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Charlotte to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$87.00
Shortest Duration20h 0m
Trips per day5
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I was able to switch buses in Columbus, Ohio that had me arrive in Chicago 6hrs earlier than originally scheduled!
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How to book cheap Charlotte to Chicago bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Charlotte to Chicago is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Charlotte to Chicago were $91.50. By booking 17 days out, tickets are on average $81.50 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Charlotte to Chicago?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Charlotte to Chicago by bus is usually on Thursday. 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. Monday 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.

Greyhound from Charlotte to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 5 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Charlotte to Chicago, with an average of 5 trips per day and 63 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Charlotte to Chicago. Of the 5 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? Traveling by Train from Charlotte to Chicago starts at $123.00.

1 carriers offer Charlotte to Chicago bus trips


Book Greyhound from Charlotte to Chicago from $69.00. There are 5 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Charlotte to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $136.61 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In Charlotte, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Bus Terminal - 601 W Trade St, In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 3 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from Charlotte to Chicago takes 22 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 20 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $150.71 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 Charlotte. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Bus Terminal - 601 W Trade St.
  • Bus Terminal - 601 W Trade St
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, 5800 N Cumberland Ave, Union Station - 225 S Canal St are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Charlotte.
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St