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Phoenix to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€91.33
Shortest Duration38h 15m
Trips per day9
bus carriers1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Phoenix to Chicago cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Phoenix to Chicago were €97.66.

The best way to find cheap coach tickets from Phoenix to Chicago is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 16 days out, tickets are on average €45.21 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Phoenix to Chicago?

The distance between Phoenix and Chicago is approximately 1452.56 miles, or 2337.08 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 43 hours and 17 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 38 hours and 15 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Phoenix to Chicago?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Phoenix to Chicago by bus is on Wednesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Monday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Phoenix to Chicago?

On average there are 9 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Phoenix to Chicago, with an average of 8.762 trips per day and 122.667 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Phoenix to Chicago. Of the 9 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Phoenix to Chicago start at €148.30.

1 carriers offer Phoenix to Chicago bus trips


Book Greyhound from Phoenix to Chicago from €91.33. There are 8.761905 Greyhound schedules from Phoenix to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay €134.01 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In Phoenix, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Bus Terminal - 2115 E Buckeye Rd and 2 other stations. In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Union Station - 225 S Canal St and 3 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from Phoenix to Chicago takes 43 hours and 17 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 38 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 6.4 trips per day and you could expect to pay €127.72 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Avg. Time
1d 19h 17m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There are 3 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from these stations in Phoenix:
  • Bus Terminal - 2115 E Buckeye Rd
  • Glendale Bus Station
  • 44th St Transit Ctr
Buses arrive in Chicago at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Phoenix:
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave

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