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Elgin to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$9.00
Shortest Duration1h 20m
Trips per day4
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap Elgin to Chicago bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Elgin to Chicago 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 Elgin to Chicago were $15.00. By booking 2 days out, tickets are on average $8.27 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Elgin to Chicago 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. Saturday 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 Elgin to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 4 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Elgin to Chicago, with an average of 2 trips per day and 30 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Elgin to Chicago. Of the 4 trips there are 3 trips that are direct connections to Chicago.

2 carriers offer Elgin to Chicago bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Elgin to Chicago from $9.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Elgin to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $17.38 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In Elgin, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Shell Station, In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Dan Ryan Bus Station and 3 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from Elgin to Chicago takes 3 hours and 42 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 1 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $18.29 for a weekend trip to Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 42m
Avg. Price
$17.38

Tornado Bus

Book Tornado Bus from Elgin to Chicago from $35.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Tornado Bus from Elgin to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $35.00 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Chicago. In Elgin, Tornado Bus departs to Chicago from 352 S Liberty St, In Chicago, Tornado Bus arrives at Tornado Bus Station,

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Elgin to Chicago takes 1 hours and 36 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Chicago in 1 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $35.00 for a weekend trip to Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 36m
Avg. Price
$35.00
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Elgin. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Shell Station, 352 S Liberty St.
  • Shell Station
  • 352 S Liberty St
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Tornado Bus Station, Dan Ryan Bus Station, Union Station - 225 S Canal St, Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, 5800 N Cumberland Ave are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Elgin.
  • Tornado Bus Station
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave