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Milwaukee-Indianapolis Bus Schedule
Milwaukee to Indianapolis bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||6h 10m|
|Trips per day||4|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Milwaukee to Indianapolis right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Milwaukee to Indianapolis?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $36.60 was the low point for bus fares from Milwaukee to Indianapolis. Buses from Indianapolis to Milwaukee are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $36.60 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 5 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $26.07 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 7 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 243 miles (392 kilometers) from Milwaukee, WI to Indianapolis, IN. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 10 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, 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 Milwaukee?
The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Milwaukee to Indianapolis, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Milwaukee to Indianapolis every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Milwaukee to Indianapolis; ticket prices start at $48.00.
What bus companies travel from Milwaukee to Indianapolis?
There is one bus company that operates from Milwaukee to Indianapolis. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
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Where does the bus leave from in Milwaukee?
Milwaukee, Wisconsin has two bus stations with service to Indianapolis, Indiana:
- Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave
Where does the bus arrive in Indianapolis?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Indianapolis, Indiana:
- 350 S Illinois St
- Intl Airport - Zone 1 Ground Transp Ctr
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