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traveling by bus from St Louis to Chicago

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration5h 0m
Trips per day11
bus carriers2
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How to find cheap bus ticket from St Louis to Chicago?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from St Louis to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from St Louis to Chicago were $20.72. By booking 3 days out, tickets are on average $21.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from St Louis to Chicago?

The busiest time of the week for travel from St Louis to Chicago by bus is at 2:00 PM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 3:00 AM on Sunday 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 schedules are there from St Louis to Chicago?

On average there are 11 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from St Louis to Chicago, with an average of 9 trips per day and 187 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from St Louis to Chicago. Of the 11 trips there are 9 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train options from St Louis start at $13.00.

bus lines that run from St Louis to Chicago

Megabus

Megabus operates, on average, 1 bus schedule(s) from St Louis to Chicago. The average Megabus ticket to Chicago costs $20.26. Cheap Megabus tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $1.00. In St Louis, Megabus departs from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St 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 St Louis to Chicago takes 5 hours and 48 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Chicago in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $23.32 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Megabus
Megabus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
5h 48m
Avg. Price
$20.26

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 9 bus schedule(s) from St Louis to Chicago. The average Greyhound ticket to Chicago costs $26.39. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $15.00. In St Louis, Greyhound departs from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St 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 St Louis to Chicago takes 6 hours and 14 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 9 trips per day and you could expect to pay $29.12 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
6h 14m
Avg. Price
$26.39

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from St Louis. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St.
  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from St Louis.
  • Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St