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San Diego to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$142.00
Shortest Duration46h 0m
Trips per day10
bus carriers1
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How to book cheap San Diego to Chicago bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from San Diego to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from San Diego to Chicago were $153.00. By booking 19 days out, tickets are on average $39.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from San Diego to Chicago by bus is at 9:00 PM on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 4:00 PM on 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.

Greyhound from San Diego to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 10 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from San Diego to Chicago, with an average of 10 trips per day and 192 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from San Diego to Chicago. Of the 10 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from San Diego to Chicago starts at $173.50.

1 carriers offer San Diego to Chicago bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from San Diego to Chicago from $142.00. There are 10 Greyhound schedules from San Diego to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $199.56 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In San Diego, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Bus Terminal - 1313 National Ave and 1 other station. In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from San Diego to Chicago takes 50 hours and 49 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 46 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 10 trips per day and you could expect to pay $203.32 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Restroom
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Extra legroom
Power outlet
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Avg. Time
2h 49m
Avg. Price
$199.56

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from San Diego. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Bus Terminal - 1313 National Ave, San Ysidro Transit Ctr.
  • Bus Terminal - 1313 National Ave
  • San Ysidro Transit Ctr
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from San Diego.
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station