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Gainesville to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$69.00
Shortest Duration25h 0m
Trips per day7
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap Gainesville to Chicago bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Gainesville 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 Gainesville to Chicago were $92.25.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Gainesville to Chicago by bus is usually on Saturday. 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. Sunday 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 Gainesville to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 7 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Gainesville to Chicago, with an average of 8 trips per day and 24 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Gainesville to Chicago. Of the 7 trips 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.

2 carriers offer Gainesville to Chicago bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Gainesville to Chicago from $69.00. There are 8 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Gainesville to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $118.14 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In Gainesville, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Bus Terminal - 101 NE 23rd Ave, In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Dan Ryan Bus Station and 3 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from Gainesville to Chicago takes 29 hours and 13 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 25 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $138.25 for a weekend trip to Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1d 5h 13m
Avg. Price
$118.14

Tornado Bus

Book Tornado Bus from Gainesville to Chicago from $260.00. Typically there is one Tornado Bus schedule per day from Gainesville to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $262.86 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Chicago. In Gainesville, Tornado Bus departs to Chicago from 3509 SW Williston Rd, In Chicago, Tornado Bus arrives at Tornado Bus Station,

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Gainesville to Chicago takes 41 hours and 30 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Chicago in 25 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $260.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1d 17h 30m
Avg. Price
$262.86

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Gainesville. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Bus Terminal - 101 NE 23rd Ave, 3509 SW Williston Rd.
  • Bus Terminal - 101 NE 23rd Ave
  • 3509 SW Williston Rd
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Dan Ryan Bus Station, 5800 N Cumberland Ave, Union Station - 225 S Canal St, Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, Tornado Bus Station are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Gainesville.
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Tornado Bus Station