Book bus tickets fromSan Francisco to Chicago

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traveling from San Francisco to Chicago by bus

Cheapest price$146.00
Shortest Duration51h 45m
Trips per day2
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from San Francisco to Chicago?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from San Francisco to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from San Francisco to Chicago were $151.50. By booking 22 days out, tickets are on average $115.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from San Francisco to Chicago?

The busiest time of the week for travel from San Francisco to Chicago by bus is at 11:00 PM on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 7:00 AM on Friday 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.

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from San Francisco. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Greyhound Station - 200 Folsom St.
  • Greyhound Station - 200 Folsom St
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from San Francisco.
  • Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station