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McAllen to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$86.00
Shortest Duration25h 15m
Trips per day5
bus carriers3
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How to book cheap McAllen to Chicago bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from McAllen 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 McAllen to Chicago were $120.67. By booking 21 days out, tickets are on average $69.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from McAllen to Chicago by bus is usually on Saturday. 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. Wednesday 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 McAllen to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 5 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from McAllen to Chicago, with an average of 4 trips per day and 38 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers serve the route from McAllen to Chicago. Of the 5 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

3 carriers offer McAllen to Chicago bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from McAllen to Chicago from $86.00. There are 4 trips per day offered by Greyhound from McAllen to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $184.95 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In McAllen, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Bus Station, In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 3 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from McAllen to Chicago takes 37 hours and 28 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 25 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $187.61 for a weekend trip to Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1d 13h 28m
Avg. Price
$184.95

El Expreso Bus

Book El Expreso Bus from McAllen to Chicago from $180.00. Typically there is one El Expreso Bus schedule per day from McAllen to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $180.20 for a El Expreso Bus ticket to Chicago. In McAllen, El Expreso Bus departs to Chicago from Bus Station, In Chicago, El Expreso Bus arrives at Tornado Bus Station,

An average trip on El Expreso Bus from McAllen to Chicago takes 27 hours and 41 minutes, while the fastest available El Expreso Bus trip will get you to Chicago in 25 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, El Expreso Bus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $180.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1d 3h 41m
Avg. Price
$180.20

Tornado Bus

Book Tornado Bus from McAllen to Chicago from $180.00. Typically there is one Tornado Bus schedule per day from McAllen to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $180.00 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Chicago. In McAllen, Tornado Bus departs to Chicago from Bus Station, In Chicago, Tornado Bus arrives at Tornado Bus Station,

An average trip on Tornado Bus from McAllen to Chicago takes 26 hours and 5 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Chicago in 25 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $180.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1d 2h 5m
Avg. Price
$180.00

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from McAllen. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Bus Station.
  • Bus Station
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Tornado Bus Station, Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, Union Station - 225 S Canal St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, 5800 N Cumberland Ave are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from McAllen.
  • Tornado Bus Station
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave