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Ames to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$91.15
Fastest time10h 0m
Trips per day2
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How to book cheap Ames to Chicago bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Ames to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Ames to Chicago were $91.15.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Ames to Chicago by bus is on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Wednesday 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.

Burlington Trailways from Ames to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 2 bus trips per day. Burlington Trailways has the most options for departures from Ames to Chicago, with an average of 2 trips per day and 18 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Ames to Chicago. Of the 2 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

1 carriers offer Ames to Chicago bus trips

Burlington Trailways

Book Burlington Trailways from Ames to Chicago from $91.15. There are 2 Burlington Trailways schedules from Ames to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $91.15 for a Burlington Trailways ticket to Chicago. In Ames, Burlington Trailways departs to Chicago from Intermodal Station - 129 Hayward Ave and no other station. In Chicago, Burlington Trailways arrives at Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and no other station.

An average trip on Burlington Trailways from Ames to Chicago takes 10 hours and 6 minutes, while the fastest available Burlington Trailways trip will get you to Chicago in 10 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Burlington Trailways offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $91.15 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

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Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Ames. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Intermodal Station - 129 Hayward Ave.
  • Intermodal Station - 129 Hayward Ave
bus trips arrive in Chicago at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are travelling with. Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Ames.
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St