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Detroit to Indianapolis bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$33.00
Shortest Duration5h 35m
Trips per day6
bus carriers3
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Detroit to Indianapolis

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Detroit 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 Detroit to Indianapolis were $47.00. By booking 17 days out, tickets are on average $14.33 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Detroit to Indianapolis?

The distance between Detroit and Indianapolis is approximately 240.22 miles, or 386.50 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 9 hours and 12 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 35 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 Detroit to Indianapolis?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Detroit to Indianapolis by bus is usually on Friday. 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. Sunday 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.

Greyhound from Detroit to Indianapolis has the most daily schedules

On average there are 6 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Detroit to Indianapolis, with an average of 3 trips per day and 66 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers serve the route from Detroit to Indianapolis. Of the 6 trips there is one direct trip available per day.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Detroit to Indianapolis starts at $54.00.

3 carriers offer Detroit to Indianapolis bus trips

Barons Bus Lines

Book Barons Bus Lines from Detroit to Indianapolis from $55.00. Typically there is one Barons Bus Lines schedule per day from Detroit to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $55.00 for a Barons Bus Lines ticket to Indianapolis. In Detroit, Barons Bus Lines departs to Indianapolis from Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St, In Indianapolis, Barons Bus Lines arrives at 350 S Illinois St,

An average trip on Barons Bus Lines from Detroit to Indianapolis takes 5 hours and 36 minutes, while the fastest available Barons Bus Lines trip will get you to Indianapolis in 5 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Barons Bus Lines offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $55.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Indianapolis.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 36m
Avg. Price
$55.00

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Detroit to Indianapolis from $44.00. There are 3 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Detroit to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $51.30 for a Greyhound ticket to Indianapolis. In Detroit, Greyhound departs to Indianapolis from Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St and one other station. In Indianapolis, Greyhound arrives at 350 S Illinois St and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Detroit to Indianapolis takes 10 hours and 16 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Indianapolis in 5 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $55.17 for a weekend trip to Indianapolis.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
10h 16m
Avg. Price
$51.30

Miller Transportation

Book Miller Transportation from Detroit to Indianapolis from $33.00. Typically there is one Miller Transportation schedule per day from Detroit to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $47.55 for a Miller Transportation ticket to Indianapolis. In Detroit, Miller Transportation departs to Indianapolis from Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St and one other station. In Indianapolis, Miller Transportation arrives at 350 S Illinois St,

An average trip on Miller Transportation from Detroit to Indianapolis takes 9 hours and 36 minutes, while the fastest available Miller Transportation trip will get you to Indianapolis in 5 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Miller Transportation offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $49.72 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Indianapolis.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
9h 36m
Avg. Price
$47.55

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Detroit. Most bus trips to Indianapolis will depart from:
  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave
Bus trips arrive in Indianapolis at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Indianapolis for trips arriving from Detroit:
  • 350 S Illinois St
  • Intl Airport - Zone 1 Ground Transp Ctr