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STL — IND
May 21 — May 281
1 adult
Tue 5/21

St. Louis to Indianapolis bus information

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Avg travel time

4h 25m
The average bus ride from St. Louis to Indianapolis is 4h 25m

St. Louis Bus Station Directory

Location of major bus stations in St. Louis
St. Louis Lambert FieldSt. Louis, 38.7329, -90.3516
St. Louis Skinker BoulevardSt. Louis, 38.646626, -90.30101
St. Louis Fairmont City Mi Tierra BonitaSt. Louis, 38.644787, -90.11492

Indianapolis Bus Station Directory

Location of major bus stations in Indianapolis
Indianapolis Bp Gas Station 70/91Indianapolis, 39.797092, -86.01003
Indianapolis N Alabama St btwn E Market St and E Wabash StIndianapolis, 39.768665, -86.15267
Indianapolis Bloomington Transit CtrIndianapolis, 39.164387, -86.53549
Indianapolis E Washington St, Delaware St & N Alabama StIndianapolis, 39.76709, -86.15379
Indianapolis Muncie Ball State UniversityIndianapolis, 40.19755, -85.41029
Indianapolis Bloomington 1725 E 3rd StIndianapolis, 39.16429, -86.51293

FAQs for booking bus tickets from St. Louis to Indianapolis

Are there any stops along the bus route from St. Louis to Indianapolis?

Most of the buses from St. Louis to Indianapolis make one to two stops over the course of their 4 to 4.5h trip. After departing from the St. Louis Bus Station on 15th Street, Greyhound buses typically head northeast for about 1h 45min before stopping at a partner station in Effingham, Illinois. The bus stops for roughly 15min and passengers can get off to stretch their legs or use the bathroom. After departing from Effingham, the buses continue their journey for a little over 2h before pulling into Terre Haute for a quick stop. After that stop, most St. Louis to Indianapolis buses go directly to the Indianapolis Bus Station, arriving about 1h 15min later.

What amenities are offered on buses traveling from St. Louis to Indianapolis?

Passengers taking buses to Indianapolis from St. Louis can expect a variety of amenities available onboard. These amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi for all passengers as well as power outlets near all seats so that you can keep your devices fully charged. The seats are not only comfortable to sit on, they also recline backward to allow passengers to stretch out a bit. Adding to that spaciousness is the fact that buses to Indianapolis from St. Louis don’t have middle seats, so you may choose to sit by the aisle or by the window. If you need to use the restroom before a designated stop, there is one available on board toward the back of the bus. For those with reduced mobility, there is accessible seating available up front, and a wheelchair lift is available to assist you in getting on and off the bus.

What luggage can I bring on a bus from St. Louis to Indianapolis?

In general, passengers are allowed to bring up to four items of luggage on buses from St. Louis to Indianapolis. The first item is a free carry-on that may weigh up to 25 lbs. In terms of size, it has to be small enough to be placed under the seat, in an overhead compartment, or in your lap. The second item is a free checked bag that may weigh up to 50 lbs. In terms of size, it may be up to 62 linear inches and has to be placed under the bus. If you require additional luggage, then two extra items may be added onto your ticket for a fee. Both of these extra items can also weigh up to 50 lbs and be 62 linear inches in size. Duffel bags, backpacks, and suitcases are all considered commonly accepted forms of luggage. Plastic bags, paper bags, and bags with protruding items are usually considered unacceptable.

What do I need before boarding a bus from St. Louis to Indianapolis?

Passengers on buses to Indianapolis from St. Louis need to bring along two main items before they board: an ID and a bus ticket. The ID should be a government-issued photo ID. A driver’s license, passport, and non-driver’s ID is fine while a college ID and library card are not. You may purchase your bus ticket from St. Louis to Indianapolis at the ticket office in the St. Louis Bus Station. Or, if you’d prefer, you may purchase an e-ticket and download it to your phone. Either way, with those two items in hand, you may board the bus. However, if you’re traveling alone and between the ages of 12 and 16, then an Unaccompanied Child Form must be filled out before your bus trip begins.

How many buses are there from St. Louis to Indianapolis each day?

Since Greyhound generally provides around three daily buses from St. Louis to Indianapolis, passengers may choose the departure time that best fits their schedule. Conveniently enough, these three departure times hold for both weekdays and weekends. The first departure leaves at around 12:30 a.m. and arrives at around 5:30 a.m. It is great for those who need to be in Indianapolis early in the morning. If you prefer something a bit later, the second departure leaves St. Louis around 9:30 a.m. and arrives at 3 p.m. or so. Finally, if you can’t leave St. Louis until the afternoon, the third departure leaves at around 1:35 p.m. and arrives in Indianapolis around 7 p.m.

How long is the bus ride from Lambert-St Louis to Indianapolis?

The quickest bus available from Lambert-St Louis will take 4h 25m to arrive in Indianapolis.

How far is Lambert-St Louis to Indianapolis by bus?

While Indianapolis is 230.0 mi from Lambert-St Louis, the distance by bus is longer and depends on the route taken. The bus usually takes 4h 25m in normal traffic conditions.


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Besides St. Louis there are other cities with transportation to Indianapolis. See below for more options.
Buses to Indianapolis from Chicago
Fastest travel time3h 25m
Cheapest price$74
Buses to Indianapolis from Louisville
Fastest travel time1h 55m
Cheapest price$119
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Fastest travel time21h 30m
Cheapest price$252
Buses to Indianapolis from Albuquerque
Fastest travel time28h 25m
Cheapest price$473
Buses to Indianapolis from Kalamazoo
Fastest travel time5h 30m
Cheapest price$200
Buses to Indianapolis from Toledo
Fastest travel time4h 15m
Cheapest price$286

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