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Facts about the bus from Chicago to Indianapolis

Cheapest Bus$0.99
Fastest Bus4h 25m
Earliest Bus9:45 AM
Latest Bus9:30 PM
Daily Bus Routes2 Ø
Distance165.2 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus, Greyhound US, OurBus
Do you want to travel by bus from Chicago to Indianapolis?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Chicago and arriving in Indianapolis and show you the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll show you bus tickets from companies traveling this route, such as FlixBus, Greyhound US or OurBus. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets for the Chicago Indianapolis bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Chicago and Indianapolis which will help you find your way around. In addition, we'll show you options for onward travel from Indianapolis, alternative destinations from Chicago, and the most popular airport shuttles from Indianapolis.

The cheapest bus routes from Chicago to Indianapolis

Today
from $34.00
Tomorrow
from $31.00
10/26
from $0.99
10/27
from $30.00
10/28
from $30.00
10/29
from $14.99

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • FlixBus
    10:00 AM
    Chicago, IL - Canal & Van Buren
    Duration 4h 30m
    2:30 PM
    Indianapolis, IN - Mile Square
    from$0.99
  • Greyhound US
    10:20 AM
    Chicago, IL - Union Station
    Duration 11h 0m
    9:20 PM
    Indianapolis, IN - Greyhound Bus Station
    from$28.00
  • Greyhound US
    9:00 PM
    Chicago
    Duration 4h 55m
    1:55 AM
    Indianapolis
    from$28.00
  • Greyhound US
    9:30 PM
    Chicago, IL - Union Station
    Duration 5h 25m
    2:55 AM
    Indianapolis, IN - Greyhound Bus Station
    from$28.00
  • Greyhound US
    9:30 PM
    Chicago
    Duration 4h 25m
    1:55 AM
    Indianapolis
    from$28.00
  • Greyhound US
    9:00 PM
    Chicago
    Duration 5h 55m
    2:55 AM
    Indianapolis
    from$28.00
  • Greyhound US
    9:45 AM
    Chicago, IL - Union Station
    Duration 5h 50m
    3:35 PM
    Indianapolis, IN - Greyhound Bus Station
    from$28.00

What are the cheapest buses from Chicago to Indianapolis you would typically find?

Bus schedules may change. Below, you'll find bus companies that usually provide the bus route Chicago to Indianapolis but are currently out of service.
  • OurBus
    3:00 PM
    Chicago, IL - Union Station
    Duration 4h 55m
    7:55 PM
    Indianapolis, IN - Downtown Transit Center
    from$30.00
    Temporarily not available: last found 08/15/2021

Bus Chicago to Indianapolis: Further Information

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Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from Chicago to Indianapolis and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by FlixBus at $0.99, whereas the quickest connection takes 4h 25m. So it's up to you whether you want to choose the cheapest ticket, the fastest trip or the bus with the most amenities. No matter what you're looking for, we can help you find the deal that best meets your needs!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customize everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Chicago Indianapolis bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from Chicago to Indianapolis!

Bus stops in Chicago and Indianapolis

Stations
Indianapolis, IN - BP Gas Station 70/91
N Post Rd 2102, 46219  Indianapolis  (USA)
Indianapolis, IN - Downtown Transit Center
North Delaware St between E Market St and E Wabash St , 46204  Indianapolis  (USA)
Indianapolis, IN - Greyhound Bus Station
S Illinois St 350, 46225  Indianapolis  (USA)
Indianapolis, IN - Mile Square
Monument Circle 2250, 46204  Indianapolis  (USA)
Indianapolis, IN - N Alabama St
N Alabama St , 46204  Indianapolis  (USA)
Indianapolis, IN - Washington / Delaware
E Washington St between N Delaware St and N Alabama St , 46204  Indianapolis  (USA)

FAQs about the bus route Chicago to Indianapolis

How much does a Chicago Indianapolis bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $0.99 and takes 4h 30m to reach Indianapolis. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Chicago to Indianapolis?

This route is offered by 3 bus companies with a range of ticket prices between $0.99 and $45.00. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Indianapolis.

On average, how many connections are available from Chicago to Indianapolis each day?

Every day, the Chicago Indianapolis bus route is served by approximately 2 connections. With our search engine, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Chicago to Indianapolis take?

The fastest bus from Chicago to Indianapolis is offered by Greyhound US and takes 4h 25m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $32.00. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Chicago to Indianapolis?

The earliest bus arriving in Indianapolis from Chicago starts at 9:45 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Chicago to Indianapolis?

The latest bus trip departing from Chicago for Indianapolis starts at 9:30 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Chicago Indianapolis route?

When traveling by bus from Chicago to Indianapolis, passengers can travel with FlixBus, Greyhound US and OurBus. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus from Chicago to Indianapolis?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from Chicago to Indianapolis, CheckMyBus currently compares 4 direct bus connections with the following companies: FlixBus, Greyhound US and OurBus

What can I take with me on the Chicago to Indianapolis bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Chicago Indianapolis bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Chicago Indianapolis bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Chicago to Indianapolis on your planned travel date.

Compare Chicago and Indianapolis

Chicago
2.70 Million
Indianapolis
0.83 Million
$4.65
$4.24
Chicago
Indianapolis
A cab ride in Chicago is 9% more expensive than in Indianapolis.
$2.25
$1.75
Chicago
Indianapolis
A bus fare in Chicago is 23% more expensive than in Indianapolis.
$5.00
$3.50
Chicago
Indianapolis
A large beer in Chicago is 30% more expensive than in Indianapolis.
$1.90
$1.29
Chicago
Indianapolis
A bottle of water in Chicago is 33% more expensive than in Indianapolis.
$10.74
$10.39
Chicago
Indianapolis
A meal in Chicago is 4% more expensive than in Indianapolis.

Bus routes from Chicago and Indianapolis

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