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Journey Information

Chicago to Peoria coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£16.48
Shortest Duration7h 35m
Trips per day3
Coach lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Chicago to Peoria 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 coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach 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 coach ticket from Chicago to Peoria?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £20.40 was the low point for coach fares from Chicago to Peoria. Coaches from Peoria to Chicago are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £20.40 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 coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 9 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £45.49 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 12 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 131 miles (210 kilometers) from Chicago, IL to Peoria, IL. However, the fastest coach only takes 7 hours and 35 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Chicago?

The first coach leaves at 06:00 and the last coach leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all coaches from Chicago to Peoria, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled coaches that travel from Chicago to Peoria every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which coach you take, you will have to transfer coaches at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Chicago to Peoria; ticket prices start at £25.89.

What coach companies travel from Chicago to Peoria?

There are a couple of coach lines that have daily service from Chicago, Illinois to Peoria, Illinois. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 2 coach trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Burlington Trailways17h 35m£67.28
Greyhound215h 40m£33.58

Where does the coach leave from in Chicago?

Coaches to Peoria leave from multiple locations in Chicago, Illinois. These are the 4 most popular coach stations:

  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave

Where does the coach arrive in Peoria?

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

  • City Link Transit Ctr - 407 SW Adams St

Price trends for coaches from Chicago to Peoria

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Prices as travel date approaches


coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Chicago, IL to Peoria, IL
Based on 6 ratings and reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Users that traveled with Peoria Charter report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
18 January 2020Regular commuter
Punctuality and Wi-Fi
A ceiling window kept opening and it was creating a lot of noise, so we had to stop two times for a driver to fix it.
21 August 2019Solo travel
It was on time and pretty comfortable!
My flight was delayed, which caused me to have to change my bus ticket to a later time. There was a $10 ticket transfer fee, even though it was the same ticket price and destination, which was a bit disappointing. $10 is not a ton of money, but was a little frustrating ...More

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