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Ithaca-Chicago Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

Ithaca to Chicago coach - cost & duration

Cheapest priceUS$58.00
Shortest Duration15h 10m
Trips per day2
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, US$58.00 was the low point for coach fares from Ithaca to Chicago. Coaches from Chicago to Ithaca are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than US$58.00 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.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 16 hours and 6 minutes to cover the 571 miles (919 kilometers) from Ithaca, NY to Chicago, IL. However, the fastest coach only takes 15 hours and 10 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?

Because many passengers travel from Ithaca to Chicago at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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 Chicago, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Ithaca?

The first coach leaves at 14:00 and the last coach leaves at 14:00. To see the times for all coaches from Ithaca to Chicago, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are usually only 2 coaches per day from Ithaca to Chicago. However, neither coach offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer coaches during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Ithaca to Chicago; ticket prices start at US$85.00.

What coach companies travel from Ithaca to Chicago?

There is one coach company that operates from Ithaca 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
Greyhound216h 6mUS$88.50

Where does the coach leave from in Ithaca?

Most coaches depart from the main station in Ithaca, New York:

  • 131 E Green 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
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St

Price trends for coaches from Ithaca to Chicago

Monthly average prices

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