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Portland ME to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$144.87
Fastest time27h 0m
Trips per day6
bus carriers1
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How to book cheap Portland ME to Chicago bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Portland to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Portland to Chicago were $157.93. By booking 29 days out, tickets are on average $24.80 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Portland ME to Chicago by bus is at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 8:00 a.m. on Monday 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 Portland ME to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 6 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Portland ME to Chicago, with an average of 6 trips per day and 108 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Portland to Chicago. Of the 6 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Portland ME to Chicago starts at $181.42.

1 carriers offer Portland to Chicago bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Portland to Chicago from $122.69. There are 6 Greyhound schedules from Portland to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $172.84 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In Portland, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Bus Terminal - 950 Congress St and no other station. In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 3 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from Portland to Chicago takes 29 hours and 29 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 27 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay $178.93 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

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Avg. Time
1d 5h 29m
Avg. Price
$172.84

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Portland. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Bus Terminal - 950 Congress St.
  • Bus Terminal - 950 Congress St
bus trips arrive in Chicago at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are travelling with. Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, Union Station - 225 S Canal St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, 5800 N Cumberland Ave are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Portland.
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave