Bus from Ames, IA to Chicago

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Facts about the bus from Ames, IA to Chicago

Cheapest Bus$25.00
Fastest Bus7h 15m
Earliest Bus6:10 AM
Latest Bus10:20 PM
Daily Bus Routes2 Ø
Distance307.5 miles
Bus CompaniesGreyhound US
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CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Ames, IA and arriving in Chicago and show you the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll show you bus tickets from companies traveling this route, such as Greyhound US. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets for the Ames, IA Chicago bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Ames, IA and Chicago which will help you find your way around. In addition, we'll show you options for onward travel from Chicago, alternative destinations from Ames, IA, and the most popular airport shuttles from Chicago.

The cheapest bus routes from Ames, IA to Chicago

Today
from $88.00
Tomorrow
from $47.00
11/26
from $67.00
11/27
from $47.00
11/28
from $47.00
11/29

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • Greyhound US
    10:20 PM
    Ames, IA
    Duration 15h 20m
    1:40 PM
    Chicago, IL - Cumberland CTA
    from$25.00
  • Greyhound US
    10:20 PM
    Ames, IA
    Duration 7h 15m
    5:35 AM
    Chicago, IL - Polk St & Canal St
    from$47.00
  • Greyhound US
    10:20 PM
    Ames, IA
    Duration 8h 50m
    7:10 AM
    Chicago, IL - 95th & Dan Ryan
    from$52.00
  • Greyhound US
    10:20 PM
    Ames, IA
    Duration 9h 0m
    7:20 AM
    Chicago, IL - 95th & Dan Ryan
    from$52.00
  • Greyhound US
    10:20 PM
    Ames, IA
    Duration 10h 50m
    9:10 AM
    Chicago, IL - Union Station
    from$67.00
  • Greyhound US
    10:20 PM
    Ames, IA
    Duration 15h 55m
    2:15 PM
    Chicago, IL - Union Station
    from$69.00
  • Greyhound US
    6:10 AM
    Ames, IA
    Duration 16h 30m
    10:40 PM
    Chicago, IL - 95th & Dan Ryan
    from$74.00
  • Greyhound US
    6:10 AM
    Ames, IA
    Duration 15h 30m
    9:40 PM
    Chicago, IL - Polk St & Canal St
    from$86.00

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Bus Ames, IA to Chicago: Further Information

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Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from Ames, IA to Chicago and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by Greyhound US at $25.00, whereas the quickest connection takes 7h 15m. So it's up to you whether you want to choose the cheapest ticket, the fastest trip or the bus with the most amenities. No matter what you're looking for, we can help you find the deal that best meets your needs!
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By the way: For the Ames, IA Chicago bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
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Bus stops in Ames, IA and Chicago

Stations
Chicago (USA)
W. 95th St 14, 60620 Chicago (USA)
S Canal St 310-320, 60606 Chicago (USA)
N Cumberland Ave 5800, 60631 Chicago (USA)
West Harrison Street 630-670, 60607 Chicago (USA)
Park Ave 15400, 60426 Chicago (USA)
W Polk St between S Clinton St and S Canal St , 60699 Chicago (USA)
S Kedzie Ave  2807 , 60623  Chicago (USA)
S California Ave 2139 , 60608 Chicago (USA)
S Canal St 225, IL 60606 Chicago (USA)
W Cermak Rd 1001, 60608 Chicago (USA)

FAQs about the bus route Ames, IA to Chicago

How much does a Ames, IA Chicago bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $25.00 and takes 15h 20m to reach Chicago. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Ames, IA to Chicago?

This route is offered by 1 bus company with a range of ticket prices between $25.00 and $86.00. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Chicago.

On average, how many connections are available from Ames, IA to Chicago each day?

Every day, the Ames, IA Chicago bus route is served by approximately 2 connections. With our search engine, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Ames, IA to Chicago take?

The fastest bus from Ames, IA to Chicago is offered by Greyhound US and takes 7h 15m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $47.00. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Ames, IA to Chicago?

The earliest bus arriving in Chicago from Ames, IA starts at 6:10 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Ames, IA to Chicago?

The latest bus trip departing from Ames, IA for Chicago starts at 10:20 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Ames, IA Chicago route?

When traveling by bus from Ames, IA to Chicago, passengers can travel with Greyhound US. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus from Ames, IA to Chicago?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from Ames, IA to Chicago, CheckMyBus currently compares 0 direct bus connections. 

What can I take with me on the Ames, IA to Chicago bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Ames, IA Chicago bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Ames, IA Chicago bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Ames, IA to Chicago on your planned travel date.

Compare Ames, IA and Chicago

$3.74
$4.65
Ames, IA
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A cab ride in Ames, IA is 20% cheaper than in Chicago.
$1.62
$2.25
Ames, IA
Chicago
A bus fare in Ames, IA is 28% cheaper than in Chicago.
$3.86
$5.00
Ames, IA
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A large beer in Ames, IA is 23% cheaper than in Chicago.
$3.29
$1.90
Ames, IA
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A bottle of water in Ames, IA is 43% more expensive than in Chicago.
$7.72
$10.74
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A meal in Ames, IA is 29% cheaper than in Chicago.

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