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traveling from Nashville to Chicago by bus

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration9h 25m
Trips per day12
bus carriers2
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Nashville to Chicago?

The best way to get the cheapest 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 $27.05. By booking 8 days out, tickets are on average $35.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Nashville to Chicago by bus is at 7:00 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 12:00 AM on Sunday 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 Nashville to Chicago?

On average there are 12 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Nashville to Chicago, with an average of 11 trips per day and 230 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Nashville to Chicago. Of the 12 trips there are 8 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train options from Nashville start at $90.00.

bus lines that run from Nashville to Chicago

Megabus

Megabus operates, on average, 1 bus schedule(s) from Nashville to Chicago. The average Megabus ticket to Chicago costs $30.50. Cheap Megabus tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $1.00. In Nashville, Megabus departs 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 30 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Chicago in 9 hours and 25 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $32.91 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Megabus
Megabus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
9h 30m
Avg. Price
$30.50

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 11 bus schedule(s) from Nashville to Chicago. The average Greyhound ticket to Chicago costs $37.99. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $22.00. In Nashville, Greyhound departs from Greyhound Station - 709 5Th Ave S 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 Nashville to Chicago takes 12 hours and 10 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 9 hours and 25 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 11 trips per day and you could expect to pay $40.56 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
12h 10m
Avg. Price
$37.99

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 Greyhound Station - 709 5Th Ave S, 5th Ave N & Gay St.
  • Greyhound Station - 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. Greyhound 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.
  • Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St