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St Louis to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$5.00
Shortest Duration5h 0m
Trips per day10
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap St Louis to Chicago bus tickets?

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 $22.07. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average $18.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus 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 Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 3:00 AM on Friday 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.

Greyhound from St Louis to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 10 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 176 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from St Louis to Chicago. Of the 10 trips there are 9 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from St Louis to Chicago starts at $22.00.

2 carriers offer St Louis to Chicago bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from St Louis to Chicago from $16.00. There are 9 Greyhound schedules from St Louis to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $28.73 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In St Louis, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St and no other station. In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Dan Ryan Bus Station 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 $32.03 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
6h 14m
Avg. Price
$28.73

Megabus

Book Megabus from St Louis to Chicago from $5.00. There are 2 Megabus schedules from St Louis to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $22.73 for a Megabus ticket to Chicago. In St Louis, Megabus departs to Chicago 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 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $25.11 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
5h 48m
Avg. Price
$22.73

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. Dan Ryan Bus Station, Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from St Louis.
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St