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Chicago to Miami bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$183.68
Fastest time30h 25m
Trips per day4
Bus lines2
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Price trends for buses from Chicago to Miami

Monthly average prices

$204$163$122$82$41ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$238$190$143$95$483020100

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Chicago to Miami 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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 Chicago to Miami?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $183.68 was the low point for bus fares from Chicago to Miami. Buses from Miami to Chicago are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $183.68 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 19 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $40.42 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 37 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 1917 kilometers (1191 miles) from Chicago to Miami. However, the fastest bus only takes 30 hours and 25 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, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Chicago?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Chicago to Miami, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Chicago to Miami every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Chicago to Miami; ticket prices start at $236.75.

What bus companies travel from Chicago to Miami?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Chicago to Miami. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 5 bus trips per day.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound51d 13h 14m$198.00
Tornado Bus12d 3h 45m$361.70

Where does the bus leave from in Chicago?

Buses to Miami leave from multiple locations in Chicago, Illinois. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:

  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave
  • Tornado Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Miami?

Buses arrive in Miami at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Miami, Florida:

  • Miami Intermodal Ctr - 3801 NW 21 St
  • Perimeter Rd & Nw 20th St
  • 2980 NW 7th St

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