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Atlanta to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration15h 0m
Trips per day14
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap Atlanta to Chicago bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Atlanta 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 Atlanta to Chicago were $40.86. By booking 4 days out, tickets are on average $58.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Atlanta to Chicago by bus is usually around 10:00 PM on Tuesday. 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. Around 1:00 PM on Friday 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 Atlanta to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 14 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Atlanta to Chicago, with an average of 12 trips per day and 258 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Atlanta to Chicago. Of the 14 trips there are 4 trips that are direct connections to Chicago.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Atlanta to Chicago starts at $162.00.

2 carriers offer Atlanta to Chicago bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Atlanta to Chicago from $67.00. There are 12 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Atlanta to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $71.53 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In Atlanta, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St and one other station. In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Dan Ryan Bus Station and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Atlanta to Chicago takes 17 hours and 54 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 15 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 13 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $74.37 for a weekend trip to Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
17h 54m
Avg. Price
$71.53

Megabus

Book Megabus from Atlanta to Chicago from $1.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Megabus from Atlanta to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $50.91 for a Megabus ticket to Chicago. In Atlanta, Megabus departs to Chicago from MARTA Civic Ctr - 435 W Peachtree St NW, In Chicago, Megabus arrives at W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St,

An average trip on Megabus from Atlanta to Chicago takes 14 hours and 36 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $57.09 for a weekend trip to Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
14h 36m
Avg. Price
$50.91

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Atlanta. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, MARTA Civic Ctr - 435 W Peachtree St NW.
  • Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  • MARTA Civic Ctr - 435 W Peachtree St NW
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Dan Ryan Bus Station, Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Atlanta.
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St