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Chicago to St Louis bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$5.00
Shortest Duration5h 0m
Trips per day11
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap Chicago to St Louis bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Chicago to St Louis is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Chicago to St Louis were $13.79. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average $15.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to St Louis by bus is at 2:00 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 10:00 PM on Monday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from Chicago to St Louis has the most daily schedules

On average there are 11 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Chicago to St Louis, with an average of 9 trips per day and 185 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Chicago to St Louis. Of the 11 trips there are 8 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Chicago to St Louis starts at $22.00.

2 carriers offer Chicago to St Louis bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Chicago to St Louis from $16.00. There are 9 Greyhound schedules from Chicago to St Louis and you can expect on average to pay $27.39 for a Greyhound ticket to St Louis. In Chicago, Greyhound departs to St Louis from Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station. In St Louis, Greyhound arrives at Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to St Louis takes 6 hours and 24 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to St Louis in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 10 trips per day and you could expect to pay $30.77 for a weekend getaway trip to St Louis.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
6h 24m
Avg. Price
$27.39

Megabus

Book Megabus from Chicago to St Louis from $1.00. There are 1 Megabus schedules from Chicago to St Louis and you can expect on average to pay $18.63 for a Megabus ticket to St Louis. In Chicago, Megabus departs to St Louis from W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St and no other station. In St Louis, Megabus arrives at Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Chicago to St Louis takes 6 hours and 0 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to St Louis in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $22.48 for a weekend getaway trip to St Louis.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
6h 0m
Avg. Price
$18.63
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Chicago. Most bus trips to St Louis will depart from Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St.
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St
Bus trips arrive in St Louis at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St are the main bus stations in St Louis for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St