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traveling from Minneapolis to Chicago by bus

Cheapest price$10.00
Shortest Duration8h 0m
Trips per day12
bus carriers2
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Minneapolis to Chicago?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from Minneapolis to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Minneapolis to Chicago were $29.20. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $17.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Minneapolis to Chicago?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Minneapolis to Chicago by bus is at 12:00 AM on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 11:00 PM on Wednesday 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.

How many daily bus trips are there from Minneapolis to Chicago?

On average there are 12 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Minneapolis to Chicago, with an average of 8 trips per day and 162 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Minneapolis to Chicago. Of the 12 trips there are 8 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

bus lines that run from Minneapolis to Chicago

Megabus

Megabus operates, on average, 3 bus schedule(s) from Minneapolis to Chicago. The average Megabus ticket to Chicago costs $32.45. Cheap Megabus tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $1.00. In Minneapolis, Megabus departs from Ramp C - 318 3rd Ave N and no other station. In Chicago, Megabus arrives at W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Minneapolis to Chicago takes 9 hours and 6 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Chicago in 8 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $35.36 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Megabus
Megabus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
9h 6m
Avg. Price
$32.45

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 8 bus schedule(s) from Minneapolis to Chicago. The average Greyhound ticket to Chicago costs $30.14. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $23.00. In Minneapolis, Greyhound departs from Transp Ctr - 950 Hawthorne Ave and no other station. In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Minneapolis to Chicago takes 8 hours and 56 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 8 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 8 trips per day and you could expect to pay $32.48 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
8h 56m
Avg. Price
$30.14

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Minneapolis. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Transp Ctr - 950 Hawthorne Ave, Ramp C - 318 3rd Ave N.
  • Transp Ctr - 950 Hawthorne Ave
  • Ramp C - 318 3rd Ave N
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St, W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St, Dan Ryan Bus Station are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Minneapolis.
  • Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station