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|Shortest Duration||4h 0m|
|Trips per day||5|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is Ann Arbor to Chicago a good day-trip?
Is there a train from Ann Arbor to Chicago?
What is the best way to travel from Ann Arbor to Chicago?
Is it safe to travel by bus from Ann Arbor to Chicago right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
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How much is a bus ticket from Ann Arbor to Chicago?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $29.40 was the low point for bus fares from Ann Arbor to Chicago. Buses from Chicago to Ann Arbor are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $29.40 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 23 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $24.22 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 44 minutes to cover the 201 miles (324 kilometers) from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago, IL. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours, The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Chicago. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Ann Arbor?
The first bus leaves at 10:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Ann Arbor to Chicago, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Ann Arbor to Chicago every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Ann Arbor to Chicago; ticket prices start at $32.00.
What bus companies travel from Ann Arbor to Chicago?
There are 3 bus lines from Ann Arbor, Michigan to Chicago, Illinois. With 4 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:
Where does the bus leave from in Ann Arbor?
Ann Arbor, Michigan has two bus stations with service to Chicago, Illinois:
- 325 Depot St - Amtrak Station
- E Williams St & S 4th St
Where does the bus arrive in Chicago?
Buses arrive in Chicago at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Chicago, Illinois:
- Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
- Dan Ryan Bus Station
- Canal St btwn W Jackson Blvd and W Van Buren St
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