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Mackinaw City to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$41.00
Shortest Duration12h 50m
Trips per day6
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How much does a bus ticket from Mackinaw City to Chicago cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Mackinaw City to Chicago were $49.94.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Mackinaw City to Chicago is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Mackinaw City to Chicago?

The distance between Mackinaw City and Chicago is approximately 305.93 miles, or 492.23 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 14 hours and 58 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 12 hours and 50 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 Mackinaw City to Chicago?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Mackinaw City 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.

Indian Trails from Mackinaw City to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 6 scheduled bus trips per day. Indian Trails has the most regularly scheduled departures from Mackinaw City to Chicago, with an average of 6 trips per day and 125 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Mackinaw City to Chicago. Of the 6 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Mackinaw City to Chicago starts at $84.00.

1 carriers offer Mackinaw City to Chicago bus trips

Indian Trails

Book Indian Trails from Mackinaw City to Chicago from $41.00. There are 6 trips per day offered by Indian Trails from Mackinaw City to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $76.56 for a Indian Trails ticket to Chicago. In Mackinaw City, Indian Trails departs to Chicago from 102 South Huron Ave, In Chicago, Indian Trails arrives at 5800 N Cumberland Ave and 3 other stations.

An average trip on Indian Trails from Mackinaw City to Chicago takes 14 hours and 59 minutes, while the fastest available Indian Trails trip will get you to Chicago in 12 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Indian Trails offers 7 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $79.39 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 Mackinaw City. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from:
  • 102 South Huron Ave
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 Mackinaw City:
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St