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Journey Information

Houston to Chicago coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£75.33
Shortest Duration22h 45m
Trips per day11
Coach lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £75.33 was the low point for coach fares from Houston to Chicago. Coaches from Chicago to Houston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £75.33 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 23 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £82.66 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 29 hours and 18 minutes to cover the 942 miles (1516 kilometers) from Houston, TX to Chicago, IL. However, the fastest coach only takes 22 hours and 45 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?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for coaches, as many passengers take the coach to Chicago at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Houston?

The first coach leaves at 05:00 and the last coach leaves at 18:00. To see the times for all coaches from Houston to Chicago, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 11 scheduled coaches that travel from Houston 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 Houston to Chicago; ticket prices start at £84.74.

What coach companies travel from Houston to Chicago?

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

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound81d 5h 54m£119.97
Tornado Bus423h 38m£125.94

Where does the coach leave from in Houston?

Coaches to Chicago leave from multiple locations in Houston, Texas. These are the 5 most popular coach stations:

  • Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St
  • Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood
  • Tornado Bus Station - Airport
  • 6590 Southwest Hwy
  • 7011 Harrisburg Blvd

Where does the coach arrive in Chicago?

Coaches arrive in Chicago at 5 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
  • Tornado Bus Station
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave

Price trends for coaches from Houston to Chicago

Average prices by travel date

£153£102£51OctNov

Monthly average prices

£118£94£71£47£24NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

£157£126£94£63£313020100

coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Houston, TX to Chicago, IL
4.4
Based on 5 ratings and reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
3.0
Condition
4.0
Akiode
2.0
5 June 2019Vacation
Pros
It was pleasant, 24 layover
Cons
Schedule of the vehicle by providing extra bus if there is a breakdown
Tips
Nor

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