Bus Chicago to Los Angeles and return

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Finding the right bus from Chicago to Los Angeles just got a lot easier. You can use our smart search function to find the ideal option. Your desired route is offered by several different companies, including Busbud and . If you're in a hurry, pick the fastest bus, which will get you from Los Angeles to Chicago in 47h 40m. If you want to travel without spending too much money, go for the cheapest option, which will only cost you $99.50. Simply click the "Find Now" button and happy travels!

Chicago to Los Angeles Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$88.50
Fastest Bus44h 55m
Distance1,741.7 miles
Bus CompaniesGreyhound US
  Bus Chicago - Los Angeles    1742 mi
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-36%

The cheapest bus routes from Chicago to Los Angeles

%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
    Los Angeles
      1:00 PM
      4:25 PM
    27 Jan
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $88.50
  • Chicago
    Los Angeles
      12:20 AM
      4:45 AM
    26 Jan
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $99.50
  • Chicago
    Los Angeles
      1:30 AM
      10:25 PM
    20 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $109.50
  • Chicago
    Los Angeles
      1:30 AM
      6:15 AM
    7 Feb
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $114.50
  • Chicago
    Los Angeles
      11:00 AM
      9:10 AM
    27 Feb
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $118.50
  • Chicago
    Los Angeles
      1:30 AM
      6:15 AM
    2 Feb
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $122.50
  • Chicago
    Los Angeles
      1:30 AM
      10:25 PM
    31 Jan
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $137.50


  Bus Los Angeles - Chicago    1742 mi
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-23%

The cheapest bus routes from Los Angeles 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
  • Los Angeles
    Chicago
      6:40 PM
      3:45 PM
    26 Feb
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $108.50
  • Los Angeles
    Chicago
      6:45 AM
      6:55 AM
    21 Jan
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $109.50
  • Los Angeles
    Chicago
      8:25 AM
      4:20 PM
    31 Jan
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $119.50
  • Los Angeles
    Chicago
      8:25 AM
      4:20 PM
    2 Feb
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $127.50
  • Los Angeles
    Chicago
      6:40 PM
      5:15 PM
    26 Jan
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $128.50
  • Los Angeles
    Chicago
      6:40 PM
      3:45 PM
    8 Feb
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $130.50
  • Los Angeles
    Chicago
      8:25 AM
      10:10 AM
    19 Jan
    +2
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $140.50


Current ticket prices

Traveling by bus is one of the most affordable options for visiting loved ones or simply seeing new places. For your bus ride from Chicago to Los Angeles, there's tickets available starting at only $99.50 But don't hesitate for too long: if you book at short notice, you might have to pay a bit more. A final piece of advice: compare prices for different departure times if you're flexible timewise. Taking a later bus can allow you to save even more money.

Bus stops in Chicago and Los Angeles

  Stations
E 7Th St 1716, 90021 Los Angeles (USA)

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Chicago and Los Angeles: Useful Info

Chicago
2.70 Million
Los Angeles
3.79 Million
Taxi
$4.65
$4.68
Chicago
Los Angeles
A cab ride in Chicago is 1% cheaper than in Los Angeles.
Local buses
$2.25
$1.75
Chicago
Los Angeles
A bus fare in Chicago is 23% more expensive than in Los Angeles.
Beer
$5.00
$5.00
Chicago
Los Angeles
A large beer in Chicago is 0% more expensive than in Los Angeles.
Water
$1.90
$1.64
Chicago
Los Angeles
A bottle of water in Chicago is 14% more expensive than in Los Angeles.
Meal
$10.74
$11.27
Chicago
Los Angeles
A meal in Chicago is 5% cheaper than in Los Angeles.
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