Bus Boston to Chicago and return

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Bus ticket prices from Boston to Chicago or from Chicago to Boston usually start from $137.00. This is hard to beat for the distance covered. But, when riding the bus, ticket prices are just the tip of the iceberg. With our smart bus search engine you'll find the ideal travel option. Just pick one of the offers by Greyhound US and Busbud. The quickest bus from Chicago to Boston only takes . Just click "Find Now" and see all available departure times!

Boston to Chicago Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$137.00
Fastest Bus23h 20m
Distance849.6 miles
Bus CompaniesGreyhound US
  Bus Boston - Chicago    850 mi
Ø Bus connections5 x
Savings-28%

The cheapest bus routes from Boston 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
  • Boston
    Chicago
      8:00 PM
      12:45 AM
    31 Jul
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $137.00
  • Boston
    Chicago
      11:40 AM
      2:20 PM
    4 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $141.00
  • Boston
    Chicago
      8:00 PM
      12:45 AM
    3 Aug
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $143.00
  • Boston
    Chicago
      7:40 PM
      9:20 PM
    4 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $145.00
  • Boston
    Chicago
      6:40 AM
      6:30 AM
    4 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $146.00
  • Boston
    Chicago
      7:40 PM
      7:45 PM
    3 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $149.00
  • Boston
    Chicago
      8:00 PM
      12:45 AM
    3 Aug
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $149.00
  • Boston
    Chicago
      5:30 PM
      7:05 PM
    4 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $151.00
  • Boston
    Chicago
      6:40 AM
      6:55 AM
    3 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $159.00
  • Boston
    Chicago
      6:40 AM
      6:05 AM
    3 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $165.00
  • Boston
    Chicago
      11:40 AM
      2:15 PM
    3 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $165.00
  • Boston
    Chicago
      7:40 PM
      8:15 PM
    3 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $165.00
  • Boston
    Chicago
      5:00 PM
      4:20 PM
    22 Jul
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $175.00
  • Boston
    Chicago
      6:40 AM
      6:55 AM
    22 Jul
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $190.00


  Bus Chicago - Boston    850 mi
Ø Bus connections5 x
Savings-64%

The cheapest bus routes from Chicago to Boston

%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
    Boston
      1:00 PM
      5:40 PM
    22 Jul
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $83.00
  • Chicago
    Boston
      1:00 PM
      5:40 PM
    3 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $83.00
  • Chicago
    Boston
      12:15 AM
      7:45 AM
    4 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $127.00
  • Chicago
    Boston
      12:01 PM
      2:26 PM
    31 Jul
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $134.00
  • Chicago
    Boston
      5:05 PM
      6:56 PM
    31 Jul
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $134.00
  • Chicago
    Boston
      7:00 PM
      7:06 AM
    31 Jul
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $134.00
  • Chicago
    Boston
      11:55 PM
      10:26 AM
    31 Jul
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $134.00
  • Chicago
    Boston
      11:55 PM
      7:45 AM
    31 Jul
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $145.00
  • Chicago
    Boston
      10:45 PM
      11:40 PM
    3 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $146.00
  • Chicago
    Boston
      11:55 PM
      7:45 AM
    3 Aug
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $146.00
  • Chicago
    Boston
      7:00 PM
      1:20 AM
    3 Aug
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $155.00
  • Chicago
    Boston
      11:05 PM
      7:45 AM
    3 Aug
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $222.00
  • Chicago
    Boston
      11:15 AM
      1:30 PM
    3 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $224.00
  • Chicago
    Boston
      3:55 PM
      5:40 PM
    3 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $233.00


Current ticket prices

You'd like to go traveling for some time but you're a bit tight on cash at the moment? Then the bus is the perfect option! Be aware though that it can be more difficult than expected to find the best one. Basically, there's two things to consider. Number one is to compare prices. For the trip Boston - Chicago, fares currently start from $137.00. Number two is to compare travel times. To avoid having to spend too much time on the road, opt for the fastest bus. It will get you to your destination in .

Bus stops in Boston and Chicago

  Stations
West Harrison Street 630-670, 60607 Chicago (USA)
W Polk St between S Clinton St and S Canal St , 60699 Chicago (USA)

More on bus features and services

Finding a cheap bus ticket from Boston 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 choose the perfect bus! Go for the fastest bus if you don't have much time to spare, choose the most affordable one if you want to save money or select the one that offers the best on-board amenities.

While a small bag on-board, air conditioned and ample legroom are becoming the norm on most buses, some companies go the extra mile and offer modern appliances such as USB ports (sometimes in every single row) or complimentary WiFi. Just enter your point of departure, destination and your preferred date of travel and let our smart bus search do the rest. For instance, when you take a bus from Chicago to Boston, complimentary WiFi 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 Boston to Chicago and back is as, or even more convenient than taking the train or flying.

Boston and Chicago: Useful Info

Boston
0.62 Million
Chicago
2.70 Million
Taxi
$5.22
$4.65
Boston
Chicago
A cab ride in Boston is 11% more expensive than in Chicago.
Local buses
$2.60
$2.25
Boston
Chicago
A bus fare in Boston is 14% more expensive than in Chicago.
Beer
$6.00
$5.00
Boston
Chicago
A large beer in Boston is 17% more expensive than in Chicago.
Water
$1.64
$1.90
Boston
Chicago
A bottle of water in Boston is 14% cheaper than in Chicago.
Meal
$13.03
$10.74
Boston
Chicago
A meal in Boston is 18% more expensive than in Chicago.
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