Bus Chicago to Louisville, KY and return

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Ticket fares for a bus from Chicago to Louisville, KY normally start from $5.00. Use our smart search function to find the perfect bus ride and take your pick between the offers of Greyhound US, megabus US, OurBus, GotoBus and Busbud. The fastest bus from Louisville, KY to Chicago only takes 7h 10m. All you have to do is click the "Find Now" button and happy travels.

Chicago to Louisville, KY Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$5.00
Fastest Bus7h 36m
Distance269.3 miles
Bus Companiesmegabus US, Greyhound US, Hoosier Ride
  Bus Chicago - Louisville, KY    269 mi
Ø Bus connections10 x
Savings-75%

The cheapest bus routes from Chicago to Louisville, KY

%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
    Louisville, KY
      11:59 PM
      7:35 AM
    3 Dec
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Chicago
    Louisville, KY
      11:59 PM
      7:35 AM
    7 Dec
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Chicago
    Louisville, KY
      11:59 PM
      7:35 AM
    14 Dec
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Chicago
    Louisville, KY
      11:59 PM
      7:35 AM
    16 Dec
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Chicago
    Louisville, KY
      11:59 PM
      7:35 AM
    19 Dec
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $10.00
  • Chicago
    Louisville, KY
      7:00 AM
      4:00 PM
    27 Nov
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $17.00
  • Chicago
    Louisville, KY
      7:00 AM
      4:00 PM
    17 Dec
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $17.00
  • Chicago
    Louisville, KY
      7:00 AM
      4:00 PM
    27 Nov
    Hoosier RideHoosier Ride
    from $17.00
  • Chicago
    Louisville, KY
      7:00 AM
      4:00 PM
    18 Dec
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $17.00
  • Chicago
    Louisville, KY
      7:00 AM
      4:00 PM
    15 Jan
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $17.00
  • Chicago
    Louisville, KY
      6:15 PM
      2:35 AM
    2 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $19.00
  • Chicago
    Louisville, KY
      7:00 AM
      4:00 PM
    26 Nov
    Hoosier RideHoosier Ride
    from $20.00
  • Chicago
    Louisville, KY
      11:05 PM
      7:50 AM
    28 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $20.00
  • Chicago
    Louisville, KY
      7:00 AM
      4:00 PM
    17 Dec
    Hoosier RideHoosier Ride
    from $20.00


  Bus Louisville, KY - Chicago    269 mi
Ø Bus connections10 x
Savings-81%

The cheapest bus routes from Louisville, KY 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
  • Louisville, KY
    Chicago
      11:45 PM
      4:50 AM
    3 Dec
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Louisville, KY
    Chicago
      3:15 PM
      8:30 PM
    4 Dec
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Louisville, KY
    Chicago
      11:45 PM
      4:50 AM
    5 Dec
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Louisville, KY
    Chicago
      11:45 PM
      4:50 AM
    7 Dec
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Louisville, KY
    Chicago
      11:45 PM
      4:50 AM
    10 Dec
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Louisville, KY
    Chicago
      11:45 PM
      4:50 AM
    14 Dec
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Louisville, KY
    Chicago
      11:45 PM
      4:50 AM
    17 Dec
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Louisville, KY
    Chicago
      10:45 AM
      9:45 PM
    27 Nov
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $19.00
  • Louisville, KY
    Chicago
      3:05 AM
      9:10 AM
    25 Nov
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $19.00
  • Louisville, KY
    Chicago
      3:05 AM
      9:10 AM
    5 Jan
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $19.00
  • Louisville, KY
    Chicago
      10:45 AM
      9:45 PM
    17 Dec
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $19.00
  • Louisville, KY
    Chicago
      10:45 AM
      9:45 PM
    16 Dec
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $19.00
  • Louisville, KY
    Chicago
      10:45 AM
      9:45 PM
    28 Nov
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $21.00
  • Louisville, KY
    Chicago
      3:40 PM
      10:00 PM
    1 Jan
    Hoosier RideHoosier Ride
    from $27.00


Current ticket prices

Taking the bus is one of the cheapest options for discovering new countries or visiting friends and family. Your trip Chicago - Louisville, KY can be booked for as little as $5.00. The operator, which is offering the cheapest rates at the moment, is megabus US. We recommend not booking too short notice, however, because if you do so you might have to pay up to $34.99.

Bus stops in and ChicagoLouisville, KY

  Stations
W Muhammad Ali Blvd 720, 40203 Louisville, KY (USA)

More on bus features and services

Finding a cheap bus ticket from Chicago to Louisville, KY 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 compare all the offers available and pick the perfect bus! Go for the fastest bus if you don't have much time to spare, pick the most affordable one if you want to save money or select the one that offers the best amenities.

While a small bag on-board, air conditioning and ample legroom are becoming the norm on most buses, some carriers go the extra mile and offer modern appliances such as power outlets (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 search function start comparing the cheapest bus operators. For instance, when you take a bus from Louisville, KY to Chicago, 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 Chicago to Louisville, KY and back is as, or even more convenient than taking the train or flying.

Chicago and Louisville, KY: Useful Info

Chicago
2.70 Million
Louisville, KY
243,639
Taxi
$4.65
$5.12
Chicago
Louisville, KY
A cab ride in Chicago is 10% cheaper than in Louisville, KY.
Local buses
$2.25
$1.75
Chicago
Louisville, KY
A bus fare in Chicago is 23% more expensive than in Louisville, KY.
Beer
$5.00
$3.50
Chicago
Louisville, KY
A large beer in Chicago is 30% more expensive than in Louisville, KY.
Water
$1.90
$1.84
Chicago
Louisville, KY
A bottle of water in Chicago is 4% more expensive than in Louisville, KY.
Meal
$10.74
$8.91
Chicago
Louisville, KY
A meal in Chicago is 18% more expensive than in Louisville, KY.
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