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Chicago to Louisville bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration6h 0m
Trips per day14
bus carriers4
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How to book cheap Chicago to Louisville bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Chicago to Louisville 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 Louisville were $25.35. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $21.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Louisville by bus is usually around 11:00 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 10:00 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 Chicago to Louisville has the most daily schedules

On average there are 14 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Chicago to Louisville, with an average of 8 trips per day and 175 monthly trips. 4 bus carriers serve the route from Chicago to Louisville. Of the 14 trips there are 11 trips that are direct connections to Louisville.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Chicago to Louisville starts at $53.00.

4 carriers offer Chicago to Louisville bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Chicago to Louisville from $20.00. There are 8 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Chicago to Louisville and you can expect on average to pay $33.75 for a Greyhound ticket to Louisville. In Chicago, Greyhound departs to Louisville from Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and one other station. In Louisville, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 720 W Muhammad Ali Blvd,

An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to Louisville takes 7 hours and 11 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Louisville in 6 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 8 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $36.71 for a weekend trip to Louisville.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 11m
Avg. Price
$33.75

Megabus

Book Megabus from Chicago to Louisville from $1.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Megabus from Chicago to Louisville and you can expect on average to pay $19.09 for a Megabus ticket to Louisville. In Chicago, Megabus departs to Louisville from W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St, In Louisville, Megabus arrives at W Muhammad Ali Blvd & S 7th Street,

An average trip on Megabus from Chicago to Louisville takes 6 hours and 23 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Louisville in 6 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $22.60 for a weekend trip to Louisville.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 23m
Avg. Price
$19.09

Miller Transportation

Book Miller Transportation from Chicago to Louisville from $17.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Miller Transportation from Chicago to Louisville and you can expect on average to pay $39.88 for a Miller Transportation ticket to Louisville. In Chicago, Miller Transportation departs to Louisville from Dan Ryan Bus Station and one other station. In Louisville, Miller Transportation arrives at Bus Terminal - 720 W Muhammad Ali Blvd,

An average trip on Miller Transportation from Chicago to Louisville takes 7 hours and 47 minutes, while the fastest available Miller Transportation trip will get you to Louisville in 6 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Miller Transportation offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $41.88 for a weekend trip to Louisville.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 47m
Avg. Price
$39.88

Amtrak Thruway

Book Amtrak Thruway from Chicago to Louisville from $64.00. There are 3 trips per day offered by Amtrak Thruway from Chicago to Louisville and you can expect on average to pay $64.00 for a Amtrak Thruway ticket to Louisville. In Chicago, Amtrak Thruway departs to Louisville from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, In Louisville, Amtrak Thruway arrives at Bus Terminal - 720 W Muhammad Ali Blvd,

An average trip on Amtrak Thruway from Chicago to Louisville takes 7 hours and 29 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Thruway trip will get you to Louisville in 6 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Thruway offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $64.00 for a weekend trip to Louisville.

Restroom
Loyalty rewards
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 29m
Avg. Price
$64.00

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 Louisville will depart from Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St, Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
Bus trips arrive in Louisville at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Bus Terminal - 720 W Muhammad Ali Blvd, W Muhammad Ali Blvd & S 7th Street are the main bus stations in Louisville for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • Bus Terminal - 720 W Muhammad Ali Blvd
  • W Muhammad Ali Blvd & S 7th Street