Find coach tickets from Chicago to Ann Arbor
Chicago-Ann Arbor Coach Timetable
Chicago to Ann Arbor coach - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||4h 0m|
|Trips per day||4|
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there direct buses from Chicago to Ann Arbor?
What is the best way to travel from Chicago to Ann Arbor?
Traveling by bus is likely the best way to get from Chicago to Ann Arbor. There are 12 buses that cover this route per day, versus only 4 train lines, meaning you have more options to fit to your schedule.
Bus tickets are also cheaper, costing about $23 on average, whereas train tickets are closer to $40. Amtrak has a slight advantage when it comes to travel time — the fastest train between Chicago and Ann Arbor gets there about 15 minutes quicker than the fastest bus — but in most other ways, bus comes out on top.
Flights are also an option, with nonstop flights taking about an hour and 15 minutes. That said, the tickets are expensive, and start at north of $150.
Is Chicago to Ann Arbor a good day-trip?
Is it safe to travel by coach from Chicago to Ann Arbor 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 Ann Arbor?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £18.75 was the low point for coach fares from Chicago to Ann Arbor. Coaches from Ann Arbor to Chicago are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £18.75 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 15 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £11.18 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the coach ride?
The coach usually takes around 6 hours and 33 minutes to cover the 201 miles (324 kilometers) from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI. However, the fastest coach only takes 4 hours, 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?
Sunday tends to be the busiest day for coaches, as many passengers take the coach to Ann Arbor at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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 07:00 and the last coach leaves at 16:00. To see the times for all coaches from Chicago to Ann Arbor, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many coaches are there each day?
There are 4 scheduled coaches that travel from Chicago to Ann Arbor every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Chicago to Ann Arbor; ticket prices start at £25.11.
What coach companies travel from Chicago to Ann Arbor?
Where does the coach leave from in Chicago?
Chicago, Illinois has two coach stations with service to Ann Arbor, Michigan:
- Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
- Union Station - 225 S Canal St
- 5800 N Cumberland Ave
- Canal St btwn W Jackson Blvd and W Van Buren St
Where does the coach arrive in Ann Arbor?
These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Ann Arbor, Michigan:
- 325 Depot St - Amtrak Station
- E Williams St & S 4th St
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