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Journey Information

Buffalo to Chicago coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£40.80
Shortest Duration11h 35m
Trips per day4
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Buffalo 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. 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 Buffalo to Chicago?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £45.31 was the low point for coach fares from Buffalo to Chicago. Coaches from Chicago to Buffalo are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £45.31 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 11 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £28.44 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 15 hours and 49 minutes to cover the 452 miles (727 kilometers) from Buffalo, NY to Chicago, IL. However, the fastest coach only takes 11 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?

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Chicago. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Buffalo?

The first coach leaves at 11:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Buffalo to Chicago, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled coaches that travel from Buffalo to Chicago 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 Buffalo to Chicago; ticket prices start at £57.28.

What coach companies travel from Buffalo to Chicago?

There is one coach company that operates from Buffalo 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
Greyhound415h 50m£70.85

Where does the coach leave from in Buffalo?

Coaches to Chicago leave from multiple locations in Buffalo, New York. These are the 4 most popular coach stations:

  • Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St

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:

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

Price trends for coaches from Buffalo to Chicago

Average prices by travel date

£71£47£24AugSep

Monthly average prices

£78£63£47£31£16NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

£98£78£59£39£203020100

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