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Chicago, IL to New York, NY by bus

The journey from Chicago, IL to New York, NY by bus is 712.79 mi and takes 24 hr 52 min. There are 27 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:00 AM and the last at 11:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Chicago, IL to New York, NY by bus for as little as $88.51 or as much as $190.75. The best price for this journey is $88.51.

Lowest Price$88.51
Journey Duration24 hr 52 min
Connection per Day27
Lowest Price$88.51
Highest Price$190.75
First Departure2:00 AM
Last Departure11:00 PM
Distance712.79 mi
DepartureChicago, IL
ArrivalNew York, NY
CarriersGreyhound Lines, Inc., FlixBus Inc.More

Chicago, IL to New York, NY Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Apr 14, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Chicago, IL to New York, NY?

Prices will vary when you travel from Chicago, IL to New York, NY. On average, though, you'll pay about $121.22 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $88.51, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Chicago, IL to New York, NY. On average, though, you'll pay about $121.22 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How long does the journey from Chicago, IL to New York, NY take by bus?

The average journey time is 24 hr 52 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 712.79 mi from Chicago, IL to New York, NY. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Chicago, IL to New York, NY to take longer than 24 hr 52 min. The journey between Chicago, IL and New York, NY runs for about 712.79 mi and usually takes approximately 24 hr 52 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 18 hr 59 min. If you are trying to get from Chicago, IL to New York, NY 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 daily journeys are there from Chicago, IL to New York, NY?

The route from Chicago, IL to New York, NY is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Chicago, IL 27 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Chicago, IL to New York, NY, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 27 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. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Chicago, IL to New York, NY. 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 New York, NY.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Chicago, IL to New York, NY, 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 New York, NY.

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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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $86.12 to $180.31 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 52% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Chicago, IL to New York, NY

The cheapest Chicago, IL - New York, NY bus tickets can be found for as low as $77.47 if you’re lucky, or $124.67 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $147.77.

Find the best day to travel to New York, NY by bus

When travelling to New York, NY 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!

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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 New York, NY
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Chicago, IL to New York, NY CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
80.3kg
Bus
86.03kg
Flight
229.42kg
Car
183.54kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to New York, NY?
A bus ticket from Chicago, IL to New York, NY is $121.22. 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 $88.51.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago, IL to New York, NY?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chicago, IL to New York, NY is $88.51. 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 New York, NY by bus?
Chicago, IL to New York, NY is 712.79 mi.
How long does the bus between Chicago, IL and New York, NY take?
Chicago, IL to New York, NY is on average 24 hr 52 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 18 hr 59 min.
Which companies operate from Chicago, IL to New York, NY?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to New York, NY is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Greyhound Lines, Inc., FlixBus Inc., Greyhound and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Chicago, IL to New York, NY?
Chicago, IL to New York, NY has 27 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Chicago, IL to New York, NY leave?
The earliest bus from Chicago, IL to New York, NY departs at 2:00 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 New York, NY depart?
The latest bus from Chicago, IL to New York, NY departs at 11:00 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 New York, NY 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 $88.51 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.
What's the fastest journey time between Chicago, IL to New York, NY by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Chicago, IL and New York, NY is 18 hr 59 min.
Is there a direct bus from Chicago, IL to New York, NY?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Chicago, IL and New York, NY.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chicago, IL to New York, NY by bus?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to New York, NY creates 86.03kg of CO2 emissions.

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