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Seattle to Chicago bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$119.00
Shortest Duration44h 0m
Trips per day30
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How to book cheap Seattle to Chicago bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Seattle 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 Seattle to Chicago were $207.70. By booking 22 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 Seattle to Chicago?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Seattle to Chicago by bus is usually around 9:00 AM on Wednesday. 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 10:00 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 Seattle to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 30 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Seattle to Chicago, with an average of 30 trips per day and 592 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Seattle to Chicago. Of the 30 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? Traveling by Train from Seattle to Chicago starts at $147.00.

1 carriers offer Seattle to Chicago bus trips


Book Greyhound from Seattle to Chicago from $111.00. There are 30 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Seattle to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay $221.17 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In Seattle, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Bus Terminal - 503 S Royal Brougham Way and 7 other stations. In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Dan Ryan Bus Station and 3 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from Seattle to Chicago takes 49 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 44 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 28 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $229.36 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 8 stations that have bus departures from Seattle. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Bus Terminal - 503 S Royal Brougham Way, 325 9th St, 1301 Madison St, 1260 Cherry St, King St Station - 303 S Jackson St, 9th Ave &spring St, 1660 S Columbian Way, 702 Marion St.
  • Bus Terminal - 503 S Royal Brougham Way
  • 325 9th St
  • 1301 Madison St
  • 1260 Cherry St
  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St
  • 9th Ave &spring St
  • 1660 S Columbian Way
  • 702 Marion St
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Dan Ryan Bus Station, 5800 N Cumberland Ave, Union Station - 225 S Canal St, Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Seattle.
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St