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Chicago to Raleigh bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$98.00
Shortest Duration24h 0m
Trips per day6
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap Chicago to Raleigh bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Chicago to Raleigh is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Chicago to Raleigh were $102.67. By booking 17 days out, tickets are on average $24.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Raleigh by bus is at 1:00 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 8:00 PM on Sunday 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 Raleigh has the most daily schedules

On average there are 6 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Chicago to Raleigh, with an average of 5 trips per day and 102 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Chicago to Raleigh. Of the 6 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Chicago to Raleigh starts at $128.00.

2 carriers offer Chicago to Raleigh bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Chicago to Raleigh from $95.00. There are 5 Greyhound schedules from Chicago to Raleigh and you can expect on average to pay $149.79 for a Greyhound ticket to Raleigh. In Chicago, Greyhound departs to Raleigh from Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station. In Raleigh, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 2210 Capital Blvd and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to Raleigh takes 26 hours and 34 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Raleigh in 24 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay $153.94 for a weekend getaway trip to Raleigh.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 34m
Avg. Price
$149.79

Tornado Bus

Book Tornado Bus from Chicago to Raleigh from $115.00. There are 1 Tornado Bus schedules from Chicago to Raleigh and you can expect on average to pay $134.56 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Raleigh. In Chicago, Tornado Bus departs to Raleigh from Tornado Bus Station and no other station. In Raleigh, Tornado Bus arrives at Tornado Bus Station and no other station.

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Chicago to Raleigh takes 51 hours and 50 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Raleigh in 24 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $135.00 for a weekend getaway trip to Raleigh.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 50m
Avg. Price
$134.56

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 Raleigh will depart from Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, Tornado Bus Station.
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • Tornado Bus Station
Bus trips arrive in Raleigh at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Bus Terminal - 2210 Capital Blvd, Tornado Bus Station are the main bus stations in Raleigh for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • Bus Terminal - 2210 Capital Blvd
  • Tornado Bus Station