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Toronto to Chicago bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||13h 30m|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Toronto to Chicago right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Toronto to Chicago?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $74.78 was the low point for bus fares from Toronto to Chicago. Buses from Chicago to Toronto are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $74.78 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 2 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $50.08 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 13 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 436 miles (701 kilometers) from Toronto, ON to Chicago, IL. However, the fastest bus only takes 13 hours and 30 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Toronto?
The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00am. To see the times for all buses from Toronto to Chicago, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are usually only 2 buses per day from Toronto to Chicago. One bus is a direct connection, meaning that you can stay on the same vehicle for the entire trip, without having to transfer onto a connecting bus at any point.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Toronto to Chicago; ticket prices start at $141.56.
What bus companies travel from Toronto to Chicago?
There is one bus company that operates from Toronto to Chicago. Greyhound is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.
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Where does the bus leave from in Toronto?
Most buses depart from the main station in Toronto, Ontario:
- Coach Term - 610 Bay St
Where does the bus arrive in Chicago?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Chicago, Illinois:
- Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
- Dan Ryan Bus Station
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