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Journey Information

There are 2 daily buses from Memphis to Peoria. Traveling by bus from Memphis to Peoria usually takes around 19 hours and 23 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 17 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance384 mi (618 km)
Shortest duration17h 35m
Cheapest price$121.00
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
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What bus companies travel from Memphis to Peoria?

There is one bus company that operates from Memphis to Peoria. Greyhound is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound219h 23m$117.77
  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 2 bus trips from Memphis to Peoria every day, with the average journey taking around 19 hours and 23 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Peoria usually start from $96.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Memphis to Peoria during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 19 hours and 23 minutes to cover the 384 miles (618 kilometers) from Memphis, TN to Peoria, IL. However, the fastest bus only takes 17 hours and 35 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Peoria. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Memphis?

The first bus leaves at 1:00pm and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Memphis to Peoria, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Memphis to Peoria. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Memphis to Peoria; ticket prices start at $94.00.

City Information

Memphis

Nestled on the bank of the Mississippi River, Memphis is a city that constantly vibes to the rhythm of the South. Audiophiles who have fallen in love with the voice of Elvis Presley will find Graceland a must-see destination during their trip. Let the voices of Johnny Cash and B. B. King guide you to the famous Sun Studio, considered the birthplace of rock ‘n roll itself. As the day comes to an end, unwind at the famous Beale Street, where top musicians started out their career, and enjoy live music at one of the local theaters. The street also features some of the best restaurants in town, so make sure to check those out.

Memphis is more than just a musical center of the South. It was the vibrant center of the civil rights movement, and it was here that Martin Luther King Jr. took his last breath. Travelers interested in the city’s history should definitely take a tour around the National Civil Rights Museum. The moving and surreal exhibitions will offer a wealth of new perspectives.

Memphis' principal train hub is the Memphis Central Station, which has been in service since 1914. From there, you can travel by train to cities such as Chicago, Jackson, and Baton Rouge. On the outskirts of town, you will find the Memphis International Airport, and not far from it is the main bus stop used by Greyhound and other carriers.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Memphis?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Memphis.

Where does the bus arrive in Peoria?

Arrival stations

All buses from Memphis arrive at one main station in Peoria.

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