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Richmond, VA to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$45.00
Shortest Duration22h 5m
Trips per day8
bus carriers1
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Richmond, VA to Chicago

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Richmond 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 Richmond to Chicago were $45.00. By booking 18 days out, tickets are on average $63.88 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Richmond, VA to Chicago by bus is usually 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. Thursday 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 Richmond, VA to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 8 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Richmond, VA to Chicago, with an average of 8 trips per day and 133 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Richmond to Chicago. Of the 8 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.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Richmond, VA to Chicago starts at $82.00.

1 carriers offer Richmond, VA to Chicago bus trips


Book Greyhound from Richmond to Chicago from $45.00. There are 8 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Richmond to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $87.12 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In Richmond, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd, In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 3 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from Richmond to Chicago takes 23 hours and 30 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 22 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 8 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $88.93 for a weekend trip to Chicago.

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Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Richmond. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from:
  • Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Richmond:
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave