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Journey details

Best price 122 $
Journey duration 60 h
Connections per day 5
First departure: 09:45
Last departure: 21:45
Distance 2983km

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What is the lowest price for bus tickets from Chicago, IL to San Francisco, CA?

On average, you can find bus tickets from Chicago, IL to San Francisco, CA for 248,98 $. However, if you already know the date of your journey, don't waste time and book as soon as possible low-cost tickets from 104,51 $.

How are the departure stations in Chicago, IL and San Francisco, CA called?

When travelling by bus from Chicago, IL to San Francisco, CA, the stations served are Cumberland CTA, Union Station or 95th & Dan Ryan CTA and Greyhound Station.

Buses from Chicago, IL to San Francisco, CA


If the offers provided by buses do not suit your needs, trains and carpooling could represent a good alternative for this distance.

Despite being extremely cheap, the bus is also very slow and getting from Chicago, IL to San Francisco, CA by bus will take you a while. You could consider travelling by plane, getting low-cost tickets if you can book in advance.

How many bus connections exist to go from Chicago, IL to San Francisco, CA per day?

If you need to travel to San Francisco, CA from Chicago, IL please know that there are 3 bus connections every day. Please know that absolutely all these connections direct lines. Therefore, you will stay in the same bus for the whole trip.

What time are the buses to San Francisco, CA?

While the first bus leaves at 09:01, the last one leaves Chicago, IL at 21:01. The duration of the journey is on average 60 hours, but it can take you only 55 hours and 45 minutes with the fastest connections.

Which bus companies are in service in the route Chicago, IL - San Francisco, CA?

With Greyhound you will be able to travel trom Chicago, IL to San Francisco, CA by bus.

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