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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Schaumburg to Normal. Traveling by bus from Schaumburg to Normal usually takes around 3 hours and 40 minutes, but the fastest Peoria Charter bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 27 minutes.

Distance115 mi (185 km)
Shortest duration3h 27m
Cheapest price$39.79
Trips per day4
Most frequent servicePeoria Charter
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Schaumburg to Normal

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)




October 13, 2019- Visiting family

Pros: The window seat. Cons: the heat controls and over filling of seats. Tips: bring a coat and make sure you wear something other for when it’s either really cold or really hot.

Pros: The window seat. Cons: the heat controls and over filling of seats. Tips: bring a coat and make sure you wear something other for when it’s either really cold or really hot.

What bus companies travel from Schaumburg to Normal?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Schaumburg to Normal. Peoria Charter connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Peoria Charter43h 40m$39.79
  • Peoria Charter

    Peoria Charter

    Peoria Charter is an award-winning, family-owned bus company headquartered in Illinois. The company runs most of its bus services in the suburbs of Chicago, including Champaign, Bloomington, Joliet, and Peoria. Peoria Charter is so proud of its fleet that it has an open-door policy, allowing anyone to visit and check out their power outlets, comfortable reclining seating, and onboard restroom.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Schaumburg to Normal during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Schaumburg to Normal?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 40 minutes to cover the 185 kilometers from Schaumburg to Normal. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 27 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

The busiest and least busy days to travel on this route tend to change frequently from week to week. Weather, holidays, local events, and other factors can affect how crowded the bus is on any given day.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Schaumburg?

The first bus leaves at 2:00pm and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Schaumburg to Normal, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Normal are there per day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Schaumburg to Normal every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Schaumburg to Normal without transferring.

City Information


Normal is a town in North Bloomington, adjacent to Bloomington. The town got its unique name in 1865 from the Illinois State Normal University, a normal school that is a teacher-training institution. Normal features the Children's Discovery Museum, Illinois State University Planetarium and Carden Park for children, and the David Davis Mansion and McLean County Museum of History for history buffs. If you're interested in exploring the outdoors, you can take a walk on the Hidden Creek Nature Sanctuary or Constitution Trail or play on the Ironwood Golf Course. Sports lovers can also check out the Redbird Arena, where basketball games are held.

Normal features a vibrant entertainment scene with different breweries and beer halls. You can participate in the Illinois Shakespeare Festival or watch shows at the Normal Theater. Normal also has a vineyard and wine bars, with most activities available in Uptown Normal, the micro-urban city center. The Uptown area has different entertainment venues, dining, and retail establishments.

You can visit Normal, Illinois, by train or bus. The city is accessible from many other cities by train, including Amtrak, Amtrak Texas Eagle, and Amtrak Lincoln Service. As for the bus lines, you can access the city from over 80 other cities onboard buses from Jefferson Lines, Amtrak Thruway, and Burlington Trailways.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Schaumburg?

Main departure station: Woodfield Mall - 947 Perimeter Dr

Most buses depart from the main station in Schaumburg.

All bus stations in Schaumburg:

  • Woodfield Mall - 947 Perimeter Dr

Where does the bus arrive in Normal?

Main arrival station: Watterson Towers - 348 W North St

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Normal.

Bus stations in Normal:

  • Watterson Towers - 348 W North St

  • Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir

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