield, IL to Indianapolis bus trips


Book Greyhound from Springfield to Indianapolis from $47.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Springfield to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $60.50 for a Greyhound ticket to Indianapolis. In Springfield, Greyhound departs to Indianapolis from Shanners Tire, In Indianapolis, Greyhound arrives at 350 S Illinois St and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Springfield to Indianapolis takes 8 hours and 41 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Indianapolis in 8 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $60.50 for a weekend trip to Indianapolis.

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Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Springfield. Most bus trips to Indianapolis will depart from:
  • Shanners Tire
Bus trips arrive in Indianapolis at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Indianapolis for trips arriving from Springfield:
  • 350 S Illinois St
  • Intl Airport - Zone 1 Ground Transp Ctr