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

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Bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak 8251 / ...

$12 - $40

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Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Louisville to Indianapolis 115.5 miles

$11 - $17

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Louisville, KY and arriving at Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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The distance between Louisville and Indianapolis is 107 miles. The road distance is 115.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Louisville to Indianapolis without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 10 min and costs .

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The bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak takes 2 h 10 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Louisville to Indianapolis bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Louisville, KY station.

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Louisville to Indianapolis bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Louisville to Indianapolis is 115 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to drive from Louisville to Indianapolis.

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  • Distance: 107.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

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

Amtrak operates a bus from Louisville to Indianapolis twice daily, and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
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