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Ithaca to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€58.89
Shortest Duration15h 10m
Trips per day3
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How much does a bus ticket from Ithaca to Chicago cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Ithaca to Chicago were €83.28.

The best way to find cheap coach tickets from Ithaca to Chicago is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 15 days out, tickets are on average €22.65 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Ithaca to Chicago?

The distance between Ithaca and Chicago is approximately 571.18 miles, or 918.99 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 16 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 15 hours and 10 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 Ithaca to Chicago?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Ithaca to Chicago by bus is on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Wednesday 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 Ithaca to Chicago?

On average there are 3 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Ithaca to Chicago, with an average of 3 trips per day and 25 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Ithaca to Chicago. Of the 3 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Ithaca to Chicago start at €78.21.

1 carriers offer Ithaca to Chicago bus trips


Book Greyhound from Ithaca to Chicago from €58.89. There are 3 Greyhound schedules from Ithaca to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay €98.51 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In Ithaca, Greyhound departs to Chicago from 131 E Green St and no other station. In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 3 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from Ithaca to Chicago takes 16 hours and 41 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 15 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay €101.45 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

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Buses to Chicago depart from one main station in Ithaca:
  • 131 E Green St
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 Ithaca:
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St