Bus Atlanta to Chicago and return

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

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When booking a bus from Atlanta to Chicago you can pick different options. If you need to get there as fast as possible go for the quickest one, which is provided by Greyhound US and which will get you to your destination in 16 hr 10 min. Regarding prices, you can commonly get cheap bus tickets for Chicago - Atlanta starting from $39.50.
  Bus Atlanta - Chicago    588 mi
Ø Bus connections6 x
Savings-58%

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
      6:05 AM
    13 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $33.44
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      9:30 AM
      12:45 AM
    12 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $33.44
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      9:30 AM
      12:45 AM
    13 Dec
    +1
    Busbud
    from $33.44
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      9:30 AM
      12:45 AM
    12 Dec
    +1
    Busbud
    from $33.44
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      9:30 AM
      12:45 AM
    31 Dec
    Busbud
    from $43.17
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      10:05 PM
      1:40 PM
    22 Nov
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $49.10
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      9:30 AM
      6:05 AM
    23 Nov
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $49.10
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      9:30 AM
      12:45 AM
    23 Nov
    +1
    Busbud
    from $49.10
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      3:10 PM
      4:50 AM
    31 Dec
    megabus US
    from $58.41
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      1:15 AM
      5:15 PM
    19 Nov
    Greyhound US
    from $72.80
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      3:10 PM
      4:50 AM
    18 Nov
    +1
    megabus US
    from $75.34
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      1:15 AM
      5:45 PM
    27 Nov
    Greyhound US
    from $76.19
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      1:15 AM
      5:15 PM
    27 Nov
    Busbud
    from $76.19
  • Atlanta
    Chicago
      3:10 PM
      4:50 AM
    23 Nov
    +1
    megabus US
    from $80.42


  Bus Chicago - Atlanta    588 mi
Ø Bus connections6 x
Savings-48%

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 $33.44
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      11:00 AM
      7:15 AM
    10 Jul
    +1
    Busbud
    from $33.44
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      3:25 PM
      9:15 AM
    4 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $38.09
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      11:00 AM
      7:15 AM
    4 Jan
    +1
    Busbud
    from $38.09
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      3:25 PM
      12:55 PM
    18 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $38.09
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      11:00 AM
      7:15 AM
    18 Dec
    +1
    Busbud
    from $38.09
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      11:00 AM
      7:15 AM
    21 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $40.63
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      11:00 AM
      7:15 AM
    30 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $40.63
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      11:00 AM
      7:15 AM
    21 Dec
    +1
    Busbud
    from $40.63
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      11:00 AM
      7:15 AM
    30 Dec
    +1
    Busbud
    from $40.63
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      3:25 PM
      9:15 AM
    22 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $43.17
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      11:00 AM
      7:15 AM
    22 Dec
    +1
    Busbud
    from $43.17
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      8:50 AM
      11:55 PM
    20 Nov
    megabus US
    from $60.10
  • Chicago
    Atlanta
      11:59 PM
      3:55 PM
    25 Nov
    +1
    megabus US
    from $64.33


Current ticket prices

There's two things to consider when it comes to picking the perfect bus. Number one is to compare prices for your trip from Atlanta to Chicago. Tickets are commonly cheapest when booked in advance. Should you book too short notice, you might have to pay a bit more. Number two is to compare travel times because there can be significant differences. So, if you don't want to spend too much time on the road, simply pick the fastest bus.

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

Finding a cheap bus ticket from Atlanta to Chicago can become quite a chore if you don’t know where to look. That's exactly what we're here for: to help you find the right bus. You can check and compare all the offers available and select the perfect bus! Go for the fastest bus if you're in a hurry, select the cheapest one if you want to travel without breaking the bank or select the one that offers the best amenities.

While carry-on luggage, air conditioning and extra legroom are becoming the norm on most buses, some operators go the extra mile and offer modern appliances such as USB ports (sometimes in every single row) or complimentary wireless internet. Just enter your point of departure, destination and your preferred date of travel and let our smart bus search engine start comparing the best bus operators. For instance, when you take a bus from Chicago to Atlanta, complimentary wireless internet can be found on board most buses operated by Greyhound US.

We’ll help you pick the best offer so that your bus trip from Atlanta to Chicago and back is as, or even more comfortable than taking the train or flying.

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.