There are 4 ways to get from Indianapolis to Nashville by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Nashville, TN 8255

$28 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Nashville, Tn 1123

$36 - $80

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Nashville 289.7 miles

$28 - $45

Fly  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Nashville (BNA) IND - BNA

$160 - $450

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The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis to Nashville is to bus which costs $28 - $40 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Indianapolis to Nashville is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The distance between Indianapolis and Nashville is 253 miles. The road distance is 289.7 miles.

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The bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Nashville, TN takes 6 h 5 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis and arriving at Nashville, TN. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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There are 667+ hotels available in Nashville. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Indianapolis to Nashville.
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  • Distance: 252.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and Nashville, TN, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Indianapolis to Nashville twice daily. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 5 min. Amtrak also services this route once daily. Alternatively, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Indianapolis to Nashville hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Nashville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Indianapolis to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Indianapolis to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Nashville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Indianapolis to Nashville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Nashville, TN
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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megabus.com
Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Book at
megabus.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Louisville, Ky to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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