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New York to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$46.00
Shortest Duration14h 0m
Trips per day10
bus carriers3
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How to book cheap New York to Chicago bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from New York to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from New York to Chicago were $72.79. By booking 1 days out, tickets are on average $4.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from New York to Chicago by bus is at 10:00 PM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 6:00 AM 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.

Greyhound from New York to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 10 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from New York to Chicago, with an average of 9 trips per day and 183 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers currently travel from New York to Chicago. Of the 10 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from New York to Chicago starts at $88.00.

3 carriers offer New York to Chicago bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from New York to Chicago from $46.00. There are 9 Greyhound schedules from New York to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $71.20 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In New York, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Port Authority Bus Station and 1 other station. In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from New York to Chicago takes 21 hours and 6 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 14 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 8 trips per day and you could expect to pay $75.02 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
21h 6m
Avg. Price
$71.20

Megabus

Book Megabus from New York to Chicago from $129.00. There are 1 Megabus schedules from New York to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $129.00 for a Megabus ticket to Chicago. In New York, Megabus departs to Chicago from Port Authority Bus Station 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 New York to Chicago takes 21 hours and 56 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Chicago in 14 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $129.00 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
21h 56m
Avg. Price
$129.00

Wanda Coach

Book Wanda Coach from New York to Chicago from $100.00. There are 1 Wanda Coach schedules from New York to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $100.00 for a Wanda Coach ticket to Chicago. In New York, Wanda Coach departs to Chicago from 3 Allen St and no other station. In Chicago, Wanda Coach arrives at 2103 S. Archer Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Wanda Coach from New York to Chicago takes 14 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Wanda Coach offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $100.00 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
14h 0m
Avg. Price
$100.00

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from New York. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Port Authority Bus Station, GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway, 3 Allen St.
  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway
  • 3 Allen 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, W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St, 2103 S. Archer Ave are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from New York.
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St
  • 2103 S. Archer Ave