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traveling from Cincinnati to Chicago by bus

Cheapest price$10.00
Shortest Duration5h 45m
Trips per day11
bus carriers3
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Cincinnati to Chicago?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from Cincinnati to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Cincinnati to Chicago were $21.98. By booking 13 days out, tickets are on average $8.50 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Cincinnati to Chicago?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Cincinnati to Chicago by bus is at 12 PM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 4 AM on Saturday 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 trips are there from Cincinnati to Chicago?

On average there are 11 bus trips per day. Megabus has the most options for departures from Cincinnati to Chicago, with an average of 6 trips per day and 120 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers currently travel from Cincinnati to Chicago. Of the 11 trips there are 6 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train options from Cincinnati start at $40.00.

bus lines that run from Cincinnati to Chicago

Megabus

Megabus operates, on average, 6 bus schedule(s) from Cincinnati to Chicago. The average Megabus ticket to Chicago costs $28.30. Cheap Megabus tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $10.00. In Cincinnati, Megabus departs from Parking lot - 691 Gest St and 1 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 Cincinnati to Chicago takes 6 hours and 0 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Chicago in 5 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay $31.14 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Megabus
Megabus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
6h 0m
Avg. Price
$28.30

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 3 bus schedule(s) from Cincinnati to Chicago. The average Greyhound ticket to Chicago costs $23.06. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $16.00. In Cincinnati, Greyhound departs from Greyhound Station - 1005 Gilbert Ave 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 Cincinnati to Chicago takes 7 hours and 40 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 5 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay $25.52 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
7h 40m
Avg. Price
$23.06

Barons Bus Lines

Barons Bus Lines operates, on average, 1 bus schedule(s) from Cincinnati to Chicago. The average Barons Bus Lines ticket to Chicago costs $30.54. Cheap Barons Bus Lines tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $13.50. In Cincinnati, Barons Bus Lines departs from Greyhound Station - 1005 Gilbert Ave and 1 other station. In Chicago, Barons Bus Lines arrives at Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St and no other station.

An average trip on Barons Bus Lines from Cincinnati to Chicago takes 8 hours and 32 minutes, while the fastest available Barons Bus Lines trip will get you to Chicago in 5 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Barons Bus Lines offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $33.98 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Barons Bus Lines
Barons Bus Lines
Air conditioning
Restroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
8h 32m
Avg. Price
$30.54

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Cincinnati. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Greyhound Station - 1005 Gilbert Ave, Univ of Cinc - 2815 Commons Way, Parking lot - 691 Gest St.
  • Greyhound Station - 1005 Gilbert Ave
  • Univ of Cinc - 2815 Commons Way
  • Parking lot - 691 Gest St
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St, Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Cincinnati.
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St
  • Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station