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traveling from Chicago to Austin by bus

Cheapest price$85.00
Shortest Duration19h 50m
Trips per day9
bus carriers3
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago to Austin?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from Chicago to Austin is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Chicago to Austin were $94.57. By booking 27 days out, tickets are on average $80.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Chicago to Austin?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Austin by bus is at 9 PM on Wednesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 6 PM on Saturday 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 Austin?

On average there are 9 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Chicago to Austin, with an average of 8 trips per day and 153 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers currently travel from Chicago to Austin. Of the 9 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train options from Chicago start at $112.00.

bus lines that run from Chicago to Austin

Turimex Internacional

Turimex Internacional operates, on average, 1 bus schedule(s) from Chicago to Austin. The average Turimex Internacional ticket to Austin costs $179.45. Cheap Turimex Internacional tickets to Austin are available on Wanderu starting from $177.00. In Chicago, Turimex Internacional departs from 2139 S California Ave and no other station. In Austin, Turimex Internacional arrives at 5012 E 7th St and no other station.

An average trip on Turimex Internacional from Chicago to Austin takes 21 hours and 45 minutes, while the fastest available Turimex Internacional trip will get you to Austin in 19 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Turimex Internacional offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $178.67 for a weekend getaway trip to Austin.

Turimex Internacional
Turimex Internacional
Air conditioning
Restroom
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WiFi
Avg. Time
21h 45m
Avg. Price
$179.45

Tornado Bus

Tornado Bus operates, on average, 2 bus schedule(s) from Chicago to Austin. The average Tornado Bus ticket to Austin costs $158.33. Cheap Tornado Bus tickets to Austin are available on Wanderu starting from $155.00. In Chicago, Tornado Bus departs from Tornado Bus Station and no other station. In Austin, Tornado Bus arrives at 711 E Ben White Blvd and no other station.

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Chicago to Austin takes 20 hours and 41 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Austin in 19 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $158.70 for a weekend getaway trip to Austin.

Tornado Bus
Tornado Bus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
20h 41m
Avg. Price
$158.33

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 8 bus schedule(s) from Chicago to Austin. The average Greyhound ticket to Austin costs $139.05. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Austin are available on Wanderu starting from $85.00. In Chicago, Greyhound departs from Dan Ryan Bus Station and 1 other station. In Austin, Greyhound arrives at Greyhound Station - 916 E Koenig Ln and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to Austin takes 27 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Austin in 19 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay $148.70 for a weekend getaway trip to Austin.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
27h 20m
Avg. Price
$139.05

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 Austin will depart from Dan Ryan Bus Station, Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St, Tornado Bus Station, 2139 S California Ave.
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Tornado Bus Station
  • 2139 S California Ave
Bus trips arrive in Austin at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Greyhound Station - 916 E Koenig Ln, 711 E Ben White Blvd, 5012 E 7th St are the main bus stations in Austin for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • Greyhound Station - 916 E Koenig Ln
  • 711 E Ben White Blvd
  • 5012 E 7th St