Transportation Options

Daily Bus Service

There is daily bus service from Indianapolis International Airport to Ball State University provided by Hoosier Ride/Miller Trailways . These buses also leave from the Ground Transportation Center Zone 1 at the Indianapolis International Airport every day at 10:00 a.m. and at 4:25 p.m. and arrive to the Student Center at Ball State University at 12:40 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

The tickets are $18.00 USD and can be purchased online on the Hoosier Ride webpage by using a credit card. Select Leaving From: “INDIANAPS ARPT (E), IN” and Going To: "BALL ST UNIV (E), IN" and then choose your date of departure.

You can also purchase tickets directly from the Hoosier Ride/Miller Trailways bus driver in U.S. dollars before the bus departs.

Please select the shuttle that best fits your schedule, allowing for at least one hour from estimated airport arrival time to shuttle departure for Muncie.

The airport's Ground Transportation Center (GTC) is located on Level 1 of the Parking Garage. Please follow these steps to reach the bus to Ball State outside of the Ground Transportation Center at the Indianapolis International Airport:

  1. When you arrive at the airport, proceed to the Baggage Claim Area on the lower level to claim your checked baggage.
  2. Exit the passenger terminal from Baggage Claim and take the crosswalk under the entrance to the Ground Transportation Center.
  3. Exit the Ground Transportation Center and go to Zone 1. The Hoosier Ride/Miller Trailways to Ball State will leave from Zone 1.

If you have any questions about Hoosier Ride/Miller Trailways, please call 800-544-2383 or email its customer service for assistance.

Taxi Service

Taxi from Indianapolis Airport to Muncie. Cost is approximately $115-130 and must be prepaid. Follow signs to the taxi station, at the curb on the lower level of the terminal just outside Baggage Claim.  READ MORE

Hired Car, Van, or Limousine

Hired car, van or limousine. Advance reservations are usually required. Please note, one-way fares are often the same as round trip.  READ MORE

Online reservations offered by Carey Limos.

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