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Journey Information

Indianapolis to Louisville bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$18.00
Shortest duration2h 0m
Trips per day11
Bus lines4

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Indianapolis to Louisville 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.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

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 much is a bus ticket from Indianapolis to Louisville?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $24.86 was the low point for bus fares from Indianapolis to Louisville. Buses from Louisville to Indianapolis are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $24.86 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 20 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $11.76 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 2 hours and 41 minutes to cover the 107 miles (172 kilometers) from Indianapolis, IN to Louisville, KY. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours, It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

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

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Louisville. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, 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 Indianapolis?

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Indianapolis to Louisville, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 11 scheduled buses that travel from Indianapolis to Louisville every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 8 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 Indianapolis to Louisville?

There are 4 bus lines from Indianapolis, Indiana to Louisville, Kentucky. With 5 daily trips, Miller Transportation usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway22h 8m$31.00
Greyhound32h 10m$22.76
Miller Transportation53h 58m$35.49
Tornado Bus12h 14m$114.49

Book Amtrak Thruway from Indianapolis to Louisville from $31. There are 2 trips per day offered by Amtrak Thruway from Indianapolis to Louisville and you can expect on average to pay $31 for a Amtrak Thruway ticket to Louisville. In Indianapolis, Amtrak Thruway departs to Louisville from 350 S Illinois St, In Louisville, Amtrak Thruway arrives at Bus Terminal - 720 W Muhammad Ali Blvd, An average trip on Amtrak Thruway from Indianapolis to Louisville takes 2 hours and 8 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Thruway trip will get you to Louisville in 2 hours and 0 minutes, On weekends, Amtrak Thruway offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $31 for a weekend trip to Louisville.

Book Greyhound from Indianapolis to Louisville from $18. There are 3 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Indianapolis to Louisville and you can expect on average to pay $23 for a Greyhound ticket to Louisville. In Indianapolis, Greyhound departs to Louisville from 350 S Illinois St, In Louisville, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 720 W Muhammad Ali Blvd, An average trip on Greyhound from Indianapolis to Louisville takes 2 hours and 10 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Louisville in 2 hours and 0 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $24 for a weekend trip to Louisville.

Book Miller Transportation from Indianapolis to Louisville from $21. There are 5 trips per day offered by Miller Transportation from Indianapolis to Louisville and you can expect on average to pay $35 for a Miller Transportation ticket to Louisville. In Indianapolis, Miller Transportation departs to Louisville from Intl Airport - Zone 1 Ground Transp Ctr and one other station. In Louisville, Miller Transportation arrives at Bus Terminal - 720 W Muhammad Ali Blvd, An average trip on Miller Transportation from Indianapolis to Louisville takes 3 hours and 58 minutes, while the fastest available Miller Transportation trip will get you to Louisville in 2 hours and 0 minutes, On weekends, Miller Transportation offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $36 for a weekend trip to Louisville.

Book Tornado Bus from Indianapolis to Louisville from $112. Typically there is one Tornado Bus schedule per day from Indianapolis to Louisville and you can expect on average to pay $114 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Louisville. In Indianapolis, Tornado Bus departs to Louisville from 2911 W Washington St, In Louisville, Tornado Bus arrives at 5215 Preston Hwy, An average trip on Tornado Bus from Indianapolis to Louisville takes 2 hours and 14 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Louisville in 2 hours and 0 minutes, On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $112 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Louisville.

Price trends for buses from Indianapolis to Louisville

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Indianapolis, IN to Louisville, KY

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Chad

July 26, 2019 - Visiting family

Megabus

Pros: The professionalism, we arrived in a timely manner. Cons: The cleanliness of the bus. and the outlets. Some outlets are without power. Tips: Bring a rechargeable battery if you have one. Also, bring snacks and headphones. Pros: The professionalism, we arrived in a timely manner. Cons: The cleanliness of the bus. and the outlets. Some outlets are without power. Tips: Bring a rechargeable battery if you have one. Also, bring snacks and headphones.

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