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Chicago to Omaha bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$29.99
Shortest Duration8h 55m
Trips per day10
bus carriers3
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How to book cheap Chicago to Omaha bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Chicago to Omaha 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 Omaha were $50.51. By booking 18 days out, tickets are on average $19.01 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Omaha by bus is usually around 1:00 PM on Thursday. 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 6:00 AM on 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 Omaha has the most daily schedules

On average there are 10 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Chicago to Omaha, with an average of 6 trips per day and 135 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers serve the route from Chicago to Omaha. Of the 10 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to Omaha.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Chicago to Omaha starts at $62.00.

3 carriers offer Chicago to Omaha bus trips

Burlington Trailways

Book Burlington Trailways from Chicago to Omaha from $116.00. There are 3 trips per day offered by Burlington Trailways from Chicago to Omaha and you can expect on average to pay $116.00 for a Burlington Trailways ticket to Omaha. In Chicago, Burlington Trailways departs to Omaha from Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, In Omaha, Burlington Trailways arrives at Burlington Trailways Terminal,

An average trip on Burlington Trailways from Chicago to Omaha takes 9 hours and 41 minutes, while the fastest available Burlington Trailways trip will get you to Omaha in 8 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Burlington Trailways offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $116.00 for a weekend trip to Omaha.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
9h 41m
Avg. Price
$116.00

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Chicago to Omaha from $38.00. There are 6 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Chicago to Omaha and you can expect on average to pay $73.24 for a Greyhound ticket to Omaha. In Chicago, Greyhound departs to Omaha from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and 2 other stations. In Omaha, Greyhound arrives at Burlington Trailways Terminal and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to Omaha takes 13 hours and 4 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Omaha in 8 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $79.49 for a weekend trip to Omaha.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
13h 4m
Avg. Price
$73.24

Windstar Lines

Book Windstar Lines from Chicago to Omaha from $29.99. Typically there is one Windstar Lines schedule per day from Chicago to Omaha and you can expect on average to pay $46.30 for a Windstar Lines ticket to Omaha. In Chicago, Windstar Lines departs to Omaha from W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St, In Omaha, Windstar Lines arrives at Crossroads Mall - N 72nd St btwn Dodge St and Cass Stge,

An average trip on Windstar Lines from Chicago to Omaha takes 8 hours and 56 minutes, while the fastest available Windstar Lines trip will get you to Omaha in 8 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Windstar Lines offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $46.05 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Omaha.

WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Avg. Time
8h 56m
Avg. Price
$46.30
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 5 stations that have bus departures from Chicago. Most bus trips to Omaha will depart from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, 5800 N Cumberland Ave, 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
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St
Bus trips arrive in Omaha at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Burlington Trailways Terminal, Omaha Eppley Airport, Crossroads Mall - N 72nd St btwn Dodge St and Cass Stge are the main bus stations in Omaha for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • Burlington Trailways Terminal
  • Omaha Eppley Airport
  • Crossroads Mall - N 72nd St btwn Dodge St and Cass Stge

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Chicago to Omaha
4.0
Based on 1 reviews
Windstar Lines
4.0
Based on 1 reviews
Based on 1 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Windstar Lines report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0
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Antoinette
4.0
July 4, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Driver kind
Cons
better regulate the air conditioning because too cold
Tips
Nothing in particular