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Overview: Bus from Chicago to Indianapolis, IN

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$24 (€20)
frequencyBus frequency4 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 4 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesGreyhound or Amtrak

Buses from Chicago to Indianapolis, IN cover the 163 miles (263 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 30 min with our travel partners like Greyhound or Amtrak. Normally, there are 4 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $24 (€20), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $15 (€12).

Bus providers: Amtrak from Chicago to Indianapolis, IN

You can travel by bus between Chicago and Indianapolis, IN with Amtrak for as low as $15 (€12). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main bus company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak buses running daily, you can travel by bus across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela bus for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your bus journey to Indianapolis, IN from Chicago, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

  • Average Price: $26

Travel Tips: Bus to Indianapolis, IN from Chicago

Take the bus to Indianapolis, IN easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chicago to Indianapolis, IN.
FAQs

How much do cheap buses between Chicago and Indianapolis, IN cost?

Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Indianapolis, IN from Chicago for as low as $15 (€12)  for the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a bus to Indianapolis, IN from Chicago?

The Chicago to Indianapolis, IN bus ticket price is on average $24 (€20)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.

How far is Chicago to Indianapolis, IN by bus?

You should expect to travel around 163 miles (263 km)  to Indianapolis, IN from Chicago by bus.

How many hours is the bus time between Chicago and Indianapolis, IN?

On average the Chicago to Indianapolis, IN bus time is 3 h 30 min  covering the 163 miles (263 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What bus providers go from Chicago to Indianapolis, IN?

If you're looking for buses from Chicago to Indianapolis, IN, you can rely on Greyhound or Amtrak to get you to Indianapolis, IN. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Chicago to Indianapolis, IN trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Is there a direct bus from Chicago to Indianapolis, IN?

Yes, there are 4 direct buses a day between Chicago and Indianapolis, IN. If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with Flixbus, Amtrak, OurBus or Greyhound. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.

How many bus services are there between Chicago and Indianapolis, IN a day?

The average number of buses departing Chicago for Indianapolis, IN is 4 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest bus from Chicago to Indianapolis, IN? When is the last bus from Chicago to Indianapolis, IN?

The earliest bus for this trip departs from Chicago at 3: 30 PM. The last bus leaves from Chicago at 4: 20 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Chicago to Indianapolis, IN and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I purchase bus tickets to Indianapolis, IN from Chicago for the best deals?

If you buy the Chicago to Indianapolis, IN bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $24 (€20). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses to Indianapolis, IN from Chicago. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.