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Montreal to Chicago bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||32h 30m|
|Trips per day||2|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Montreal 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 Montreal to Chicago?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $154.91 was the low point for bus fares from Montreal to Chicago. Buses from Chicago to Montreal are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $154.91 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.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 32 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 745 miles (1198 kilometers) from Montreal, QC to Chicago, IL. However, the fastest bus only takes 32 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?
Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Chicago at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Chicago, book your ticket for the last day of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Montreal?
The first bus leaves at 1:00pm and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Montreal 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 Montreal to Chicago. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Montreal to Chicago; ticket prices start at $173.61.
What bus companies travel from Montreal to Chicago?
There is one bus company that operates from Montreal 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.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Greyhound||2||1d 8h 56m||$154.91|
Where does the bus leave from in Montreal?
Montreal, Quebec has two bus stations with service to Chicago, Illinois:
- Central Station - Gare d'autocars
Where does the bus arrive in Chicago?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Chicago, Illinois:
- Dan Ryan Bus Station
- Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
Price trends for buses from Montreal to Chicago
Monthly average prices
Prices as travel date approaches
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