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South Bend to Indianapolis bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$27.00
Shortest Duration3h 30m
Trips per day4
bus carriers3
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How to book cheap bus tickets from South Bend to Indianapolis

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from South Bend to Indianapolis is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from South Bend to Indianapolis were $37.00. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average $29.50 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from South Bend to Indianapolis?

The distance between South Bend and Indianapolis is approximately 131.99 miles, or 212.37 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 5 hours and 53 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 30 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 South Bend to Indianapolis?

The busiest time of the week for travel from South Bend to Indianapolis by bus is usually on Thursday. 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. Tuesday 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.

Barons Bus Lines from South Bend to Indianapolis has the most daily schedules

On average there are 4 scheduled bus trips per day. Barons Bus Lines has the most regularly scheduled departures from South Bend to Indianapolis, with an average of 2 trips per day and 35 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers serve the route from South Bend to Indianapolis. Of the 4 trips there is one direct trip available per day.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from South Bend to Indianapolis starts at $39.00.

3 carriers offer South Bend to Indianapolis bus trips

Barons Bus Lines

Book Barons Bus Lines from South Bend to Indianapolis from $27.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Barons Bus Lines from South Bend to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $48.19 for a Barons Bus Lines ticket to Indianapolis. In South Bend, Barons Bus Lines departs to Indianapolis from South Bend Intl Airport, In Indianapolis, Barons Bus Lines arrives at 350 S Illinois St,

An average trip on Barons Bus Lines from South Bend to Indianapolis takes 6 hours and 45 minutes, while the fastest available Barons Bus Lines trip will get you to Indianapolis in 3 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Barons Bus Lines offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $50.54 for a weekend trip to Indianapolis.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 45m
Avg. Price
$48.19

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from South Bend to Indianapolis from $34.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Greyhound from South Bend to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $40.94 for a Greyhound ticket to Indianapolis. In South Bend, Greyhound departs to Indianapolis from South Bend Intl Airport, In Indianapolis, Greyhound arrives at 350 S Illinois St,

An average trip on Greyhound from South Bend to Indianapolis takes 7 hours and 18 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Indianapolis in 3 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $46.39 for a weekend trip to Indianapolis.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 18m
Avg. Price
$40.94

Miller Transportation

Book Miller Transportation from South Bend to Indianapolis from $37.00. Typically there is one Miller Transportation schedule per day from South Bend to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $42.36 for a Miller Transportation ticket to Indianapolis. In South Bend, Miller Transportation departs to Indianapolis from South Bend Intl Airport, In Indianapolis, Miller Transportation arrives at 350 S Illinois St,

An average trip on Miller Transportation from South Bend to Indianapolis takes 3 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Miller Transportation offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $42.44 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Indianapolis.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 30m
Avg. Price
$42.36

Plan your next adventure

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