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Best price $ 141.41
Journey duration 30 h 23 min
Connections per day 7
First departure 09:00
Last departure 17:30
Distance 850 mi

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How much does it cost to get from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL by bus?

The prices for bus tickets from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL will cost $ 91.82. The average bus ticket price is approximately $ 181.89. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Buses from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL

How much time will it take to go from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL by bus?

The distance between Boston, MA and Chicago, IL is around 850 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 31 h 47 min. However, the fastest routes between Boston, MA and Chicago, IL take 20 h 45 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the departures from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL?

In general, the first departure of the night will leave Boston, MA at 00:40, and the last departure will leave at 17:30. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

How many times a day do journeys run from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL?

The route from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL is served by providers including Greyhound. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 20 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Boston, MA 7.5 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 7.5 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.