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Vancouver to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$86.00
Shortest Duration50h 25m
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Vancouver to Chicago

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Vancouver to Chicago is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Vancouver to Chicago were $86.00.

How long is the bus ride from Vancouver to Chicago?

The distance between Vancouver and Chicago is approximately 1773.56 miles, or 2853.55 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 50 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 50 hours and 25 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 Vancouver to Chicago?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Vancouver to Chicago by bus is usually on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Saturday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from Vancouver to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there is one bus schedules per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Vancouver to Chicago, with an average of 1 trip per day and 12 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Vancouver to Chicago. Of the 1 trip there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Vancouver to Chicago starts at $184.00.

1 carriers offer Vancouver to Chicago bus trips


Book Greyhound from Vancouver to Chicago from $86.00. Typically there is one Greyhound schedule per day from Vancouver to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $137.85 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In Vancouver, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St, In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Vancouver to Chicago takes 50 hours and 41 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 50 hours and 25 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $138.89 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

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Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Vancouver. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from:
  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Vancouver:
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station