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Journey Information

Chicago to Memphis coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£40.80
Shortest Duration9h 35m
Trips per day6
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Chicago to Memphis 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 Memphis?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £40.80 was the low point for coach fares from Chicago to Memphis. Coaches from Memphis to Chicago are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £40.80 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 £14.10 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 13 hours and 16 minutes to cover the 483 miles (777 kilometers) from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN. However, the fastest coach only takes 9 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?

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for coach travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Chicago?

The first coach leaves at 09:00 and the last coach leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all coaches from Chicago to Memphis, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 6 scheduled coaches that travel from Chicago to Memphis every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 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 Memphis; ticket prices start at £69.83.

What coach companies travel from Chicago to Memphis?

There is one coach company that operates from Chicago to Memphis. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by coach. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound613h 16m£47.62

Where does the coach leave from in Chicago?

Most coaches depart from the main station in Chicago, Illinois:

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

Where does the coach arrive in Memphis?

All coaches from Chicago arrive at one main station in Memphis, Tennessee:

  • Bus Terminal - 3033 Airway Blvd

Price trends for coaches from Chicago to Memphis

Average prices by travel date

£59£39£20SepOct

Monthly average prices

£39£31£24£16£8ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

£59£47£35£24£123020100

coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN
4.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Turimex Internacional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
Creshola
4.0
4 August 2019Solo travel
Pros
The bus was very clean. The drivers and the passengers were very friendly. I like the fact that they played movies for us the whole ride.
Cons
My seat was broken, therefore I couldn’t sit upright. I had to lean back the whole time. Therefore I would suggest checking all seats and fixing all the ones that are broken. All so I speak English and the drivers knew very little because everyone spoke Spanish. Even th...More
Tips
Book your ticket and sit back and enjoy the ride. Awesome friendly service!

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