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Baltimore to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$49.00
Shortest Duration17h 0m
Trips per day15
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Baltimore to Chicago

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Baltimore 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 Baltimore to Chicago were $59.38. By booking 9 days out, tickets are on average $60.10 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Baltimore to Chicago?

The distance between Baltimore and Chicago is approximately 604.97 miles, or 973.37 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 19 hours and 33 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 17 hours, Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Baltimore to Chicago by bus is usually on Thursday. 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. Monday 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 Baltimore to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 15 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Baltimore to Chicago, with an average of 15 trips per day and 293 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Baltimore to Chicago. Of the 15 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to Chicago.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Baltimore to Chicago starts at $82.00.

1 carriers offer Baltimore to Chicago bus trips


Book Greyhound from Baltimore to Chicago from $48.00. There are 15 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Baltimore to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $89.34 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In Baltimore, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St and one other station. In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 3 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from Baltimore to Chicago takes 19 hours and 33 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 17 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 15 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $103.77 for a weekend trip to Chicago.

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Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Baltimore. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from:
  • Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St
  • White Marsh Park & Ride - 8476 Honeygo Blvd
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Baltimore:
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave