Fixed route bus service is available in several Central Indiana communities. Below is a list of providers by county.
CATS – City of Anderson Transportation System
CATS offers six fixed routes within the City of Anderson. Buses operate Monday through Saturday on all but seven holidays.
Hoosier Ride offers weekday service connecting Anderson with downtown Indianapolis in the mornings and evenings.
IndyGo – Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation
With 31 fixed routes and more than 4,000 bus stops throughout Indianapolis, IndyGo takes you where you need to be. So, hop a bus to catch a flight, get to class, get to work or just get out on the town.
Bus service to Indianapolis International Airport
IndyGo Route 8 provides affordable, frequent public transportation connecting Indianapolis with the airport.
Go Express Travel provides express bus service between the airport and downtown Indianapolis. Click here for a listing of airport bus services available from Anderson/Muncie, Bloomington, Lafayette and Champaign-Urbana, IL.
HENDRICKS COUNTY – PLAINFIELD
South Plainfield Connector offers weekday service between the westside of Indianapolis (via IndyGo Route 8 – Washington St) and the warehousing/industrial park district of Plainfield, including Metropolis Mall.
North Plainfield Connector offers weekday service between the westside of Indianapolis (via IndyGo Route 8 – Washington St) and the Allpoints Midwest industrial park in North Plainfield/Avon.
BOONE COUNTY – WHITESTOWN
Whitestown Connector offers weekday and Saturday service between the northwest side of Indianapolis (via IndyGo Route 37 – Park 100 and Route 86 – 86th St Crosstown at the Traders Point Shopping Center) and the Allpoints at Anson industrial park in Whitestown.
Access Johnson County offers fixed route service in Greenwood, Whiteland and Franklin. These routes connect with IndyGo Routes 16, 22 and 31.
MITS – Muncie Indiana Transit System
MITS provides fixed route bus transportation within the Muncie city limits. Fifteen routes provide service Monday through Saturday on all but six holidays.
Hoosier Ride offers weekday service connecting Muncie with downtown Indianapolis in the mornings and evenings. Other connections available to Evansville, South Bend, Terre Haute, Vincennes, Bloomington, Ft. Wayne, Gary, Anderson and more.
The ShelbyGo Loop circulates on weekdays in Shelbyville.
INTERCITY BUS SERVICE
Transportation From IUPUI to IU Bloomington – Open to the Public
The Campus Commute Shuttle runs four trips each weekday between the two campuses, offering a wheelchair accessible and environmentally-friendly travel option for faculty, staff, students and the general public. The shuttle service provides a number of benefits, including Wi-Fi, electrical outlets, reclining seats, a lavatory, DirecTV and Double Map—a real-time, bus-tracking interactive map. For ticket and schedule information, visit campuscommute.com.
FAQs for the public and for IUPUI/IUB commuters.
Intercity rail service and connecting thruway bus services to locations in Indiana and other destinations is offered by Amtrak.
Most of Central Indiana’s rural and suburban areas offer to-your-door transportation options through on-demand (reservation-based) transit providers. CIRTA and these providers are working together to increase the quality of county-to-county service available to the public. Below is a list of providers by county. For more information, check out the Central Indiana Regional Rural & On-Demand Transportation Study.
Boone County Senior Services/Boone Area Transit System (BATS) 765.482.5220 or 317.873.8939
MITSPlus (inside Muncie) 765.289.MITS
LifeStream (outside Muncie) 888.589.1121
Hamilton County Express 317.773.2688
Hancock Area Rural Transit (HART) 317.462.1103
LINK Hendricks County 317.718.4474
Access Johnson County 317.738.5523
IndyGo Open Door 317.635.3344
Way2Go Transportation, a service of CICOA for senior citizens 317.803.6153
CATS Nifty Lift (inside Anderson) 765.646.5747
LifeStream/TRAM (Transportation for Rural Areas of Madison County (outside Anderson) 888.589.1121
CONNECT Morgan County 765.342.2182