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Nashville to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$15.00
Shortest Duration9h 0m
Trips per day14
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap Nashville to Chicago bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Nashville to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Nashville to Chicago were $29.18. By booking 15 days out, tickets are on average $24.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Nashville to Chicago by bus is at 7:00 PM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 9:00 AM on Tuesday 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 Nashville to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 14 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Nashville to Chicago, with an average of 12 trips per day and 258 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Nashville to Chicago. Of the 14 trips there are 7 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Nashville to Chicago starts at $90.00.

2 carriers offer Nashville to Chicago bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Nashville to Chicago from $37.00. There are 12 Greyhound schedules from Nashville to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $44.96 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In Nashville, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S and no other station. In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Nashville to Chicago takes 11 hours and 57 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 9 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 12 trips per day and you could expect to pay $49.38 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
11h 57m
Avg. Price
$44.96

Megabus

Book Megabus from Nashville to Chicago from $15.00. There are 1 Megabus schedules from Nashville to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $29.14 for a Megabus ticket to Chicago. In Nashville, Megabus departs to Chicago from 5th Ave N & Gay St 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 Nashville to Chicago takes 9 hours and 31 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Chicago in 9 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $31.73 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
9h 31m
Avg. Price
$29.14

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Nashville. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S, 5th Ave N & Gay St.
  • Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S
  • 5th Ave N & Gay St
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 3 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 are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Nashville.
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St