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Columbus - Columbus Bus Station
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Bus Columbus to Indianapolis: Trip Overview

Bus Columbus to Indianapolis: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$57
Average bus trip duration3h 50m
Number of daily buses4
Earliest bus departure5:45 AM
Distance168 miles (270 km)
Latest bus departure10:45 PM

Columbus to Indianapolis Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Departures4
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures5:45AM - 10:45PM
Minimum Price$29
Average Ticket Price$57
Minimum Trip Duration3h30m
Average Bus Trip Duration3h50m
Distance168 miles (270 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteGreyhound, FlixBus
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Columbus - Indianapolis

Taking the bus is the best way to travel to Indianapolis without a car. Traveling by bus offers a budget-friendly, secure, and easy way to go between the two cities. You also have the option of using carpooling services.

Traveling from Columbus to Indianapolis takes around 3h 50m on average, but you can get there in as little as 3h 30m with the quickest bus. This is the time it takes to travel the 168 miles (271 km) that separate the two cities.

Columbus and Indianapolis are 168 miles (271 km) apart.

About 4 buses travel this route daily, provided by Greyhound and FlixBus. The number of buses running from Columbus to Indianapolis may change based on the day of the week. Simplify your trip from Columbus to Indianapolis by checking the schedules and selecting the bus that fits your travel needs and budget on Busbud.

The bus service operates from 5:45 AM for the initial departure and runs until 10:45 PM for the final departure.

The majority of buses traveling from Columbus to Indianapolis start their journey at Columbus Bus Station and wind up at Greyhound Amtrak Station. These are the most popular pick-up and drop-off locations on this route, but you could find others that could be a better fit for your travel plans.

Go for the bus if you want the most economical way to travel this route. With prices starting at $52, you won't find a cheaper way to get there.

The bus ticket costs $57 on average. Over the last 30 days, the prices ranged between $52 and $119, so make sure to compare them to get the best option.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

If you're abroad, study some local language. Not only could it get you out of a pickle during your bus trip from Columbus to Indianapolis but it'll also be endearing to native speakers who will surely appreciate your effort.

Start sightseeing the minute your bus leaves the station. If you're on the night bus from Columbus to Indianapolis, get comfy and count the stars.

Buses have one of the smallest carbon footprints of motorized transport modes. A bus going from Columbus to Indianapolis will emit less CO2 than a car or an airplane.

Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your bus trip from Columbus to Indianapolis while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.

Did you know?

9.2% of ground transportation in Europe is done by bus versus 7.4% by train.

It takes 27 hours to go by bus from Lima to Cusco, one of the craziest bus trips on the world. This route is used daily by locals and backpackers.

Did you know that 80% of the buses in North America are equipped with WiFi and power outlets ? And 60% of bus travelers have used their electronic device on board during 2014.

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