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Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL by bus

The journey from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL by bus is 1,451.84 mi and takes 47 hr 12 min. There are 34 connections per day, with the first departure at 4:10 AM and the last at 11:20 PM. It is possible to travel from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL by bus for as little as $73.27 or as much as $176.94. The best price for this journey is $73.27.

Lowest Price$73.27
Journey Duration47 hr 12 min
Connection per Day34
Lowest Price$73.27
Highest Price$176.94
First Departure4:10 AM
Last Departure11:20 PM
Distance1,451.84 mi
DeparturePhoenix, AZ
ArrivalChicago, IL
CarriersGreyhound Lines, Inc., Greyhound

Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL Bus Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 15, 2024

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

The prices for bus tickets from Phoenix, AZ 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 Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL will cost $73.27. The average bus ticket price is approximately $130.42. 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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Prices will vary when you travel from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL. On average, though, you'll pay about $130.42 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How long is the journey from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL by bus?

The journey between Phoenix, AZ and Chicago, IL by bus is approximately 1,451.84 mi. It will take you more or less 47 hr 12 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 between Phoenix, AZ and Chicago, IL runs for about 1,451.84 mi and usually takes approximately 47 hr 12 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 40 hr 50 min. If you are trying to get from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

How many times a day do departures from Phoenix, AZ leave for Chicago, IL?

The route from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Phoenix, AZ 34 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 34 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Phoenix, AZ 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 Phoenix, AZ - Chicago, IL bus tickets can be found for as low as $127.91 if you’re lucky, or $225.66 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $413.93.

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

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!

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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 Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL
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Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL 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 Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL?
A bus ticket from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL is $130.42. 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 $73.27.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL is $73.27. 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 Phoenix, AZ and Chicago, IL by bus?
Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL is 1,451.84 mi.
How long does the bus between Phoenix, AZ and Chicago, IL take?
Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL is on average 47 hr 12 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 40 hr 50 min.
Which companies operate from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL?
The bus journey from Phoenix, AZ 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., Greyhound and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL?
Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL has 34 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL leave?
The earliest bus from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL departs at 4:10 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 Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL depart?
The latest bus from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL departs at 11:20 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 Phoenix, AZ 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 $73.27 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 Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Phoenix, AZ and Chicago, IL is 40 hr 50 min.
Is there a direct bus from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Phoenix, AZ and Chicago, IL.
What are the CO2 emissions for Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL by bus?
The bus journey from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL creates 175.24kg of CO2 emissions.

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