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traveling from Chicago to New York by bus

Cheapest price$44.00
Shortest Duration14h 0m
Trips per day15
bus carriers3
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago to New York?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from Chicago to New York is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Chicago to New York were $72.30. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $7.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to New York by bus is at 11:00 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 11:00 AM on Tuesday 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.

How many daily bus trips are there from Chicago to New York?

On average there are 15 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Chicago to New York, with an average of 14 trips per day and 295 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers currently travel from Chicago to New York. Of the 15 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train options from Chicago start at $76.00.

bus lines that run from Chicago to New York

Wanda Coach

Wanda Coach operates, on average, 1 bus schedule(s) from Chicago to New York. The average Wanda Coach ticket to New York costs $100.00. In Chicago, Wanda Coach departs from 2103 S. Archer Ave and no other station. In New York, Wanda Coach arrives at 3 Allen St and no other station.

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 weekend getaway trip to New York.

Wanda Coach
Wanda Coach
Air conditioning
Restroom
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
14h 0m
Avg. Price
$100.00

Megabus

Megabus operates, on average, 1 bus schedule(s) from Chicago to New York. The average Megabus ticket to New York costs $129.00. In Chicago, Megabus departs from W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St and no other station. In New York, Megabus arrives at Port Authority Bus Station and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Chicago to New York takes 16 hours and 45 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 weekend getaway trip to New York.

Megabus
Megabus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
16h 45m
Avg. Price
$129.00

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 14 bus schedule(s) from Chicago to New York. The average Greyhound ticket to New York costs $74.74. Cheap Greyhound tickets to New York are available on Wanderu starting from $44.00. In Chicago, Greyhound departs from Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station. In New York, Greyhound arrives at Port Authority Bus Station and 1 other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to New York takes 21 hours and 31 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to New York in 14 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 15 trips per day and you could expect to pay $81.10 for a weekend getaway trip to New York.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
21h 31m
Avg. Price
$74.74

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 New York will depart from Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St, 2103 S. Archer Ave.
  • Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St
  • 2103 S. Archer Ave
Bus trips arrive in New York at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Port Authority Bus Station, GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway, 3 Allen St 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