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Chicago, IL to Portland, OR by bus

The journey from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR by bus is 1,756.09 mi and takes 78 hr 5 min. There are 5 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 Portland, OR by bus for as little as $161.26 or as much as $647.87. The best price for this journey is $161.26.

Lowest Price$161.26
Journey Duration78 hr 5 min
Connection per Day5
Lowest Price$161.26
Highest Price$647.87
First Departure9:00 AM
Last Departure11:00 PM
Distance1,756.09 mi
DepartureChicago, IL
ArrivalPortland, OR
CarriersFlixBus, Greyhound

Chicago, IL to Portland, OR Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Apr 14, 2024

Quick and easy travel from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR with Virail

What's the best way to get from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR?

The cheapest bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR cost $161.26. On average, you can expect to spend around $324.92 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR.
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When you're traveling from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $324.92. 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 does it take to get from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR by bus?

The journey between Chicago, IL and Portland, OR by bus is approximately 1,756.09 mi. It will take you more or less 78 hr 5 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 Portland, OR covers a distance of 1,756.09 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 78 hr 5 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 72 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 Portland, OR faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do the first and last departures from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR leave?

The first daily departure from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR 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 Portland, OR. 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 Portland, OR. 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 times a day do departures from Chicago, IL leave for Portland, OR?

On average, there are 5 daily departures from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from Chicago, IL which travel directly to Portland, OR. There are 5 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR. 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 Portland, OR
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 Portland, OR.

Book in advance and save

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

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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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR

The cheapest Chicago, IL - Portland, OR bus tickets can be found for as low as $146.26 if you’re lucky, or $215.52 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $319.56.

Find the best day to travel to Portland, OR by bus

When travelling to Portland, OR 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 Portland, OR
Compare services on board when travelling from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR by bus.
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Chicago, IL to Portland, OR CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
197.83kg
Bus
211.96kg
Flight
565.23kg
Car
452.18kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR?
A bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR is $324.92. 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 $161.26.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR is $161.26. 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 Portland, OR by bus?
Chicago, IL to Portland, OR is 1,756.09 mi.
How long does the bus between Chicago, IL and Portland, OR take?
Chicago, IL to Portland, OR is on average 78 hr 5 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 72 hr 30 min.
Which companies operate from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR 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 Portland, OR?
Chicago, IL to Portland, OR has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR leave?
The earliest bus from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR 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 Portland, OR depart?
The latest bus from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR 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 Portland, OR 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 $161.26 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 Portland, OR by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Chicago, IL and Portland, OR is 72 hr 30 min.
Is there a direct bus from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Chicago, IL and Portland, OR.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chicago, IL to Portland, OR by bus?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Portland, OR creates 211.96kg of CO2 emissions.

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