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Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL by bus

The journey from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL by bus is 481.27 mi and takes 13 hr 51 min. There are 14 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:35 AM and the last at 10:10 PM. It is possible to travel from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL by bus for as little as $59.67 or as much as $203.68. The best price for this journey is $59.67.

Lowest Price$59.67
Journey Duration13 hr 51 min
Connection per Day14
Lowest Price$59.67
Highest Price$203.68
First Departure12:35 AM
Last Departure10:10 PM
Distance481.27 mi
DepartureMemphis, TN
ArrivalChicago, IL
CarriersGreyhound Lines, Inc., FlixBus

Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL Bus Times

Departure date
Thursday, Jul 18, 2024

Your journey from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL with Virail

Do you know the best way to get from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

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

The prices for bus tickets from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL will cost $59.67. The average bus ticket price is approximately $95.02. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $95.02 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 Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL.

How long will it take me to travel from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL by bus?

Traveling from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL by bus will usually take 13 hr 51 min. This journey covers a distance of 481.27 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 13 hr 51 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey between Memphis, TN and Chicago, IL by bus usually takes 13 hr 51 min to cover a distance of 481.27 mi. The shortest journey from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL will take you 9 hr 10 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 Chicago, 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.

How many daily journeys are there from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL?

The exact number of journeys from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 14 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL varies, but in general, you can expect to find 6 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 8 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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The cheapest Memphis, TN - Chicago, IL bus tickets can be found for as low as $53.35 if you’re lucky, or $75.22 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $110.12.

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When travelling to Chicago, 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!

Carriers on this route

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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 Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL
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Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
54.22kg
Bus
58.09kg
Flight
154.91kg
Car
123.92kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL?
A bus ticket from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL is $95.02. 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 $59.67.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL is $59.67. 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 Memphis, TN and Chicago, IL by bus?
Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL is 481.27 mi.
How long does the bus between Memphis, TN and Chicago, IL take?
Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL is on average 13 hr 51 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 9 hr 10 min.
Which companies operate from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL?
The bus journey from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Greyhound Lines, Inc., FlixBus and Greyhound.
How many bus connections per day go from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL?
Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL has 14 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL leave?
The earliest bus from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL departs at 12:35 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 Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL depart?
The latest bus from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL departs at 10:10 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 Memphis, TN to Chicago, 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 $59.67 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 Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL?
There are on average 6 direct connection(s) from Memphis, TN to go to Chicago, IL.
What's the fastest journey time between Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Memphis, TN and Chicago, IL is 9 hr 10 min.
Is there a direct bus from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Memphis, TN and Chicago, IL.
What are the CO2 emissions for Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL by bus?
The bus journey from Memphis, TN to Chicago, IL creates 58.09kg of CO2 emissions.

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