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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne. Traveling by bus from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne usually takes around 2 hours and 35 minutes, but the fastest Barons Bus Lines bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance105 mi (169 km)
Shortest duration2h 10m
Cheapest price$20.00
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceBarons Bus Lines
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Andreas

March 25, 2022- Visiting family

Barons Bus Lines

Pros: The driver was great at his job and very professional. The staff at the Indianapolis bus station not super helpful or cheerful at all. They did answer my questions but fell like I disturbed them. Also the bus station in Indianapolis was a bit dirty and messy. Con...

Pros: The driver was great at his job and very professional. The staff at the Indianapolis bus station not super helpful or cheerful at all. They did answer my questions but fell like I disturbed them. Also the bus station in Indianapolis was a bit dirty and messy. Cons: Staff at Indianapolis bus station.

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How much is a bus ticket from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne?

Typically $31.00 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Fort Wayne. At this price a bus trip is a cheap way to travel from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne is expected to range from $31 to $32. If you are looking to travel to Fort Wayne within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $31. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $31 and can be found on May 25, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $38 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 14 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $3.75 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne that you can compare and book on Wanderu. However, each company only runs one bus per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Barons Bus Lines12h 10m$20.00
Miller Transportation13h 0m$44.02
  • Barons Bus Lines

    Barons Bus Lines

    Book Barons Bus Lines from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne from $20. Typically there is one Barons Bus Lines schedule per day from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne and you can expect on average to pay for a Barons Bus Lines ticket to Fort Wayne. In Indianapolis, Barons Bus Lines departs to Fort Wayne from 350 S Illinois St . In Fort Wayne, Barons Bus Lines arrives at Citilink Ctrl Station - 121 West Baker St .

    An average trip on Barons Bus Lines from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne takes 2 hours and 10 minutes .

    On weekends, Barons Bus Lines offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Fort Wayne.

  • Miller Transportation

    Miller Transportation

    Miller Transportation, through its popular bus service Hoosier Ride, connects a number of cities across six states in the Midwest via intercity bus travel. Miller buses keep you connected throughout your journey with free WiFi and power outlets on board. The carrier is consistently rated well for on-time bus arrivals. The trip from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne usually lasts 3 hours and 0 minutes on Miller Transportation, and ticket prices start at $42.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 35 minutes to cover the 105 miles from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 10 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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

Because many passengers travel from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Indianapolis?

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00am. To see the times for all buses from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne. One bus is a direct connection, meaning that you can stay on the same vehicle for the entire trip, without having to transfer onto a connecting bus at any point.

City Information

Indianapolis

Indianapolis, or often referred to as just Indy, is the capital and largest city in the state of Indiana. While the city attracts thousands of visitors from the area every month, it is during Memorial Day weekend that Indianapolis becomes the place to be for over 300,000 race car fans from all over the globe. The reason for that is the Indianapolis 500, an annual automobile race and the world’s largest single day sporting event, taking place at the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

If you’re not in Indianapolis for Memorial Day weekend, you can learn about the race and see a rare collection of 500 Indy race vehicles and memorabilia at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum. And while you’re on a history streak, stop by at one of the many war memorials found throughout the city, like the Soldiers and Sailors monument, the World War II memorial, and the Indiana War Memorial where you must check out the Shrine Room for a stunning one-of-a-kind experience.

Over the past few years, Indianapolis has also been cultivating a vibrant restaurant scene, offering classic American dishes made with ingredients from local farmers, and a growing selection of international cuisine. If you’re a beer fan, you will be happy to know that Indianapolis has some of the highest quality breweries in the U.S.

Located in the heart of America’s Midwest, Indianapolis offers easy connections by bus and train to other Midwestern hubs like Chicago, Louisville, and Cincinnati, while the conveniently located airport connects Indy with the rest of the world.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Indianapolis?

Main departure station: Intl Airport - Zone 1 Ground Transp Ctr

Indianapolis has two bus stations with service to Fort Wayne.

All bus stations in Indianapolis:

  • Intl Airport - Zone 1 Ground Transp Ctr

  • 350 S Illinois St

Where does the bus arrive in Fort Wayne?

Main arrival station: Citilink Ctrl Station - 121 West Baker St

All buses from Indianapolis arrive at one main station in Fort Wayne.

All bus stations in Fort Wayne:

  • Citilink Ctrl Station - 121 West Baker St

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