Bus Atlanta to Chicago and return

Cheap bus and train tickets for trips from Chicago to Atlanta and return

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If you want to take a bus from Atlanta to Chicago, then you've come to the right place. This route is served by 2 carriers: Greyhound US and Busbud. Usually, there are bus tickets available for around $39.50. The fastest bus will take you from Chicago to Atlanta within 15 hr 15 min. Just click "Find Now" to see all available options and take your pick!
  Bus Atlanta - Chicago    588 mi
Ø Bus connections5 x
Savings-18%

The cheapest bus routes from Atlanta to Chicago

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      9:30 AM
      12:45 AM
    10 Oct
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $33.06
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      9:30 AM
      6:05 AM
    13 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $33.06
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      9:30 AM
      12:45 AM
    10 Oct
    +1
    Busbud
    from $33.06
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      9:30 AM
      12:45 AM
    13 Dec
    +1
    Busbud
    from $33.06
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      9:30 AM
      12:45 AM
    8 Nov
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $33.06
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      9:30 AM
      12:45 AM
    12 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $33.06
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      9:30 AM
      12:45 AM
    8 Nov
    +1
    Busbud
    from $33.06
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      9:30 AM
      12:45 AM
    12 Dec
    +1
    Busbud
    from $33.06
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      9:30 AM
      12:45 AM
    19 Sep
    +1
    Busbud
    from $37.66
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      9:30 AM
      12:45 AM
    12 Nov
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $40.17
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      9:30 AM
      6:05 AM
    21 Sep
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $40.17
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      9:30 AM
      12:45 AM
    5 Oct
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $40.17
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      9:30 AM
      12:45 AM
    12 Nov
    +1
    Busbud
    from $40.17
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      9:30 AM
      12:45 AM
    21 Sep
    +1
    Busbud
    from $40.17


  Bus Chicago - Atlanta    588 mi
Ø Bus connections5 x
Savings-34%

The cheapest bus routes from Chicago to Atlanta

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      11:00 AM
      7:15 AM
    10 Jul
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $33.06
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      3:25 PM
      9:15 AM
    27 Sep
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $33.06
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      11:00 AM
      7:15 AM
    10 Jul
    +1
    Busbud
    from $33.06
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      11:00 AM
      7:15 AM
    27 Sep
    +1
    Busbud
    from $33.06
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      3:25 PM
      9:15 AM
    20 Sep
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $33.06
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      11:00 AM
      7:15 AM
    20 Sep
    +1
    Busbud
    from $33.06
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      3:25 PM
      9:15 AM
    25 Sep
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $37.66
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      11:00 AM
      7:15 AM
    19 Sep
    +1
    Busbud
    from $37.66
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      11:00 AM
      7:15 AM
    21 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $40.17
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      11:50 PM
      5:45 PM
    25 Sep
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $40.17
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      11:05 PM
      5:45 PM
    25 Sep
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $40.17
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      11:00 AM
      7:15 AM
    21 Dec
    +1
    Busbud
    from $40.17
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      3:00 PM
      9:15 AM
    1 Oct
    Busbud
    from $47.70
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      7:00 PM
      12:55 PM
    1 Oct
    Busbud
    from $50.21


Current ticket prices

Taking the bus is one of the cheapest options for visiting friends or simply seeing new countries. For your bus ride from Atlanta to Chicago, there's tickets available starting at only $39.50, offered by Greyhound US. But be fast: if you book last-minute, you might have to pay up to $60.00.

Bus stops in Atlanta and Chicago

  Stations
West Peachtree St NW 423, 30308 Atlanta (USA)
Forsyth Street 232, 30303 Atlanta (USA)
  Stations
W Van Buren St 498, 60606 Chicago (USA)
West Harrison Street 630-670, 60607 Chicago (USA)

More on bus features and services

Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming increasingly popular. It's not only affordable but it's also the greenest way to travel thanks to its low carbon emissions.

Traveling by bus has also become as convenient as flying or taking the train. In recent years, carriers have stepped up their game when it comes to amenities by offering everything from power plugs, USB plugs, to complimentary wireless internet. When taking a look at the search results shown on our page, you can immediately see all features offered by all carriers. For instance, complimentary wireless internet can be found on board most buses operated by Greyhound US. That way you'll be able to google your destination while on the road.

A generous baggage allowance also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's carriers. Your trip from Chicago to Atlanta can become a lot easier if you do your research before you embark on your journey. Most carriers offering intercity bus rides from Atlanta to Chicago, allow you to take a regular-size baggage in addition to carry-on baggage. Additional luggage or oversized luggage can usually be booked for an extra fee.

Take a look at the exact location of the stops in both cities, find out about departure times and book the perfect bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current promotions for your Atlanta – Chicago bus. The choice is yours - travel smart!

Atlanta and Chicago: Useful Info

Atlanta
420,003
Chicago
2.70 Million
Taxi
$3.84
$4.65
Atlanta
Chicago
A cab ride in Atlanta is 18% cheaper than in Chicago.
Local buses
$2.50
$2.25
Atlanta
Chicago
A bus fare in Atlanta is 10% more expensive than in Chicago.
Beer
$4.00
$5.00
Atlanta
Chicago
A large beer in Atlanta is 20% cheaper than in Chicago.
Water
$1.81
$1.90
Atlanta
Chicago
A bottle of water in Atlanta is 5% cheaper than in Chicago.
Meal
$10.26
$10.74
Atlanta
Chicago
A meal in Atlanta is 5% cheaper than in Chicago.