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Albuquerque to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$70.00
Shortest Duration28h 40m
Trips per day7
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Albuquerque to Chicago

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque to Chicago were $71.00. By booking 16 days out, tickets are on average $114.36 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Albuquerque to Chicago?

The distance between Albuquerque and Chicago is approximately 1125.95 miles, or 1811.58 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 31 hours and 46 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 28 hours and 40 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 Albuquerque to Chicago?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Albuquerque to Chicago by bus is usually on Tuesday. 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. Friday 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 Albuquerque to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 7 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Albuquerque to Chicago, with an average of 7 trips per day and 124 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Albuquerque to Chicago. Of the 7 trips there is one direct trip available per day.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Albuquerque to Chicago starts at $119.00.

1 carriers offer Albuquerque to Chicago bus trips


Book Greyhound from Albuquerque to Chicago from $69.00. There are 7 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Albuquerque to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $137.21 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In Albuquerque, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Alvarado Transp Ctr - 314 1st St SW, In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Dan Ryan Bus Station and 3 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from Albuquerque to Chicago takes 31 hours and 47 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 28 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $146.23 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 Albuquerque. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from:
  • Alvarado Transp Ctr - 314 1st St SW
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 Albuquerque:
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave