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Silver Spring to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$54.00
Shortest Duration18h 5m
Trips per day8
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How much does a bus ticket from Silver Spring to Chicago cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Silver Spring to Chicago were $75.60.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Silver Spring to Chicago is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 29 days out, tickets are on average $53.56 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Silver Spring to Chicago?

The distance between Silver Spring and Chicago is approximately 592.11 miles, or 952.66 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 20 hours and 37 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 18 hours and 5 minutes.

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 Silver Spring to Chicago?

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

On average there are 8 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Silver Spring to Chicago, with an average of 8 trips per day and 160 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Silver Spring to Chicago. Of the 8 trips there is one direct trip available per day.

1 carriers offer Silver Spring to Chicago bus trips


Book Greyhound from Silver Spring to Chicago from $53.00. There are 8 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Silver Spring to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $107.50 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In Silver Spring, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Bus Terminal, In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 3 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from Silver Spring to Chicago takes 20 hours and 38 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 18 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 8 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $116.58 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 one station that has bus departures from Silver Spring. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from:
  • Bus Terminal
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 Silver Spring:
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave