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Chicago to Austin bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€85.25
Fastest time20h 0m
Trips per day11
bus carriers3
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How to book cheap Chicago to Austin bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Chicago to Austin is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Chicago to Austin were €88.97. By booking 21 days out, tickets are on average €23.73 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Austin by bus is at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 2:00 p.m. on Sunday 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 Chicago to Austin has the most daily schedules

On average there are 11 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Chicago to Austin, with an average of 7 trips per day and 145 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers currently travel from Chicago to Austin. Of the 11 trips there are 6 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Chicago to Austin starts at €99.32.

3 carriers offer Chicago to Austin bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Chicago to Austin from €85.25. There are 7 Greyhound schedules from Chicago to Austin and you can expect on average to pay €117.62 for a Greyhound ticket to Austin. In Chicago, Greyhound departs to Austin from Dan Ryan Bus Station and 1 other station. In Austin, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 916 E Koenig Ln and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to Austin takes 27 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Austin in 20 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay €122.71 for a weekend getaway trip to Austin.

Restroom
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Extra legroom
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Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 25m
Avg. Price
€117.62

Turimex Internacional

Book Turimex Internacional from Chicago to Austin from €160.84. There are 1 Turimex Internacional schedules from Chicago to Austin and you can expect on average to pay €160.84 for a Turimex Internacional ticket to Austin. In Chicago, Turimex Internacional departs to Austin from 2139 S California Ave and no other station. In Austin, Turimex Internacional arrives at 5012 E 7th St and no other station.

An average trip on Turimex Internacional from Chicago to Austin takes 22 hours and 35 minutes, while the fastest available Turimex Internacional trip will get you to Austin in 20 hours and 0 minutes,

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
22h 35m
Avg. Price
€160.84

Tornado Bus

Book Tornado Bus from Chicago to Austin from €127.44. There are 6 Tornado Bus schedules from Chicago to Austin and you can expect on average to pay €130.41 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Austin. In Chicago, Tornado Bus departs to Austin from Tornado Bus Station and no other station. In Austin, Tornado Bus arrives at 711 E Ben White Blvd and no other station.

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Chicago to Austin takes 22 hours and 0 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Austin in 20 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay €130.79 for a weekend getaway trip to Austin.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
22h 0m
Avg. Price
€130.41

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have bus departures from Chicago. Most bus trips to Austin will depart from Tornado Bus Station, Dan Ryan Bus Station, Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, 2139 S California Ave.
  • Tornado Bus Station
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • 2139 S California Ave
Bus trips arrive in Austin at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are travelling with. Bus Terminal - 916 E Koenig Ln, 711 E Ben White Blvd, 5012 E 7th St are the main bus stations in Austin for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • Bus Terminal - 916 E Koenig Ln
  • 711 E Ben White Blvd
  • 5012 E 7th St