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Chicago to Houston bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$89.00
Shortest Duration22h 0m
Trips per day15
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap Chicago to Houston bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Chicago to Houston is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Chicago to Houston were $119.67. By booking 7 days out, tickets are on average $29.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Houston by bus is at 1:00 PM on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 3:00 PM on Friday 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.

Tornado Bus from Chicago to Houston has the most daily schedules

On average there are 15 bus trips per day. Tornado Bus has the most options for departures from Chicago to Houston, with an average of 10 trips per day and 179 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Chicago to Houston. Of the 15 trips there are 10 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Chicago to Houston starts at $106.00.

2 carriers offer Chicago to Houston bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Chicago to Houston from $89.00. There are 6 Greyhound schedules from Chicago to Houston and you can expect on average to pay $130.10 for a Greyhound ticket to Houston. In Chicago, Greyhound departs to Houston from Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station. In Houston, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to Houston takes 27 hours and 56 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Houston in 22 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay $137.39 for a weekend getaway trip to Houston.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 56m
Avg. Price
$130.10

Tornado Bus

Book Tornado Bus from Chicago to Houston from $145.00. There are 10 Tornado Bus schedules from Chicago to Houston and you can expect on average to pay $145.00 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Houston. In Chicago, Tornado Bus departs to Houston from Tornado Bus Station and no other station. In Houston, Tornado Bus arrives at 6590 Southwest Hwy and 4 other stations.

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Chicago to Houston takes 32 hours and 40 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Houston in 22 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay $145.00 for a weekend getaway trip to Houston.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
8h 40m
Avg. Price
$145.00

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 Houston will depart from Tornado Bus Station, Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station.
  • Tornado Bus Station
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
Bus trips arrive in Houston at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St, 6590 Southwest Hwy, 7011 Harrisburg Blvd, Tornado Bus Station - Airport, Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood are the main bus stations in Houston for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • Bus Terminal - 2121 Main St
  • 6590 Southwest Hwy
  • 7011 Harrisburg Blvd
  • Tornado Bus Station - Airport
  • Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood