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Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration14h 0m
Trips per day16
bus carriers5
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How to book cheap Dallas to Chicago bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Dallas to Chicago is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Dallas to Chicago were $85.18. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $88.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Dallas to Chicago by bus is usually around 9:00 AM on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Around 2:00 AM on Saturday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from Dallas to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 16 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Dallas to Chicago, with an average of 10 trips per day and 202 monthly trips. 5 bus carriers serve the route from Dallas to Chicago. Of the 16 trips there are 3 trips that are direct connections to Chicago.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Dallas to Chicago starts at $106.00.

5 carriers offer Dallas to Chicago bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Dallas to Chicago from $92.00. There are 10 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Dallas to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $102.56 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In Dallas, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Bus Terminal - 205 S Lamar St, In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Dallas to Chicago takes 23 hours and 14 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 14 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 10 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $104.85 for a weekend trip to Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
23h 14m
Avg. Price
$102.56

Megabus

Book Megabus from Dallas to Chicago from $1.00. Typically there is one Megabus schedule per day from Dallas to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $85.61 for a Megabus ticket to Chicago. In Dallas, Megabus departs to Chicago from DART E Transfer Ctr - 330 N Olive St, In Chicago, Megabus arrives at W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St,

An average trip on Megabus from Dallas to Chicago takes 21 hours and 8 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Chicago in 14 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $99.29 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
21h 8m
Avg. Price
$85.61

Turimex Internacional

Book Turimex Internacional from Dallas to Chicago from $131.00. Typically there is one Turimex Internacional schedule per day from Dallas to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $142.04 for a Turimex Internacional ticket to Chicago. In Dallas, Turimex Internacional departs to Chicago from 501 E Jefferson Blvd, In Chicago, Turimex Internacional arrives at 2139 S California Ave,

An average trip on Turimex Internacional from Dallas to Chicago takes 18 hours and 51 minutes, while the fastest available Turimex Internacional trip will get you to Chicago in 14 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Turimex Internacional offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $141.39 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
18h 51m
Avg. Price
$142.04

El Expreso Bus

Book El Expreso Bus from Dallas to Chicago from $135.00. Typically there is one El Expreso Bus schedule per day from Dallas to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $136.25 for a El Expreso Bus ticket to Chicago. In Dallas, El Expreso Bus departs to Chicago from 501 E Jefferson Blvd, In Chicago, El Expreso Bus arrives at Tornado Bus Station,

An average trip on El Expreso Bus from Dallas to Chicago takes 18 hours and 44 minutes, while the fastest available El Expreso Bus trip will get you to Chicago in 14 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, El Expreso Bus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $135.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
18h 44m
Avg. Price
$136.25

Tornado Bus

Book Tornado Bus from Dallas to Chicago from $135.00. There are 3 trips per day offered by Tornado Bus from Dallas to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $140.02 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Chicago. In Dallas, Tornado Bus departs to Chicago from Tornado Bus Station - 8630 E RL Thornton Fwy and one other station. In Chicago, Tornado Bus arrives at Tornado Bus Station,

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Dallas to Chicago takes 17 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Chicago in 14 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $141.28 for a weekend trip to Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
17h 25m
Avg. Price
$140.02

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have bus departures from Dallas. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Bus Terminal - 205 S Lamar St, 501 E Jefferson Blvd, DART E Transfer Ctr - 330 N Olive St, Tornado Bus Station - 8630 E RL Thornton Fwy.
  • Bus Terminal - 205 S Lamar St
  • 501 E Jefferson Blvd
  • DART E Transfer Ctr - 330 N Olive St
  • Tornado Bus Station - 8630 E RL Thornton Fwy
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, Tornado Bus Station, W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St, 2139 S California Ave are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Dallas.
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • Tornado Bus Station
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St
  • 2139 S California Ave