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Journey Information

Chicago to Nashville coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£40.02
Shortest Duration9h 40m
Trips per day10
Coach lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £53.09 was the low point for coach fares from Chicago to Nashville. Coaches from Nashville to Chicago are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £53.09 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 2 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £3.83 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 11 hours and 42 minutes to cover the 398 miles (640 kilometers) from Chicago, IL to Nashville, TN. However, the fastest coach only takes 9 hours and 40 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?

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

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded coaches to Nashville, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

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 Nashville, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 10 scheduled coaches that travel from Chicago to Nashville every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 8 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 Nashville; ticket prices start at £71.40.

What coach companies travel from Chicago to Nashville?

There are a couple of coach lines that have daily service from Chicago, Illinois to Nashville, Tennessee. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 8 coach trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway211h 1m£78.47
Greyhound812h 28m£45.35

Where does the coach leave from in Chicago?

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

  • 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 Nashville?

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

  • Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S

Price trends for coaches from Chicago to Nashville

Average prices by travel date

£82£55£27OctNov

Monthly average prices

£59£47£35£24£12NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

£78£63£47£31£163020100

coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Chicago, IL to Nashville, TN
5.0
Based on 4 ratings and reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)

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