Bus from Austin to Chicago

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Compare all timetables for the bus from Austin to Chicago

Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Austin to Chicago from various bus operators like FlixBus or Greyhound US for the next days.
today
tomorrow
from $129
Friday
from $182
Saturday
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
from $91

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    32h 0m
    7:25 AM
    Austin
    5203 Eastside Bus Plaza Bay H Bus Stop
    3:25 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $129
  • FlixBus
    31h 45m
    7:25 AM
    Austin
    5203 Eastside Bus Plaza Bay H Bus Stop
    3:10 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $129
  • FlixBus
    39h 25m
    11:45 PM
    Austin
    5203 Eastside Bus Plaza Bay H Bus Stop
    3:10 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $134
  • FlixBus
    32h 10m
    2:30 PM
    Austin
    5203 Eastside Bus Plaza Bay H Bus Stop
    10:40 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $143
  • FlixBus
    30h 15m
    2:30 PM
    Austin
    5203 Eastside Bus Plaza Bay H Bus Stop
    8:45 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $147

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Greyhound US
    39h 25m
    11:45 PM
    Austin
    5203 Eastside Bus Plaza Bay H Bus Stop
    3:10 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    $182
  • FlixBus
    30h 35m
    10:25 PM
    Austin
    North Austin/The Domain
    5:00 AM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $192
  • FlixBus
    30h 20m
    10:40 PM
    Austin
    Tornado & El Expreso
    5:00 AM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $193
  • FlixBus
    31h 45m
    9:15 PM
    Austin
    5203 Eastside Bus Plaza Bay H Bus Stop
    5:00 AM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $203
  • Greyhound US
    32h 10m
    2:30 PM
    Austin
    5203 Eastside Bus Plaza Bay H Bus Stop
    10:40 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    $258

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    30h 15m
    2:30 PM
    Austin
    5203 Eastside Bus Plaza Bay H Bus Stop
    8:45 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $91
  • FlixBus
    32h 10m
    2:30 PM
    Austin
    5203 Eastside Bus Plaza Bay H Bus Stop
    10:40 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $95
  • FlixBus
    32h 0m
    7:25 AM
    Austin
    5203 Eastside Bus Plaza Bay H Bus Stop
    3:25 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $98
  • FlixBus
    31h 45m
    7:25 AM
    Austin
    5203 Eastside Bus Plaza Bay H Bus Stop
    3:10 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $98
  • FlixBus
    39h 25m
    11:45 PM
    Austin
    5203 Eastside Bus Plaza Bay H Bus Stop
    3:10 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $102

Frequency of bus connections between Austin and Chicago

See here how frequent the connections between Austin and Chicago are, during different times and days of the week.
Tuesday is the busiest day, with more than 13 daily buses from Austin to Chicago. Tuesday has instead the fewest connections, with only 13 daily coaches between Austin and Chicago.
The busiest time of the day is the Evening, with 21 buses from Austin to Chicago, while Morning sees the fewest connections between Austin and Chicago, with 6 offers.

Facts about the bus from Austin to Chicago

Compare all providers like FlixBus and Greyhound US that travel 13 times every day by bus from Austin to Chicago in one click! Book your bus ticket from Austin to Chicago starting from $91!

Cheapest Bus $91
Fastest Bus 25h 55m
Earliest Bus 3:05 AM
Latest Bus 11:45 PM
Daily Bus Routes 13 Ø
Distance 978.5 miles
Bus Companies FlixBus and Greyhound US

Cheapest bus connections from Austin to Chicago

Every day, 13 buses from 2 bus companies leave Austin for Chicago: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 05/22/2024 and for the following days.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday 05/19
Monday 05/20
Tuesday 05/21
Wednesday 05/22
Thursday 05/23
$129
Friday 05/24
$182
Saturday 05/25
Sunday 05/26
Monday 05/27
Tuesday 05/28
$91
Wednesday 05/29
Thursday 05/30
$99
Friday 05/31
Saturday 06/01
Sunday 06/02
Monday 06/03
Tuesday 06/04
$124
Wednesday 06/05
Thursday 06/06
Friday 06/07
Saturday 06/08
Sunday 06/09
Monday 06/10
Tuesday 06/11
Wednesday 06/12
Thursday 06/13
Friday 06/14
Saturday 06/15

The cheapest time to travel from Austin to Chicago

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Austin to Chicago, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $91, Tuesday is the cheapest day for a bus from Austin to Chicago. Friday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $182.
Afternoon is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Austin to Chicago, with $91. Night is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $130.

How to save money travelling from Austin to Chicago

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Austin to Chicago in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Austin to Chicago, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later buses from Austin to Chicago are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from Austin to Chicago

These are the most booked bus companies between Austin to Chicago from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Austin and Chicago

In the map below, you can see where to find all bus stations in Austin and Chicago.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Austin to Chicago

Want to know which seat classes are available on the buses from Austin to Chicago? Or which bus companies serve the route Austin to Chicago? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Austin to Chicago bus

How much does a Austin Chicago bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $91 and takes 6h 15m to reach Chicago. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Austin to Chicago?

This route is offered by 2 companies with a range of ticket prices between $91 and $287. 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 Austin to Chicago each day?

Every day, the Austin to Chicago bus route is served by approximately 13 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Austin to Chicago take?

The fastest bus from Austin to Chicago is offered by FlixBus and takes 25h 55m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $167. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Austin to Chicago?

The earliest bus arriving in Chicago from Austin starts at 3:05 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Austin to Chicago?

The latest bus trip departing from Austin for Chicago starts at 11:45 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 Austin Chicago route?

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

Is there a direct bus between Austin and Chicago?

You can check all the direct connections between Austin and Chicago by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: FlixBus and Greyhound US.

What can I take with me on the Austin 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 Austin Chicago bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Austin 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 to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Austin to Chicago on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Austin to Chicago

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

More bus routes from Austin and Chicago

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Austin and from Chicago. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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