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Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ by bus

The journey from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ by bus is 1,451.84 mi and takes 53 hr 12 min. There are 32 connections per day, with the first departure at 9:00 AM and the last at 11:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ by bus for as little as $187.15 or as much as $233.33. The best price for this journey is $187.15.

Lowest Price$187.15
Journey Duration53 hr 12 min
Connection per Day32
Lowest Price$187.15
Highest Price$233.33
First Departure9:00 AM
Last Departure11:00 PM
Distance1,451.84 mi
DepartureChicago, IL
ArrivalPhoenix, AZ
CarriersGreyhound, FlixBus

Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ Bus Times

Departure date
Thursday, Feb 29, 2024

Your journey from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ 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 Phoenix, AZ. 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 will I pay for bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ?

On average, a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ will cost you $207.42. 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 $187.15. 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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On average, a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ will cost you $207.42. 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.

How long will it take me to travel from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ by bus?

The average journey time is 53 hr 12 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 1,451.84 mi from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ to take longer than 53 hr 12 min. In order to get from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Chicago, IL and Phoenix, AZ will complete the journey in 39 hr 20 min.On average, it will take you about 53 hr 12 min to travel the 1,451.84 mi between Chicago, IL and Phoenix, AZ.

What time are the first and last departures from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ?

The first daily departure from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ leaves at 9:00 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 11:00 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Chicago, IL and Phoenix, AZ. 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. The first journey of the night departs from Chicago, IL at 9:00 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 11:00 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Chicago, IL and Phoenix, AZ. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

How many journeys from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 32 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 0 direct connections from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 32 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ. 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 Phoenix, AZ.

Book in advance and save

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

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 Phoenix, AZ by bus

When travelling to Phoenix, AZ 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 Phoenix, AZ
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Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
163.56kg
Bus
175.24kg
Flight
467.3kg
Car
373.84kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ?
A bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ is $207.42. 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 $187.15.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ is $187.15. 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 Phoenix, AZ by bus?
Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ is 1,451.84 mi.
How long does the bus between Chicago, IL and Phoenix, AZ take?
Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ is on average 53 hr 12 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 39 hr 20 min.
Which companies operate from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ 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 Phoenix, AZ?
Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ has 32 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ leave?
The earliest bus from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ 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 Phoenix, AZ depart?
The latest bus from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ 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 Phoenix, AZ 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 $187.15 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 Phoenix, AZ?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Chicago, IL to go to Phoenix, AZ. You can go from Chicago/Rockford International Airport, O'Hare International Airport, Union Station and Chicago Midway International Airport and you can arrive at Phoenix Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix Greyhound Station and Phoenix Sky Train Station.
What's the fastest journey time between Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Chicago, IL and Phoenix, AZ is 39 hr 20 min.
Is there a direct bus from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Chicago, IL and Phoenix, AZ.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ by bus?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Phoenix, AZ creates 175.24kg of CO2 emissions.

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