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South Beloit - Chicago Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 29 intercity buses per day from South Beloit to Chicago. Traveling by bus from South Beloit to Chicago usually takes around 2 hours and 19 minutes, but the fastest Coach USA bus can make the trip in just one hour and 45 minutes.

Distance84 mi (135 km)
Shortest duration1h 45m
Cheapest price$35.90
Trips per day29
Most frequent serviceCoach USA
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from South Beloit to Chicago?

Bus tickets for a trip from South Beloit to Chicago cost $37.01 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15JunJun

If you're planning to travel by bus from South Beloit to Chicago in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $38 to $41. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on June 10, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Chicago this week, bus tickets are available starting at $38.

Monthly avg. prices

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Traveling from South Beloit to Chicago by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for this route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $37 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Booking in advance is the best way to find affordable prices and save money on your trip.

What bus companies travel from South Beloit to Chicago?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from South Beloit to Chicago that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Coach USA usually offers more choice, with 26 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway112h 36m$40.06
Coach USA261h 54m$35.90
  • Amtrak Thruway, also known as Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach, is a system of intercity passenger buses operated by Amtrak to connect train stations to areas that are not served by the carrier’s railroads. On the bus, passengers can enjoy comfortable reclining seats with leg rests and access to onboard restroom facilities. Amtrak Thruway bus tickets from South Beloit to Chicago start at $37. On average, there are 11 Amtrak Thruway bus trips on this route every day.

  • Book Coach USA from South Beloit to Chicago from $36. There are 26 trips per day offered by Coach USA from South Beloit to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay for a Coach USA ticket to Chicago. In South Beloit, Coach USA departs to Chicago from 15766 Manchester Rd . In Chicago, Coach USA arrives at Terminal 5 Station, O'Hare Intl Airport and one other station.

    An average trip on Coach USA from South Beloit to Chicago takes 1 hours and 54 minutes , while the fastest available Coach USA trip will get you to Chicago in 1 hours and 45 minutes .

    On weekends, Coach USA offers 26 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Chicago.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 19 minutes to cover the 84 miles from South Beloit to Chicago. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 45 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Because many passengers travel from South Beloit to Chicago at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from South Beloit to Chicago, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 29 scheduled buses that travel from South Beloit to Chicago every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from South Beloit to Chicago without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from South Beloit to Chicago; ticket prices start at $37.00.

City Information

Chicago

Known for its innovative architecture, cultural contributions to jazz and house music, and of course that irresistible deep-dish pizza, the many sights and experiences in Chicago make it one of the best urban vacation destinations for millennials and a top destination in Illinois.

You can't beat the views of the city and Lake Michigan from the SkyDeck in the Willis Tower; at over 1,300 feet, this is the highest observation deck in the U.S. Snap that classic selfie with the Bean in Millennium Park, then wander the many museums in nearby Grant Park. Navy Pier is a popular tourist hotspot for its parks, restaurants, and attractions right on Lake Michigan, and baseball fans will find paradise in Wrigleyville, home to the Chicago Cubs' Wrigley Field and sports bars galore.

Chicago's enormous parks offer plentiful opportunities for outdoor activities in gorgeous urban settings. Many companies offer kayak rentals or boat tours on the Chicago River, with special tours running on Saint Patrick's Day, when the entire river is dyed green. When you’re ready to buy some souvenirs from your epic trip, hit the big brand stores on the Magnificent Mile, or shop local in neighborhoods like Andersonville and Wicker Park. And don't miss the chance to laugh until you cry at The Second City comedy theater, famous for launching the careers of comedians like Tina Fey and Stephen Colbert.

Chicago is one of the biggest transportation hubs in the Midwest, and provides easy access to nearby destinations ideal for day trips, as well as international travel from two airports. Thanks to plenty of bus and train stations throughout the city, getting to the Windy City is a breeze.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in South Beloit?

Main departure station: 15766 Manchester Rd

Most buses depart from the main station in South Beloit.

All bus stations in South Beloit:

  • 15766 Manchester Rd

Where does the bus arrive in Chicago?

Chicago, IL - Union Station - CHIUST-0

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Main arrival station: Chicago (Union Station), Illinois

The historic Chicago Union Station is the United States' third busiest train station and a hub for 15 Amtrak train lines with destinations throughout the country. The station also serves bus carriers like Greyhound, Indian Trails and Jefferson Lines, and offers connections to Metra commuter lines. Union Station is also just a quick walk to the nearest Chicago L lines. The current station was built in 1925, to replace the original one dating back to 1881, and today wows visitors with its impressive facade, massive columns, and opulent Great Hall. Located right in downtown and adjacent to the Chicago Loop, Union Station is equipped with many services and amenities, including phone charging stations, shops, and various food and drink options.

All bus stations in Chicago:

  • Chicago (Union Station), Illinois

  • Terminal 5 Station, O'Hare Intl Airport

  • Chicago O'Hare Bus/Shuttle Ctr

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