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Montreal to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$58.43
Fastest time22h 40m
Trips per day7
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Montreal to Chicago

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Montreal to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Montreal to Chicago were $69.06. By booking 25 days out, tickets are on average $37.03 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Montreal to Chicago?

The distance between Montreal and Chicago is approximately 745.06 miles, or 1198.76 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 26 hours and 12 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 22 hours and 40 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Montreal to Chicago?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Montreal to Chicago by bus is on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Thursday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from Montreal to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 7 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Montreal to Chicago, with an average of 7 trips per day and 127 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Montreal to Chicago. Of the 7 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Montreal to Chicago starts at $171.32.

1 carriers offer Montreal to Chicago bus trips


Book Greyhound from Montreal to Chicago from $58.43. There are 7 Greyhound schedules from Montreal to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $87.39 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In Montreal, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Central Station - Gare d'autocars and no other station. In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Dan Ryan Bus Station and 1 other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Montreal to Chicago takes 26 hours and 13 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 22 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay $91.69 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

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Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Montreal. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from:
  • Central Station - Gare d'autocars
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Montreal:
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St