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Los Angeles to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$117.57
Fastest time43h 5m
Trips per day15
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How to book cheap Los Angeles to Chicago bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Los Angeles to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Los Angeles to Chicago were $143.10. By booking 24 days out, tickets are on average $104.16 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Los Angeles to Chicago by bus is on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Tuesday 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 Los Angeles to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 15 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Los Angeles to Chicago, with an average of 15 trips per day and 301 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Los Angeles to Chicago. Of the 15 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Los Angeles to Chicago starts at $188.90.

1 carriers offer Los Angeles to Chicago bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Los Angeles to Chicago from $117.57. There are 15 Greyhound schedules from Los Angeles to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $202.72 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In Los Angeles, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St and 2 other stations. In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 3 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from Los Angeles to Chicago takes 47 hours and 55 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 43 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 15 trips per day and you could expect to pay $229.90 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

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Avg. Time
1d 23h 55m
Avg. Price
$202.72

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Los Angeles. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St, North Hollywood Bus Station, Union Station.
  • Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St
  • North Hollywood Bus Station
  • Union Station
bus trips arrive in Chicago at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are travelling with. Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, Union Station - 225 S Canal St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, 5800 N Cumberland Ave are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Los Angeles.
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave