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Cheapest price$37.17
Fastest time3h 0m
Trips per day16
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap Normal to Chicago bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Normal to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Normal to Chicago were $41.16. By booking 18 days out, tickets are on average $3.98 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Normal to Chicago by bus is at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 7:00 p.m. on Thursday 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.

Peoria Charter from Normal to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 16 bus trips per day. Peoria Charter has the most options for departures from Normal to Chicago, with an average of 16 trips per day and 320 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Normal to Chicago. Of the 16 trips there are 16 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Normal to Chicago starts at $14.60.

2 carriers offer Normal to Chicago bus trips

Burlington Trailways

Book Burlington Trailways from Normal to Chicago from $37.17. There are 1 Burlington Trailways schedules from Normal to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $54.13 for a Burlington Trailways ticket to Chicago. In Normal, Burlington Trailways departs to Chicago from Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir 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 Normal to Chicago takes 5 hours and 28 minutes, while the fastest available Burlington Trailways trip will get you to Chicago in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Burlington Trailways offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $56.77 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Air conditioning
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Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
5h 28m
Avg. Price
$54.13

Peoria Charter

Book Peoria Charter from Normal to Chicago from $41.16. There are 16 Peoria Charter schedules from Normal to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $41.26 for a Peoria Charter ticket to Chicago. In Normal, Peoria Charter departs to Chicago from Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir and 1 other station. In Chicago, Peoria Charter arrives at Terminal 5 Station, O'Hare Intl Airport and 1 other station.

An average trip on Peoria Charter from Normal to Chicago takes 2 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Peoria Charter offers 16 trips per day and you could expect to pay $41.16 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Air conditioning
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 55m
Avg. Price
$41.26

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Normal. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir, Watterson Towers - 348 W North St.
  • Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir
  • Watterson Towers - 348 W North St
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are travelling with. Chicago O'Hare Bus/Shuttle Ctr, Terminal 5 Station, O'Hare Intl Airport, Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Normal.
  • Chicago O'Hare Bus/Shuttle Ctr
  • Terminal 5 Station, O'Hare Intl Airport
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St