Bus Chicago to New York and return

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Ticket prices for a bus from Chicago to New York typically start from $46.50. Use our smart bus search to find the ideal bus ride and take your pick between the offers of Greyhound US, Busbud, GotoBus, iLIKEBUS, megabus US and . The fastest bus from New York to Chicago only takes 13 hr 15 min. Just click "Find Now" and enjoy the ride.
  Bus Chicago - New York    711 mi
Ø Bus connections29 x
Savings-48%

The cheapest bus routes from Chicago to New York

%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
    New York
      8:20 AM
      6:35 AM
    9 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $41.44
  • Chicago
    New York
      8:20 AM
      6:35 AM
    22 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $41.44
  • Chicago
    New York
      8:20 AM
      6:35 AM
    9 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $41.44
  • Chicago
    New York
      8:20 AM
      6:35 AM
    22 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $41.44
  • Chicago
    New York
      7:35 AM
      9:05 AM
    11 Jul
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $41.44
  • Chicago
    New York
      8:20 AM
      6:35 AM
    18 Jul
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $41.44
  • Chicago
    New York
      8:20 AM
      9:05 AM
    26 Sep
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $41.44
  • Chicago
    New York
      8:20 AM
      6:35 AM
    11 Jul
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $41.44
  • Chicago
    New York
      8:20 AM
      6:35 AM
    18 Jul
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $41.44
  • Chicago
    New York
      8:20 AM
      6:35 AM
    26 Sep
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $41.44
  • Chicago
    New York
      5:05 PM
      11:45 AM
    20 Jun
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $57.04
  • Chicago
    New York
      5:05 PM
      11:45 AM
    19 Jun
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $67.73
  • Chicago
    New York
      7:15 PM
      10:00 AM
    8 Aug
    +1
    Wanda CoachWanda Coach
    from $80.21
  • Chicago
    New York
      7:15 PM
      10:00 AM
    20 Aug
    +1
    Wanda CoachWanda Coach
    from $80.21


  Bus New York - Chicago    711 mi
Ø Bus connections29 x
Savings-55%

The cheapest bus routes from New York 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
  • New York
    Chicago
      3:15 AM
      12:25 AM
    19 Jul
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $36.09
  • New York
    Chicago
      3:15 AM
      12:45 AM
    14 Feb
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $37.88
  • New York
    Chicago
      10:00 AM
      4:55 AM
    8 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $37.88
  • New York
    Chicago
      10:00 AM
      4:55 AM
    15 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $37.88
  • New York
    Chicago
      10:00 AM
      4:55 AM
    27 Sep
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $37.88
  • New York
    Chicago
      10:00 AM
      4:55 AM
    9 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $37.88
  • New York
    Chicago
      3:15 AM
      12:45 AM
    16 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $37.88
  • New York
    Chicago
      3:15 AM
      12:45 AM
    15 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $37.88
  • New York
    Chicago
      3:15 AM
      12:45 AM
    27 Sep
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $37.88
  • New York
    Chicago
      3:15 AM
      12:45 AM
    9 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $37.88
  • New York
    Chicago
      10:15 PM
      3:10 PM
    20 Jun
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $53.47
  • New York
    Chicago
      10:15 PM
      3:10 PM
    21 Jun
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $53.47
  • New York
    Chicago
      9:40 PM
      11:30 AM
    19 Jul
    +1
    Wanda CoachWanda Coach
    from $80.21
  • New York
    Chicago
      9:40 PM
      11:30 AM
    22 Jul
    +1
    Wanda CoachWanda Coach
    from $80.21


  Stations
W Van Buren St 498, 60606 Chicago (USA)
West Harrison Street 630-670, 60607 Chicago (USA)
  Stations
W 31st St 313, 10001 New York (USA)
Pike St 2, 10002 New York (USA)
West 34th street 631, 10001 New York (USA)
Warren St 27, 10007 New York (USA)
8th Ave 625, 10018 New York (USA)

More on bus features and services

Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming more and more popular. It's not only affordable but it's also eco-friendly thanks to its low carbon emissions.

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

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

Take a look at the exact location of the stations in both cities, find out about departure times and book the ideal bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current discounts for your Chicago – New York bus. The choice is yours - begin traveling smart now!

Chicago and New York: Useful Info

Chicago
2.70 Million
New York
8.18 Million
Taxi
$4.65
$4.21
Chicago
New York
A cab ride in Chicago is 10% more expensive than in New York.
Local buses
$2.25
$2.75
Chicago
New York
A bus fare in Chicago is 19% cheaper than in New York.
Beer
$5.00
$6.00
Chicago
New York
A large beer in Chicago is 17% cheaper than in New York.
Water
$1.90
$2.15
Chicago
New York
A bottle of water in Chicago is 12% cheaper than in New York.
Meal
$10.74
$12.39
Chicago
New York
A meal in Chicago is 14% cheaper than in New York.