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Journey Information

Baltimore to Chicago coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£44.03
Shortest Duration18h 40m
Trips per day5
Coach lines1
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Price trends for coaches from Baltimore to Chicago

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Baltimore to Chicago 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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 Baltimore to Chicago?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £44.03 was the low point for coach fares from Baltimore to Chicago. Coaches from Chicago to Baltimore are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £44.03 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 29 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £66.62 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 22 hours and 54 minutes to cover the 605 miles (973 kilometers) from Baltimore to Chicago. However, the fastest coach only takes 18 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for coaches as people head from Baltimore 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 coach travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your coach travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Baltimore?

The first coach leaves at 13:00 and the last coach leaves at 18:00. To see the times for all coaches from Baltimore to Chicago, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 5 scheduled coaches that travel from Baltimore to Chicago every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct coach. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different coach at any point during your trip. Direct coaches 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 Baltimore to Chicago; ticket prices start at £68.04.

What coach companies travel from Baltimore to Chicago?

There is one coach company that operates from Baltimore to Chicago. 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
Greyhound522h 54m£79.11

Where does the coach leave from in Baltimore?

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

  • Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St
  • White Marsh Park & Ride - 8476 Honeygo Blvd

Where does the coach arrive in Chicago?

Coaches arrive in Chicago at 4 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with. These are the main coach stations in Chicago, Illinois:

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

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