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Journey Information

Chicago to Asheville bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$145.03
Fastest time31h 35m
Trips per day3
Bus lines1
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Price trends for buses from Chicago to Asheville

Monthly average prices

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Chicago to Asheville?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $146.38 was the low point for bus fares from Chicago to Asheville. Buses from Asheville to Chicago are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $146.38 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 5 minutes to cover the 826 kilometers (513 miles) from Chicago to Asheville. However, the fastest bus only takes 31 hours and 35 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

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 Asheville, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Chicago to Asheville 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.

What bus companies travel from Chicago to Asheville?

There is one bus company that operates from Chicago to Asheville. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound31d 8h 6m$162.65

Where does the bus leave from in Chicago?

Most buses depart from the main station in Chicago, Illinois:

  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St

Where does the bus arrive in Asheville?

All buses from Chicago arrive at one main station in Asheville, North Carolina:

  • Bus Terminal - 2 Tunnel Rd

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