Book bus Tickets from

Los Angeles to Chicago

Bus only Train only
Sat, Aug 19
$162
Sun, Aug 20
$161
Mon, Aug 21
$151
Tue, Aug 22
$144
Wed, Aug 23
$142
Thu, Aug 24
$116
Fri, Aug 25
$133
Sat, Aug 26
$127
Sun, Aug 27
$128
Mon, Aug 28
$121
Tue, Aug 29
$115
Wed, Aug 30
$119
Thu, Aug 31
$121
Fri, Sep 1
$139

Upcoming bus trips on Sun, Aug 20 See all

2:45am
48h 40m
5:25am
$177.00 Greyhound
Los Angeles, CA, US
Chicago, IL, US
8:15am
43h 20m
5:35am
$199.00 Greyhound
Los Angeles, CA, US
Chicago, IL, US
8:25am
47h 45m
10:10am
$181.00 Greyhound
Los Angeles, CA, US
Chicago, IL, US
1:55pm
52h 5m
8:00pm
$162.00 Greyhound
Los Angeles, CA, US
Chicago, IL, US
6:40pm
42h 35m
3:15pm
$169.00 Greyhound
Los Angeles, CA, US
Chicago, IL, US

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TRAVELING FROM Los Angeles TO Chicago BY bus

AVERAGE PRICE

$144

FASTEST TIME

41h 45m

TRIPS PER DAY

5

bus CARRIERS

1

How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Los Angeles to Chicago?

Wanderu makes it simple to get cheap bus tickets by searching prices and itineraries for 70+ bus and train lines in 20+ countries. Comparing your options and booking as early as possible is the best way to get the cheapest bus ticket from Los Angeles to Chicago. Based on historic trends, the lowest average bus fare from Los Angeles to Chicago has been $111MX$1,966CA$140€94£86kn699Kč2,460zł403CHF107. By booking 19 days in advance, tickets are typically $57MX$1,012CA$72€49£44kn360Kč1,267zł208CHF55 cheaper than those booked at the last minute.

When is the best time to travel from Los Angeles to Chicago?

The busiest time of the week for travel to Chicago from Los Angeles by bus is at 1pm on Thursday. If you plan to travel around this time, book your tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

2am on Thursday is when the least number of people travel by bus on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, departing around this time is your best chance to be on an uncrowded bus.

BUSIEST ON

Thu

LEAST BUSY ON

Thu

How many daily bus trips are there from Los Angeles to Chicago?
TRIPS PER DAY

5

DIRECT TRIPS

1

EARLIEST DEPARTURE

2am

LATEST DEPARTURE

11pm

On average, there are 5 bus trips from Los Angeles to Chicago every day. Greyhound schedules have the most departures from Los Angeles to Chicago, with an average of 5 trips per day, and 98 trips per month.

If you're looking for more travel options, you may also want to view Los Angeles to Chicago train schedules.

Bus lines that have service on this route offer WIFI and power outlets.

How long is the bus ride from Los Angeles to Chicago? On average, a bus trip from Los Angeles to Chicago takes 46h 49m to make the 1743.3 mi - 2804.8 km journey. Greyhound has the fastest advertised travel time of 42h 45m to get from Los Angeles to Chicago.

Bus lines that run from Los Angeles to Chicago

Getting from Los Angeles to Chicago by Greyhound Bus Lines:

Greyhound Bus Lines is the largest bus carrier in the US. Spanning all the way from the East Coast to the West Coast, they cover over 1000 cities all over the United States.

Avg. time 46h 52m
Avg. price $133