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Peoria to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$116.67
Fastest time10h 20m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1
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Based on 7 reviews
Users that traveled with Peoria Charter report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
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December 8, 2019Solo travel
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Peoria to Chicago 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 Peoria to Chicago?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $116.67 was the low point for bus fares from Peoria to Chicago. Buses from Chicago to Peoria are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $116.67 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 10 hours and 20 minutes to cover the 210 kilometers (131 miles) from Peoria to Chicago. However, the fastest bus only takes 10 hours and 20 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?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Chicago. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Peoria?

There is usually only one bus per day from Peoria to Chicago. It leaves the station in Peoria at 10:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Peoria to Chicago. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Peoria to Chicago; ticket prices start at $42.18.

What bus companies travel from Peoria to Chicago?

There is one bus company that operates from Peoria to Chicago. Burlington Trailways is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Burlington Trailways110h 20m$116.67

Where does the bus leave from in Peoria?

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

  • City Link Transit Ctr - 407 SW Adams St

Where does the bus arrive in Chicago?

All buses from Peoria arrive at one main station in Chicago, Illinois:

  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St

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