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Chicago to Terre Haute bus

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Chicago - Terre Haute Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from Chicago to Terre Haute. Traveling by bus from Chicago to Terre Haute usually takes around 8 hours and 20 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance167 mi (269 km)
Shortest duration5h 30m
Cheapest price$26.47
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
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How much is a bus ticket from Chicago to Terre Haute?

Bus tickets for a trip from Chicago to Terre Haute cost $33.47 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly avg. prices

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Taking the bus from Chicago to Terre Haute is usually cheapest in August, when the average ticket price is only $40. If you're planning to take the bus from Chicago to Terre Haute during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $60. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

What bus companies travel from Chicago to Terre Haute?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Chicago to Terre Haute. Greyhound connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound58h 20m$58.45
  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 5 bus trips from Chicago to Terre Haute every day, with the average journey taking around 8 hours and 20 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Terre Haute usually start from $26.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 20 minutes to cover the 167 miles from Chicago to Terre Haute. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 30 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Chicago to Terre Haute, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Chicago to Terre Haute 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.

City Information

Chicago

Known for its innovative architecture, cultural contributions to jazz and house music, and of course that irresistible deep-dish pizza, the many sights and experiences in Chicago make it one of the best urban vacation destinations for millennials and a top destination in Illinois.

You can't beat the views of the city and Lake Michigan from the SkyDeck in the Willis Tower; at over 1,300 feet, this is the highest observation deck in the U.S. Snap that classic selfie with the Bean in Millennium Park, then wander the many museums in nearby Grant Park. Navy Pier is a popular tourist hotspot for its parks, restaurants, and attractions right on Lake Michigan, and baseball fans will find paradise in Wrigleyville, home to the Chicago Cubs' Wrigley Field and sports bars galore.

Chicago's enormous parks offer plentiful opportunities for outdoor activities in gorgeous urban settings. Many companies offer kayak rentals or boat tours on the Chicago River, with special tours running on Saint Patrick's Day, when the entire river is dyed green. When you’re ready to buy some souvenirs from your epic trip, hit the big brand stores on the Magnificent Mile, or shop local in neighborhoods like Andersonville and Wicker Park. And don't miss the chance to laugh until you cry at The Second City comedy theater, famous for launching the careers of comedians like Tina Fey and Stephen Colbert.

Chicago is one of the biggest transportation hubs in the Midwest, and provides easy access to nearby destinations ideal for day trips, as well as international travel from two airports. Thanks to plenty of bus and train stations throughout the city, getting to the Windy City is a breeze.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Chicago?

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Main departure station: Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St

Buses to Terre Haute leave from 3 stations in Chicago.

All bus stations in Chicago:

  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St

  • Dan Ryan Bus Station

  • Chicago Train Station Bus Stop

Where does the bus arrive in Terre Haute?

Main arrival station: 750 Cherry St

All buses from Chicago arrive at one main station in Terre Haute.

All bus stations in Terre Haute:

  • 750 Cherry St

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