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Best price $ 23
Journey duration 6 h 17 min
Connections per day 14
First departure 06:15
Last departure 22:40
Distance 163.4 mi

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Do you know the best way to get from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN?

On average, a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN will cost you $ 37.12. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $ 10.90. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

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Buses from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN

How long does the journey from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN take by bus?

The journey from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN covers a distance of 164 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 5 h 49 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 3 h 15 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

At what time of the day can I travel from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN?

The first daily departure from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN leaves at 17:15, while the last journey of the day sets out at 22:40. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Chicago, IL and Indianapolis, IN. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many journeys from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN are there every day?

If you want to get from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN, you can travel with providers such as Greyhound, Hoosier Ride, Amtrak and OurBus. You will find a maximum number of 41 departures per day. On average, there are 13 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 13 direct journeys between Chicago, IL and Indianapolis, IN. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 0 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.