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Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN by bus

The journey from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN by bus is 481.27 mi and takes 13 hr 8 min. There are 13 connections per day, with the first departure at 9:00 AM and the last at 10:50 PM. It is possible to travel from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN by bus for as little as $49.24 or as much as $94.23. The best price for this journey is $49.24.

Lowest Price$49.24
Journey Duration13 hr 8 min
Connection per Day13
Lowest Price$49.24
Highest Price$94.23
First Departure9:00 AM
Last Departure10:50 PM
Distance481.27 mi
DepartureChicago, IL
ArrivalMemphis, TN
CarriersGreyhound, FlixBus

Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN by bus?

On average, a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN will cost you $73.75. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $49.24. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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The prices for bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN 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. The average bus ticket price is approximately $73.75. 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.

How long does the journey from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN take by bus?

The journey between Chicago, IL and Memphis, TN by bus is approximately 481.27 mi. It will take you more or less 13 hr 8 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 from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN covers a distance of 481.27 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 13 hr 8 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 9 hr 30 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the first and last departures from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN?

The first daily departure from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN leaves at 9:00 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 10:50 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Chicago, IL and Memphis, TN. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN, which usually leaves at 9:00 AM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 10:50 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

How many daily journeys are there from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN?

If you want to get from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 13 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 5 direct journeys between Chicago, IL and Memphis, TN. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 8 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN
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 Memphis, TN.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN, 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.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

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 Memphis, TN.

Always check special offers

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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Find the best day to travel to Memphis, TN by bus

When travelling to Memphis, TN 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

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Greyhound is a bus company that provides intercity transportation services across North America. Founded in 1914, it is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in the United States and Canada, serving over 3,800 destinations. Greyhound operates on popular routes such as New York to Boston, Los Angeles to Las Vegas, and Boston to New York.

Services on board Greyhound and FlixBus from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN
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Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
54.22kg
Bus
58.09kg
Flight
154.91kg
Car
123.92kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN?
A bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN is $73.75. 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 $49.24.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN is $49.24. 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 Memphis, TN by bus?
Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN is 481.27 mi.
How long does the bus between Chicago, IL and Memphis, TN take?
Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN is on average 13 hr 8 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 9 hr 30 min.
Which companies operate from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Greyhound and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN?
Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN has 13 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN leave?
The earliest bus from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN departs at 9:00 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 Memphis, TN depart?
The latest bus from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN 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 Memphis, TN 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 $49.24 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.
From which stations can I leave from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Chicago, IL to go to Memphis, TN. You can go from Chicago/Rockford International Airport, O'Hare International Airport, Chicago Midway International Airport and Union Station and you can arrive at Memphis Central Station.
How many direct connections depart from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN?
There are on average 5 direct connection(s) from Chicago, IL to go to Memphis, TN.
What's the fastest journey time between Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Chicago, IL and Memphis, TN is 9 hr 30 min.
Is there a direct bus from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Chicago, IL and Memphis, TN.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN by bus?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN creates 58.09kg of CO2 emissions.

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