There are 2 ways to get from Indianapolis to Louisville by bus or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Louisville, KY 0358

$12 - $40

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Louisville 114.9 miles

$11 - $17

What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and Louisville, KY, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Indianapolis to Louisville twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $23 and the journey takes 2 h 24 min. Hoosier Ride also services this route once daily.

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Indianapolis and Louisville is 172 km. The road distance is 184 km.

The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis to Louisville is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Indianapolis to Louisville is to drive which takes 1 h 52 min and costs $11 - $17.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Indianapolis, IN and arriving at Louisville, KY. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

The bus from Indianapolis, IN to Louisville, KY takes 2 h 24 min including transfers and departs three times a day.