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Chicago to New York bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$62.00
Shortest Duration14h 0m
Trips per day27
bus carriers3
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Chicago to New York
4.0
Based on 6 reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.5
Staff
3.5
Value
2.5
Condition
4.3
Michael
3.0
July 23, 2019Vacation
Pros
Besides the first who was talking to everyone like we were animals the trip was alright. That dude either just got divorced and loved to bring his personal problems to work or was just an u professional AO. Sent emails to Greyhound bit of course, no answers. What did I ...More
Cons
Upgrade your buses. They were good looking back in the 70’s or 80’s. They’re not anymore. Clean your stations. Even a stable is cleaner than those. Quit serving the junk ass food that Inde again would have been great back in the 80’s. Step up your game Greyhound. You’re...More
Tips
Buckle up and enjoy the ride.
George
5.0
May 27, 2019Business
Pros
Ok
Cons
Nothing
Tips
No

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Wanda Coach report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.5
Value
3.0
Condition
4.0
Anita
4.0
September 2, 2019Visiting friends
Cons
The toilet needs air freshener
Lyubov
4.0
July 15, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
It was very good professional driver!
Cons
Wi Fi
Tips
Take some small pillow and throw.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Chicago to New York cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Chicago to New York were $80.29.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Chicago to New York is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $15.92 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Chicago to New York?

The distance between Chicago and New York is approximately 711.44 miles, or 1144.66 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 20 hours and 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 14 hours,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to New York by bus is usually on Monday. 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. Thursday 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.

What bus companies travel from Chicago to New York?

On average there are 27 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Chicago to New York, with an average of 25.459 trips per day and 388.25 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers serve the route from Chicago to New York. Of the 27 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to New York.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Chicago to New York start at $90.00.

3 carriers offer Chicago to New York bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Chicago to New York from $62.00. There are 25.459016 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Chicago to New York and you can expect on average to pay $81.59 for a Greyhound ticket to New York. In Chicago, Greyhound departs to New York from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and 3 other stations. In New York, Greyhound arrives at Port Authority Bus Station and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to New York takes 21 hours and 23 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to New York in 14 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 25.210526 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $85.32 for a weekend trip to New York.

Avg. Time
21h 23m
Avg. Price
$81.59

Megabus

Book Megabus from Chicago to New York from $129.00. Typically there is one Megabus schedule per day from Chicago to New York and you can expect on average to pay $129.00 for a Megabus ticket to New York. In Chicago, Megabus departs to New York from W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St, In New York, Megabus arrives at Port Authority Bus Station,

An average trip on Megabus from Chicago to New York takes 16 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to New York in 14 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $129.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to New York.

Avg. Time
16h 15m
Avg. Price
$129.00

Wanda Coach

Book Wanda Coach from Chicago to New York from $100.00. Typically there is one Wanda Coach schedule per day from Chicago to New York and you can expect on average to pay $100.00 for a Wanda Coach ticket to New York. In Chicago, Wanda Coach departs to New York from 2103 S. Archer Ave, In New York, Wanda Coach arrives at 3 Allen St,

An average trip on Wanda Coach from Chicago to New York takes 14 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Wanda Coach offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $100.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to New York.

Avg. Time
14h 0m
Avg. Price
$100.00

Plan your next adventure

There are 6 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to New York will depart from these stations in Chicago:
  • 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
  • 2103 S. Archer Ave
Buses arrive in New York at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in New York for trips arriving from Chicago:
  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway
  • 3 Allen St

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