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Journey Information

Chicago to Toronto bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$57.00
Shortest Duration21h 25m
Trips per day5
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cheapest way to get to Toronto from Chicago?

The cheapest way to get to Toronto from Chicago is by bus. Bus tickets start at $49. Train tickets from Chicago to Toronto cost at least $117.

Is there a direct bus between Chicago and Toronto?

Yes, there is a direct bus between Chicago and Toronto. Greyhound has a direct bus line from Chicago to Toronto that takes just over 13 hours. There are no direct train lines between the two cities.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Chicago to Toronto during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How much is a bus ticket from Chicago to Toronto?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $64.25 was the low point for bus fares from Chicago to Toronto. Buses from Toronto to Chicago are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $64.25 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 41 hours and 14 minutes to cover the 436 miles (701 kilometers) from Chicago, IL to Toronto, ON. However, the fastest bus only takes 21 hours and 25 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Toronto. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Toronto, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Chicago?

The first bus leaves at 10:00pm and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Chicago to Toronto, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Chicago to Toronto every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Chicago to Toronto; ticket prices start at $116.00.

What bus companies travel from Chicago to Toronto?

There is one bus company that operates from Chicago to Toronto. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound51d 17h 14m$72.21

Book Greyhound from Chicago to Toronto from $57. There are 5 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Chicago to Toronto and you can expect on average to pay $72 for a Greyhound ticket to Toronto. In Chicago, Greyhound departs to Toronto from Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and one other station. In Toronto, Greyhound arrives at Front St W & York St and one other station. An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to Toronto takes 41 hours and 14 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Toronto in 21 hours and 25 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $64 for a weekend trip to Toronto.

Where does the bus leave from in Chicago?

Chicago, Illinois has two bus stations with service to Toronto, Ontario:

  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St

Where does the bus arrive in Toronto?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Toronto, Ontario:

  • Front St W & York St
  • Coach Term - 610 Bay St

Price trends for buses from Chicago to Toronto

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