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Chicago to Elgin bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$12.00
Shortest Duration0h 30m
Trips per day3
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap Chicago to Elgin bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Chicago to Elgin 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 Elgin were $13.50. By booking 19 days out, tickets are on average $11.50 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Elgin 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. Tuesday 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 Chicago to Elgin has the most daily schedules

On average there are 3 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Chicago to Elgin, with an average of 2 trips per day and 20 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Chicago to Elgin. Of the 3 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to Elgin.

2 carriers offer Chicago to Elgin bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Chicago to Elgin from $12.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Chicago to Elgin and you can expect on average to pay $18.93 for a Greyhound ticket to Elgin. In Chicago, Greyhound departs to Elgin from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and 2 other stations. In Elgin, Greyhound arrives at Shell Station,

An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to Elgin takes 7 hours and 27 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Elgin in 0 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $19.36 for a weekend trip to Elgin.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 27m
Avg. Price
$18.93

Tornado Bus

Book Tornado Bus from Chicago to Elgin from $25.00. Typically there is one Tornado Bus schedule per day from Chicago to Elgin and you can expect on average to pay $25.00 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Elgin. In Chicago, Tornado Bus departs to Elgin from Tornado Bus Station, In Elgin, Tornado Bus arrives at 352 S Liberty St,

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Chicago to Elgin takes 0 hours and 36 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Elgin in 0 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $25.00 for a weekend trip to Elgin.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
0h 36m
Avg. Price
$25.00

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have bus departures from Chicago. Most bus trips to Elgin will depart from Tornado Bus Station, Union Station - 225 S Canal St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St.
  • Tornado Bus Station
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
Bus trips arrive in Elgin at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Shell Station, 352 S Liberty St are the main bus stations in Elgin for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • Shell Station
  • 352 S Liberty St