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Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI by bus

The journey from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI by bus is 202.89 mi and takes 5 hr 20 min. There are 10 connections per day, with the first departure at 3:50 AM and the last at 10:50 PM. It is possible to travel from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI by bus for as little as $23.38 or as much as $52.11. The best price for this journey is $23.38.

Lowest Price$23.38
Journey Duration5 hr 20 min
Connection per Day10
Lowest Price$23.38
Highest Price$52.11
First Departure3:50 AM
Last Departure10:50 PM
Distance202.89 mi
DepartureChicago, IL
ArrivalAnn Arbor, MI
CarriersFlixBus, Greyhound

Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Apr 14, 2024

Traveling from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much does it cost to get from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI by bus?

The prices for bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI 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 Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI will cost $23.38. The average bus ticket price is approximately $36.00. 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.
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When you're traveling from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $36.00. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long is the journey from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI by bus?

The journey between Chicago, IL and Ann Arbor, MI by bus is approximately 202.89 mi. It will take you more or less 5 hr 20 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Chicago, IL and Ann Arbor, MI runs for about 202.89 mi and usually takes approximately 5 hr 20 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 4 hr 10 min. If you are trying to get from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

How many times a day do journeys run from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI?

The exact number of journeys from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 10 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI varies, but in general, you can expect to find 9 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 1 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

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Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI.

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Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Chicago, IL - Ann Arbor, MI bus tickets can be found for as low as $24.19 if you’re lucky, or $29.07 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $32.83.

Find the best day to travel to Ann Arbor, MI by bus

When travelling to Ann Arbor, MI by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Services on board FlixBus and Greyhound from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI
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Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
22.86kg
Bus
24.49kg
Flight
65.3kg
Car
52.24kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI?
A bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI is $36.00. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $23.38.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI is $23.38. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Chicago, IL and Ann Arbor, MI by bus?
Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI is 202.89 mi.
How long does the bus between Chicago, IL and Ann Arbor, MI take?
Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI is on average 5 hr 20 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hr 10 min.
Which companies operate from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus and Greyhound.
How many bus connections per day go from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI?
Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI has 10 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI leave?
The earliest bus from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI departs at 3:50 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI depart?
The latest bus from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI departs at 10:50 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $23.38 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI?
There are on average 9 direct connection(s) from Chicago, IL to go to Ann Arbor, MI.
What's the fastest journey time between Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Chicago, IL and Ann Arbor, MI is 4 hr 10 min.
Is there a direct bus from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Chicago, IL and Ann Arbor, MI.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI by bus?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI creates 24.49kg of CO2 emissions.

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