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Cincinnati to Indianapolis bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration2h 5m
Trips per day14
bus carriers5
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Overall score for Cincinnati to Indianapolis
5.0
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Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
3.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
Chris
5.0
July 5, 2019Couples trip
Pros
Well the fact it was on time and we made it there on time as well I love it !!!!
Cons
Nothing it was all great
Tips
Don’t worry about it being late at all

How much does a bus ticket from Cincinnati to Indianapolis cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Cincinnati to Indianapolis were $9.11.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Cincinnati to Indianapolis is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 27 days out, tickets are on average $6.77 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Cincinnati to Indianapolis?

The distance between Cincinnati and Indianapolis is approximately 99.19 miles, or 159.60 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 3 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 5 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 Cincinnati to Indianapolis?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Cincinnati 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. Monday 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 Cincinnati to Indianapolis has the most daily schedules

On average there are 14 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Cincinnati to Indianapolis, with an average of 7 trips per day and 134 monthly trips. 5 bus carriers serve the route from Cincinnati to Indianapolis. Of the 14 trips there are 8 trips that are direct connections to Indianapolis.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Cincinnati to Indianapolis starts at $20.00.

5 carriers offer Cincinnati to Indianapolis bus trips

Barons Bus Lines

Book Barons Bus Lines from Cincinnati to Indianapolis from $18.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Barons Bus Lines from Cincinnati to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $28.12 for a Barons Bus Lines ticket to Indianapolis. In Cincinnati, Barons Bus Lines departs to Indianapolis from Bus Terminal - 1005 Gilbert Ave and one other station. In Indianapolis, Barons Bus Lines arrives at 350 S Illinois St,

An average trip on Barons Bus Lines from Cincinnati to Indianapolis takes 6 hours and 11 minutes, while the fastest available Barons Bus Lines trip will get you to Indianapolis in 2 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Barons Bus Lines offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $29.77 for a weekend trip to Indianapolis.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 11m
Avg. Price
$28.12

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Cincinnati to Indianapolis from $9.00. There are 7 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Cincinnati to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $18.25 for a Greyhound ticket to Indianapolis. In Cincinnati, Greyhound departs to Indianapolis from Bus Terminal - 1005 Gilbert Ave, In Indianapolis, Greyhound arrives at 350 S Illinois St and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Cincinnati to Indianapolis takes 4 hours and 17 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Indianapolis in 2 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 7 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $20.23 for a weekend trip to Indianapolis.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 17m
Avg. Price
$18.25

Megabus

Book Megabus from Cincinnati to Indianapolis from $1.00. There are 6 trips per day offered by Megabus from Cincinnati to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $11.57 for a Megabus ticket to Indianapolis. In Cincinnati, Megabus departs to Indianapolis from Univ of Cinc - 2815 Commons Way and one other station. In Indianapolis, Megabus arrives at N Alabama St btwn E Market St and E Wabash St,

An average trip on Megabus from Cincinnati to Indianapolis takes 2 hours and 30 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Indianapolis in 2 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $13.61 for a weekend trip to Indianapolis.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 30m
Avg. Price
$11.57

Amtrak Thruway

Book Amtrak Thruway from Cincinnati to Indianapolis from $22.00. Typically there is one Amtrak Thruway schedule per day from Cincinnati to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $22.00 for a Amtrak Thruway ticket to Indianapolis. In Cincinnati, Amtrak Thruway departs to Indianapolis from Bus Terminal - 1005 Gilbert Ave, In Indianapolis, Amtrak Thruway arrives at 350 S Illinois St,

An average trip on Amtrak Thruway from Cincinnati to Indianapolis takes 2 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Thruway offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $22.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Indianapolis.

Restroom
Loyalty rewards
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 5m
Avg. Price
$22.00

OurBus

Book OurBus from Cincinnati to Indianapolis from $20.00. Typically there is one OurBus schedule per day from Cincinnati to Indianapolis and you can expect on average to pay $20.00 for a OurBus ticket to Indianapolis. In Cincinnati, OurBus departs to Indianapolis from 2515 Clifton Ave, In Indianapolis, OurBus arrives at E Washington St btwn Delaware St & N Alabama St,

An average trip on OurBus from Cincinnati to Indianapolis takes 2 hours and 11 minutes, while the fastest available OurBus trip will get you to Indianapolis in 2 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, OurBus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $20.00 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 11m
Avg. Price
$20.00

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have bus departures from Cincinnati. Most bus trips to Indianapolis will depart from:
  • Bus Terminal - 1005 Gilbert Ave
  • Univ of Cinc - 2815 Commons Way
  • Parking lot - 691 Gest St
  • 2515 Clifton Ave
Bus trips arrive in Indianapolis at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Indianapolis for trips arriving from Cincinnati:
  • 350 S Illinois St
  • N Alabama St btwn E Market St and E Wabash St
  • Intl Airport - Zone 1 Ground Transp Ctr
  • E Washington St btwn Delaware St & N Alabama St