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Bloomington to Indianapolis bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$11.50
Shortest Duration1h 0m
Trips per day4
Bus lines1
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Bloomington to Indianapolis
Based on 5 reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Users that traveled with Miller Transportation report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
March 5, 2020Visiting family
Reliance on a printout of the ticket can be a real problem for some people. Go digital
October 4, 2019Couples trip
Very nice driver
September 29, 2019Visiting friends
The bus and the seat was very comfortable and spacious.
we did not have wifi on our trip from Bloomington to Indianapolis. wifi was available on our return trip only which was from Indianapolis to bloomington.
i would recommend this to all my friends and family members.
August 10, 2019Solo travel
Despite road closures near the station due to a special event, our driver navigated us into the station just a couple of minutes behind schedule. All in all a smooth trip on a very comfortable bus.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Bloomington 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 bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus 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 bus ticket from Bloomington to Indianapolis?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $13.46 was the low point for bus fares from Bloomington to Indianapolis. Buses from Indianapolis to Bloomington are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $13.46 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 bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 8 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $1.72 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 1 hour 7 minutes to cover the 46 miles (74 kilometers) from Bloomington to Indianapolis. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour, You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Bloomington?

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Bloomington to Indianapolis, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Bloomington to Indianapolis every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

What bus companies travel from Bloomington to Indianapolis?

There is one bus company that operates from Bloomington to Indianapolis. Miller Transportation is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Miller Transportation41h 8m$14.14

Where does the bus leave from in Bloomington?

Bloomington, Indiana has two bus stations with service to Indianapolis, Indiana:

  • Bloomington Transit Ctr

Where does the bus arrive in Indianapolis?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Indianapolis, Indiana:

  • 350 S Illinois St
  • Intl Airport - Zone 1 Ground Transp Ctr

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