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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 10 min

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

$12 - $40

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Louisville to Indianapolis 115.5 miles

$11 - $17

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.

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Louisville to Indianapolis?

The distance between Louisville and Indianapolis is 172 km. The road distance is 185 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Louisville to Indianapolis?

The cheapest way to get from Louisville to Indianapolis is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Louisville to Indianapolis?

The quickest way to get from Louisville to Indianapolis is to drive which takes 1 h 55 min and costs $11 - $17.

Is there a direct bus between Louisville and Indianapolis?

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

How long does it take to get from Louisville to Indianapolis?

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