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Louisville to Indianapolis bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration1h 55m
Trips per day10
bus carriers6
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How much does a bus ticket from Louisville to Indianapolis cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Louisville to Indianapolis were $10.62.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Louisville to Indianapolis is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 26 days out, tickets are on average $7.12 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Louisville to Indianapolis?

The distance between Louisville and Indianapolis is approximately 106.96 miles, or 172.10 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 2 hours and 54 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 55 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's the best day to take the bus from Louisville to Indianapolis?

If you want to avoid a crowded bus, Thursday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for buses from Louisville to Indianapolis.

In contrast, the busiest bus day of the week is usually Sunday. If you are planning to book travel for Sunday, make sure to book your bus tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual.

Which bus should you take from Louisville to Indianapolis?

Typically there are 10 scheduled buses per day. 6 bus companies serve the route from Louisville to Indianapolis.

The best option will depend on the time of your trip, available prices and other factors, but Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Louisville to Indianapolis, with an average of 4 trips per day and 84 monthly trips.

Of the 10 trips there are 8 trips that are direct connections to Indianapolis.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Louisville to Indianapolis starts at $31.00.

6 carriers offer Louisville to Indianapolis bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Louisville to Indianapolis from $13.00. There are 4 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Louisville to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $20.79 for a Greyhound ticket to Indianapolis. In Louisville, Greyhound departs to Indianapolis from Bus Terminal - 720 W Muhammad Ali Blvd, In Indianapolis, Greyhound arrives at 350 S Illinois St and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Louisville to Indianapolis takes 2 hours and 22 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Indianapolis in 1 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $22.12 for a weekend trip to Indianapolis.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 22m
Avg. Price
$20.79

Megabus

Book Megabus from Louisville to Indianapolis from $1.00. Typically there is one Megabus schedule per day from Louisville to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $11.44 for a Megabus ticket to Indianapolis. In Louisville, Megabus departs to Indianapolis from W Muhammad Ali Blvd & S 7th Street, In Indianapolis, Megabus arrives at N Alabama St btwn E Market St and E Wabash St,

An average trip on Megabus from Louisville to Indianapolis takes 2 hours and 51 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Indianapolis in 1 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $12.30 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Indianapolis.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 51m
Avg. Price
$11.44

Miller Transportation

Book Miller Transportation from Louisville to Indianapolis from $15.50. There are 3 trips per day offered by Miller Transportation from Louisville to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $23.82 for a Miller Transportation ticket to Indianapolis. In Louisville, Miller Transportation departs to Indianapolis from Bus Terminal - 720 W Muhammad Ali Blvd, In Indianapolis, Miller Transportation arrives at 350 S Illinois St and one other station.

An average trip on Miller Transportation from Louisville to Indianapolis takes 3 hours and 33 minutes, while the fastest available Miller Transportation trip will get you to Indianapolis in 1 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Miller Transportation offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $26.71 for a weekend trip to Indianapolis.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 33m
Avg. Price
$23.82

Amtrak Thruway

Book Amtrak Thruway from Louisville to Indianapolis from $31.00. Typically there is one Amtrak Thruway schedule per day from Louisville to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $31.00 for a Amtrak Thruway ticket to Indianapolis. In Louisville, Amtrak Thruway departs to Indianapolis from Bus Terminal - 720 W Muhammad Ali Blvd, In Indianapolis, Amtrak Thruway arrives at 350 S Illinois St,

An average trip on Amtrak Thruway from Louisville to Indianapolis takes 2 hours and 0 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Thruway trip will get you to Indianapolis in 1 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Thruway offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $31.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Indianapolis.

Restroom
Loyalty rewards
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 0m
Avg. Price
$31.00

OurBus

Book OurBus from Louisville to Indianapolis from $15.00. Typically there is one OurBus schedule per day from Louisville to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $15.00 for a OurBus ticket to Indianapolis. In Louisville, OurBus departs to Indianapolis from Down the street from 300 S 3rd St, In Indianapolis, OurBus arrives at E Washington St btwn Delaware St & N Alabama St,

An average trip on OurBus from Louisville to Indianapolis takes 2 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available OurBus trip will get you to Indianapolis in 1 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, OurBus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $15.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Indianapolis.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Free water
Avg. Time
2h 20m
Avg. Price
$15.00

Tornado Bus

Book Tornado Bus from Louisville to Indianapolis from $135.00. Typically there is one Tornado Bus schedule per day from Louisville to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $147.50 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Indianapolis. In Louisville, Tornado Bus departs to Indianapolis from 5215 Preston Hwy, In Indianapolis, Tornado Bus arrives at TBC Indianapolis,

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Louisville to Indianapolis takes 2 hours and 11 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Indianapolis in 1 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $147.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Indianapolis.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 11m
Avg. Price
$147.50

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have bus departures from Louisville. Most bus trips to Indianapolis will depart from:
  • Bus Terminal - 720 W Muhammad Ali Blvd
  • W Muhammad Ali Blvd & S 7th Street
  • 5215 Preston Hwy
  • Down the street from 300 S 3rd St
Bus trips arrive in Indianapolis at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Indianapolis for trips arriving from Louisville:
  • 350 S Illinois St
  • Intl Airport - Zone 1 Ground Transp Ctr
  • N Alabama St btwn E Market St and E Wabash St
  • TBC Indianapolis
  • E Washington St btwn Delaware St & N Alabama St