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Bus Indianapolis to Chicago: Trip Overview

Daily Buses
6:00 AM - 6:20 PM
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures
Average Ticket Price
Average Bus Trip Duration

Trip Reviews for Indianapolis - Chicago

3.4 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Indianapolis to Chicago

Ratings and Reviews (34)

Seun O.March 7, 2020 | 

No comment

Adriana L.February 4, 2020 | 

I almost missed my train because the driver was inside the greyhound talking to coworkers for about 25 minutes instead of getting us to amtrak but other than that it was fine.

Kayode A.January 24, 2020 | 

Very smooth

Iskilu L.January 24, 2020 | 

Good driving

Ifeoma A.January 4, 2020 | 

Great ride, well satisfied would definitely ride again.

Austin N.December 21, 2019 | 

Nice and clean. Warm.

Mercy I.December 20, 2019 | 

They don’t keep to time. It is unreliable

Olivia L.November 4, 2019 | 

Muy bueno

Benjamin A.November 2, 2019 | 

I'll use it again

Kishore K.October 29, 2019 | 

The bus had a stinking foul smell and had a lot of litter in it (used cups, bottles)

Taisha S.October 24, 2019 | 

I mdae it

Raunisha M.October 21, 2019 | 

It was an ok ride. The driver was a bit loud and agitated but overall no problems. Got to location in a timely fashion.

Kalpana M.September 30, 2019 | 

Clean, comfortable bus. The Wi-Fi worked very well. Good to have a restroom. Great service by the driver.

Rowen T.September 23, 2019 | 

Efficient, comfortable, clean and very affordable

Kimberly P.September 16, 2019 | 

Good trip

Camryn S.September 11, 2019 | 

Great service.

Tresford H.July 21, 2019 | 

Couldn't see wifi password

Krysten J.July 20, 2019 | 

Seats were nice and clean and they had outlets to charge my phone. But we were late leaving to begin with. Each stop we were stuck there for an extended period of time. Driver also made very abrupt stops while driving i wouldn’t be surprised if someone had whiplash.

Matilda K.July 20, 2019 | 

Satisfied with my trip, the wifi wasn't working but otherwise good

Wasiq A.July 5, 2019 | 

The staff at Indianapolis was very rude.Moreover every time I asked them that when the bus will arrive,they keep giving different answers.

Nicole J.March 31, 2019 | 

Bus never came was put on a different bus after 4 hours of waiting.

Avinash S.November 22, 2018 | 

Very poor bus. Poor seats.

William G.September 17, 2018 | 

Very unclean and unwelcoming environment. No chargers, seats were disgusting and caked with dirt (also some were very wet). Also, had to print a physical ticket which made me late because I thought my email receipt was sufficient.. (why wouldn't it be?)

Jacqueline Johnson P.August 5, 2018 | 

Not on time and does not provide customer with details of how late the bus will be

Prathap P.March 17, 2018 | 

Driving staff were good.

Nidou S.October 22, 2017 | 

smell in bus was bad

Roman J.September 2, 2017 | 

The driver got lost 3 times on our way to Chicago from Indianapolis. She was nervous, screaming on passengers and we got delayed for almost 2 hours. Worst experience ever. I will not choose Greyhound as a transit company no more. This was my first time and I'm sure it was a last time too. Very dissapointed

HISASHI K.March 20, 2017 | 

I think good.

Eileen L.January 25, 2017 | 

Unprofessional, nobody was available to answer phone calls even during open hours.

Raiza Tamae Sarkis H.November 4, 2016 | 

The bus of Oct 31 (12:00) was 50 minutes late

Indianapolis to Chicago Buses

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From cheap bus tickets to more luxurious buses traveling from Indianapolis to Chicago, we offer a wide range of bus services to best suit your needs depending on how much your budget is.

Bus Companies

Indianapolis to Chicago buses are provided by OurBus and Greyhound.

Stations & Stops

For a bus leaving from Indianapolis, the trip starts at Greyhound Amtrak Station, IND Airport, Downtown Transit Center, IND Airport, Indianapolis, IN or Zionsville.

In Chicago, your bus travel ends at Downtown Greyhound Station, 95th & Dan Ryan CTA, Turimex California Ave, Union Station, Cumberland CTA, Tornado Bus S Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL, ORD Airport, ORD Airport or Polk St & Canal St.

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses5
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures6:00 AM - 6:20 PM
Minimum Price$20
Average Ticket Price$31
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus Companies on This RouteOurBus, Greyhound US

Indianapolis to Chicago Route Map

Indianapolis to Chicago Route Map

Frequently asked questions for your trip Indianapolis - Chicago

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

The cheapest average bus price from Indianapolis to Chicago is $31. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Indianapolis to Chicago is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to raise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

How long is the bus ride from Indianapolis to Chicago?

The average travel time between Indianapolis and Chicago is around 4h 10m, although the fastest bus will take about 3h 15m.This is the time it takes to travel the 164 miles that separates the two cities.

How many daily bus connections are there between Indianapolis and Chicago?

The number of buses from Indianapolis to Chicago can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 5 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Indianapolis to Chicago by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

Which bus companies travel from Indianapolis to Chicago?

When taking the bus from Indianapolis to Chicago, you can travel comfortably and safely with OurBus, Greyhound.

What are the departure and arrival stations when taking the bus from Indianapolis to Chicago?

Buses traveling between Indianapolis and Chicago leave from Greyhound Amtrak Station or IND Airport and arrive at Downtown Greyhound Station, 95th & Dan Ryan CTA, Turimex California Ave.

What are the best sights and things to do in Chicago?

Once in Chicago, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Museum of Contemporary Art, Willis Tower (Sears Tower), Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, Navy Pier, Lincoln Park Zoo.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between Indianapolis and Chicago!

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

Taking the bus creates the smallest carbon footprint compared to other modes of transport. Not to mention that buses will allow you to discover scenic gems from Indianapolis to Chicago that are otherwise impossible to come by with a plane.

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

Did you know?

Did you know there are on average 4,400 intercity bus departures every day in the US only? This number has been growing for 9 years in a row, yay!

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.

One of the longest bus route in the world goes all the way from Ontario to Alberta in Canada (with the same bus). This trip is 3,435 km or 2,135 miles long and the price is a bit under $100.

Will you be returning to Indianapolis by bus?

If you are looking for the return bus journey, check out buses from Chicago to Indianapolis.

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