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Chicago to Cedar Rapids bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$19.00
Shortest Duration5h 40m
Trips per day5
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Chicago to Cedar Rapids

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Chicago to Cedar Rapids 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 Chicago to Cedar Rapids were $20.00. By booking 13 days out, tickets are on average $16.88 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Cedar Rapids by bus is usually on Wednesday. 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.

Burlington Trailways from Chicago to Cedar Rapids has the most daily schedules

On average there are 5 scheduled bus trips per day. Burlington Trailways has the most regularly scheduled departures from Chicago to Cedar Rapids, with an average of 3 trips per day and 53 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Chicago to Cedar Rapids. Of the 5 trips there is one direct trip available per day.

2 carriers offer Chicago to Cedar Rapids bus trips

Burlington Trailways

Book Burlington Trailways from Chicago to Cedar Rapids from $57.00. There are 3 trips per day offered by Burlington Trailways from Chicago to Cedar Rapids and you can expect on average to pay $58.95 for a Burlington Trailways ticket to Cedar Rapids. In Chicago, Burlington Trailways departs to Cedar Rapids from Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, In Cedar Rapids, Burlington Trailways arrives at Burlington Trailways Terminal,

An average trip on Burlington Trailways from Chicago to Cedar Rapids takes 6 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available Burlington Trailways trip will get you to Cedar Rapids in 5 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Burlington Trailways offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $58.97 for a weekend trip to Cedar Rapids.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 25m
Avg. Price
$58.95

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Chicago to Cedar Rapids from $19.00. There are 3 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Chicago to Cedar Rapids and you can expect on average to pay $27.58 for a Greyhound ticket to Cedar Rapids. In Chicago, Greyhound departs to Cedar Rapids from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and one other station. In Cedar Rapids, Greyhound arrives at Burlington Trailways Terminal,

An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to Cedar Rapids takes 10 hours and 21 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Cedar Rapids in 5 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $30.46 for a weekend trip to Cedar Rapids.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
10h 21m
Avg. Price
$27.58

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Chicago. Most bus trips to Cedar Rapids will depart from:
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
Bus trips arrive in Cedar Rapids at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Cedar Rapids for trips arriving from Chicago:
  • Burlington Trailways Terminal