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Austin to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$123.00
Shortest Duration22h 0m
Trips per day12
bus carriers4
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How to book cheap Austin to Chicago bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Austin to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Austin to Chicago were $145.00. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $22.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Austin to Chicago by bus is at 4:00 AM on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 6:00 PM on Monday 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 Austin to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 12 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Austin to Chicago, with an average of 7 trips per day and 106 monthly trips. 4 bus carriers currently travel from Austin to Chicago. Of the 12 trips there are 7 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Austin to Chicago starts at $113.00.

4 carriers offer Austin to Chicago bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Austin to Chicago from $107.00. There are 7 Greyhound schedules from Austin to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $163.69 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In Austin, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Bus Terminal - 916 E Koenig Ln 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 Austin to Chicago takes 27 hours and 54 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 22 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay $177.09 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

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Avg. Time
3h 54m
Avg. Price
$163.69

Turimex Internacional

Book Turimex Internacional from Austin to Chicago from $179.00. There are 1 Turimex Internacional schedules from Austin to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $182.27 for a Turimex Internacional ticket to Chicago. In Austin, Turimex Internacional departs to Chicago from 5012 E 7th St and no other station. In Chicago, Turimex Internacional arrives at 2139 S California Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Turimex Internacional from Austin to Chicago takes 23 hours and 9 minutes, while the fastest available Turimex Internacional trip will get you to Chicago in 22 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Turimex Internacional offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $179.50 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

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Avg. Time
23h 9m
Avg. Price
$182.27

El Expreso Bus

Book El Expreso Bus from Austin to Chicago from $145.00. There are 1 El Expreso Bus schedules from Austin to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $147.57 for a El Expreso Bus ticket to Chicago. In Austin, El Expreso Bus departs to Chicago from 711 E Ben White Blvd and no other station. In Chicago, El Expreso Bus arrives at Tornado Bus Station and no other station.

An average trip on El Expreso Bus from Austin to Chicago takes 22 hours and 8 minutes, while the fastest available El Expreso Bus trip will get you to Chicago in 22 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, El Expreso Bus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $148.27 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

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Restroom
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WiFi
Avg. Time
22h 8m
Avg. Price
$147.57

Tornado Bus

Book Tornado Bus from Austin to Chicago from $145.00. There are 5 Tornado Bus schedules from Austin to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $155.19 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Chicago. In Austin, Tornado Bus departs to Chicago from 711 E Ben White Blvd and no other station. In Chicago, Tornado Bus arrives at Tornado Bus Station and no other station.

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Austin to Chicago takes 22 hours and 49 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Chicago in 22 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay $155.45 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Power outlet
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Avg. Time
22h 49m
Avg. Price
$155.19
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Austin. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from 711 E Ben White Blvd, Bus Terminal - 916 E Koenig Ln, 5012 E 7th St.
  • 711 E Ben White Blvd
  • Bus Terminal - 916 E Koenig Ln
  • 5012 E 7th St
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Tornado Bus Station, Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, 2139 S California Ave are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Austin.
  • Tornado Bus Station
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • 2139 S California Ave