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New York to Chicago bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||14h 0m|
|Trips per day||12|
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much is a bus ticket from New York to Chicago?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $112.73 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Chicago. Buses from Chicago to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $112.73 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. You should book at least 5 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $59.07 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from New York to Chicago for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, 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 New York?
How many buses are there each day?
There are 12 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Chicago every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Chicago; ticket prices start at $121.99.
What bus companies travel from New York to Chicago?
Where does the bus leave from in New York?
Buses to Chicago leave from multiple locations in New York, New York. These are the 6 most popular bus stations:
- Port Authority Bus Station
- GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway
- 3 Allen St
Where does the bus arrive in Chicago?
Buses arrive in Chicago at 6 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Chicago, Illinois:
- Dan Ryan Bus Station
- Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
- 5800 N Cumberland Ave
- Union Station - 225 S Canal St
- W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St
- 2103 S. Archer Ave
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