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Chicago to Austin

Bus only Train only
Sat, Nov 18
$138
Sun, Nov 19
$138
Mon, Nov 20
$138
Tue, Nov 21
$138
Wed, Nov 22
$138
Thu, Nov 23
$138
Fri, Nov 24
$141
Sat, Nov 25
$157
Sun, Nov 26
$157
Mon, Nov 27
$138
Tue, Nov 28
$138
Wed, Nov 29
$138
Thu, Nov 30
$107
Fri, Dec 1
$119

Upcoming bus trips on Sun, Nov 19 See all

12:01am
25h 29m
1:30am
$192.50 Greyhound
Chicago, IL, US
Austin, TX, US
1:30am
28h 50m
6:20am
$192.50 Greyhound
Chicago, IL, US
Austin, TX, US
11:00am
28h 40m
3:40pm
$210.00 Greyhound
Chicago, IL, US
Austin, TX, US
1:30pm
21h 30m
11:00am
$138.00 Tornado Bus
Chicago, IL, US
Austin, TX, US
5:00pm
19h 50m
12:50pm
$138.00 Tornado Bus
Chicago, IL, US
Austin, TX, US
9:00pm
24h 30m
9:30pm
$227.50 Greyhound
Chicago, IL, US
Austin, TX, US

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TRAVELING FROM Chicago TO Austin BY bus

AVERAGE PRICE

$147

FASTEST TIME

18h 4m

TRIPS PER DAY

6

bus CARRIERS

3

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

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 Chicago to Austin. Based on historic trends, the lowest average bus fare from Chicago to Austin has been $101MX$1,904CA$129€85£76kn646Kč2,183zł361CHF100. By booking 30 days in advance, tickets are typically $78MX$1,471CA$99€66£59kn499Kč1,687zł279CHF77 cheaper than those booked at the last minute.

When is the best time to travel from Chicago to Austin?

The busiest time of the week for travel to Austin from Chicago by bus is at 11am on Thursday. If you plan to travel around this time, book your tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

9pm on Tuesday 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

Tue

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

6

DIRECT TRIPS

1

EARLIEST DEPARTURE

12am

LATEST DEPARTURE

9pm

On average, there are 6 bus trips from Chicago to Austin every day. Greyhound schedules have the most departures from Chicago to Austin, with an average of 4 trips per day, and 80 trips per month.

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

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

How long is the bus ride from Chicago to Austin? On average, a bus trip from Chicago to Austin takes 25h 38m to make the 980.1 mi - 1576.9 km journey. Tornado Bus has the fastest advertised travel time of 20h 4m to get from Chicago to Austin.

Bus lines that run from Chicago to Austin

Getting from Chicago to Austin by Tornado Bus Company:

Tornado Bus Company is a leading bus company that operates buses in Texas, Florida, Arkansas, IllinoisNorth Carolina and others in the US and as well as in MatamorosReynosa and several other Mexican states.

Avg. time 20h 4m
Avg. price $143
Getting from Chicago to Austin 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 26h 29m
Avg. price $132
Getting from Chicago to Austin by Turimex Internacional:

Turimex Internacional bus service has had the privilege of transporting million of travelers through 13 states of Mexico and 11 of United States, with  potential to reach more than 1,000 destinations.

Avg. time 23h 23m
Avg. price $177