Cheap bus tickets fromIndianapolis to Chicago

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traveling from Indianapolis to Chicago by bus

Cheapest price$5.00
Shortest Duration3h 15m
Trips per day19
bus carriers3
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Indianapolis to Chicago?

The best way to get the cheapest 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 $22.91. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average $18.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Indianapolis to Chicago by bus is at 2:00 AM on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 3:00 AM on Monday 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 Indianapolis to Chicago?

On average there are 19 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Indianapolis to Chicago, with an average of 10 trips per day and 205 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers currently travel from Indianapolis to Chicago. Of the 19 trips there are 14 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

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

bus lines that run from Indianapolis to Chicago

Miller Transportation

Miller Transportation operates, on average, 4 bus schedule(s) from Indianapolis to Chicago. The average Miller Transportation ticket to Chicago costs $39.00. Cheap Miller Transportation tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $28.50. In Indianapolis, Miller Transportation departs from Intl Airport - Zone 1 Ground Transp Ctr and 1 other station. In Chicago, Miller Transportation arrives at Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Miller Transportation from Indianapolis to Chicago takes 4 hours and 51 minutes, while the fastest available Miller Transportation trip will get you to Chicago in 3 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Miller Transportation offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $40.09 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Miller Transportation
Miller Transportation
Air conditioning
Restroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
4h 51m
Avg. Price
$39.00

Megabus

Megabus operates, on average, 5 bus schedule(s) from Indianapolis to Chicago. The average Megabus ticket to Chicago costs $25.91. Cheap Megabus tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $1.00. In Indianapolis, Megabus departs 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 29 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Chicago in 3 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay $28.01 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Megabus
Megabus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 29m
Avg. Price
$25.91

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 10 bus schedule(s) from Indianapolis to Chicago. The average Greyhound ticket to Chicago costs $27.74. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $15.00. In Indianapolis, Greyhound departs from 350 S Illinois St and no other station. In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Indianapolis to Chicago takes 3 hours and 52 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 3 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 10 trips per day and you could expect to pay $29.75 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 52m
Avg. Price
$27.74

Plan your next adventure:

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