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Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL by bus

The journey from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL by bus is 79.67 mi and takes 1 hr 50 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:45 AM and the last at 6:45 AM. It is possible to travel from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL by bus for as little as $17.80 or as much as $26.44. The best price for this journey is $17.80.

Lowest Price$17.80
Journey Duration1 hr 50 min
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$17.80
Highest Price$26.44
First Departure6:45 AM
Last Departure6:45 AM
Distance79.67 mi
DepartureChicago, IL
ArrivalRockford, IL
CarriersGreyhound Lines, Inc., Greyhound

Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL Bus Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 15, 2024

Traveling from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL with Virail

Planning to travel from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

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

When you're traveling from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $21.67. You might be able to find prices as low as $17.80, but it all depends on how you travel. 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.
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On average, a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL will cost you $21.67. 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 Rockford, IL by bus?

With a distance of 79.67 mi between Chicago, IL and Rockford, IL, it will usually take 1 hr 50 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 1 hr 50 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Chicago, IL and Rockford, IL by bus usually takes 1 hr 50 min to cover a distance of 79.67 mi. The shortest journey from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL will take you 1 hr 50 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Rockford, IL quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do departures from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Chicago, IL at 6:45 AM, and the last departure will leave at 6:45 AM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL, which usually leaves at 6:45 AM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 6:45 AM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

How many times a day do journeys run from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL?

You will be able to travel from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 1 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 Rockford, IL 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, 1 direct connections from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 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 Rockford, IL. 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 Rockford, IL.

Book in advance and save

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

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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The cheapest Chicago, IL - Rockford, IL bus tickets can be found for as low as $6.16 if you’re lucky, or $18.88 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $24.15.

Find the best day to travel to Rockford, IL by bus

When travelling to Rockford, IL 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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Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL CO2 Emissions by Bus

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8.97kg
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9.62kg
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25.64kg
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20.51kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL?
A bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL is $21.67. 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 $17.80.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL is $17.80. 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 Rockford, IL by bus?
Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL is 79.67 mi.
How long does the bus between Chicago, IL and Rockford, IL take?
Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL is on average 1 hr 50 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 50 min.
Which companies operate from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Greyhound Lines, Inc. and Greyhound.
How many bus connections per day go from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL?
Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL leave?
The earliest bus from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL departs at 6:45 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 Rockford, IL depart?
The latest bus from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL departs at 6:45 AM. 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 Rockford, IL 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 $17.80 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 Rockford, IL?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Chicago, IL to go to Rockford, IL.
What's the fastest journey time between Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Chicago, IL and Rockford, IL is 1 hr 50 min.
Is there a direct bus from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Chicago, IL and Rockford, IL.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL by bus?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL creates 9.62kg of CO2 emissions.

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