Search Springfield to Chicago bus tickets



Springfield to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$147.00
Shortest Duration21h 0m
Trips per day7
bus carriers1
Lowest prices
We partner with 100s of bus, train & ferry operators to find you the best fares.
No wanderu fees
We simply offer you the lowest prices directly from the carrier.
Best travel options
We offer the safest & most reliable options on millions of routes.

How to book cheap Springfield to Chicago bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Springfield to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Springfield to Chicago were $165.00. By booking 27 days out, tickets are on average $46.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Springfield to Chicago by bus is at 4:00 PM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 3:00 PM on Monday 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.

Greyhound from Springfield to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 7 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Springfield to Chicago, with an average of 7 trips per day and 118 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Springfield to Chicago. Of the 7 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Springfield to Chicago starts at $86.00.

1 carriers offer Springfield to Chicago bus trips


Book Greyhound from Springfield to Chicago from $133.00. There are 7 Greyhound schedules from Springfield to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $166.58 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In Springfield, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Union Station Transportation Center and no other station. In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Springfield to Chicago takes 23 hours and 7 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 21 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay $174.30 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
23h 7m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Springfield. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Union Station Transportation Center.
  • Union Station Transportation Center
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Springfield.
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station