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For buses from Indianapolis to Louisville, you are going to find around six departures every day of the week. The first departure of the day occurs quite early in the morning. This bus will leave the station in Indianapolis at around 3:30 a.m. before arriving in Louisville at around 5:30 a.m. The final departure of the day for buses to Louisville from Indianapolis occurs right after 10:00 p.m. from Indianapolis and will arrive in Louisville just after midnight at around 12:20 a.m.
All the buses from Indianapolis to Louisville will depart from the Indianapolis Bus Station, which is located on S. Illinois St. The station sits right at the intersection of Interstate 65 and Interstate 70 and you can get to the station from downtown Indianapolis by car in only around 3min. All of the Indianapolis to Louisville buses will arrive at the Louisville Bus Station that sits on W. Mohammad Ali Blvd., southwest of downtown Louisville. There are several bus routes but make the trip from the bus station to downtown Louisville in around 9min.
Since there are two different providers that offer buses to Louisville from Indianapolis, the amount of luggage you can bring on the bus will vary somewhat between the providers. When you travel on a bus provided by Greyhound, you can bring a carry-on bag aboard the bus and also store one bag under the bus free of charge. You can also bring another bag to store under the bus and that bag may or may not incur an added fee depending on the bus ticket from Indianapolis to Louisville that you purchase. If you want to bring a third bag to store under the bus, you can do so for a fee. With Miller Transportation, you can bring one bag aboard the bus with you, and then you can also check a second bag for a fee.
The amenities you will find on buses from Indianapolis to Louisville will depend on the provider that you choose for the trip. When you travel on the buses provided by Greyhound, you can find amenities such as free Wi-Fi, personal power outlets near every seat, leather seats that recline and also offer plenty of legroom, plus there are no middle seats so every passenger will ride near a window or an aisle. You will also find plenty of overhead storage for your carry-on bag plus onboard restrooms. With Miller Transportation, you can enjoy Wi-Fi onboard the bus, power outlets, and restrooms. They also offer what they call “no worry seating,” which ensures every passenger will easily find a seat for the trip.
Buses to Louisville from Indianapolis offered by Greyhound offer an e-ticket system that allows you to have your ticket on your smart device and then show it to the driver when you are ready to board the bus. If you prefer to use a paper ticket, you can pick that up at the station before your trip. It is important to note that you may not convert an e-ticket to a paper ticket. You must also have photo identification to travel on Greyhound. When you are traveling with Miller Transportation, you are allowed the option of printing your tickets at home and then bringing them with you for your bus journey. If you prefer, you can book “will call tickets,” which you can pick up at the station before your trip on Indianapolis to Louisville buses. As with Greyhound, it is a good idea to bring photo identification with you for your trip with Miller Transportation.
The most time-efficient journey by bus from Indianapolis to Louisville Intl currently available is 1h 55m. Depending on the bus you select, the travel time may vary by up to 0h 03m. Consider Amtrak for the quickest available option to your destination.
You can find bus tickets for Amtrak which service this route currently. Amtrak is the cheapest option recently available with prices starting at $76 round-trip.
While Louisville Intl is 107.1 mi from Indianapolis, the distance by bus is longer and depends on the route taken. The bus takes 1h 55m, normally.