Bus Chicago to Nashville and return

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A bus from Chicago to Nashville or from Nashville to Chicago is currently available from 3 bus operators: Greyhound US, megabus US and Busbud. The choice is yours! You can opt for the fastest bus on this route, served by Greyhound US or you can go for the cheapest bus from Nashville to Chicago, which is only $4.99. Just click the "Find Now" button and happy travels!

Chicago to Nashville Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$4.99
Fastest Bus9h 30m
Distance398.3 miles
Bus Companiesmegabus US, Greyhound US, Hoosier Ride
  Bus Chicago - Nashville    398 mi
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-87%

The cheapest bus routes from Chicago to Nashville

%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
    Nashville
      11:59 PM
      10:10 AM
    25 Jan
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $4.99
  • Chicago
    Nashville
      9:00 AM
      6:30 PM
    28 Jan
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $4.99
  • Chicago
    Nashville
      9:00 AM
      6:30 PM
    27 Feb
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $4.99
  • Chicago
    Nashville
      11:59 PM
      10:10 AM
    23 Jan
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $19.99
  • Chicago
    Nashville
      11:59 PM
      10:10 AM
    29 Jan
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $19.99
  • Chicago
    Nashville
      9:00 AM
      6:30 PM
    27 Jan
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $24.99
  • Chicago
    Nashville
      9:45 AM
      8:45 PM
    1 May
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $29.00
  • Chicago
    Nashville
      11:05 PM
      10:35 AM
    7 Jul
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $29.00
  • Chicago
    Nashville
      11:05 PM
      10:35 AM
    20 Jun
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $29.00
  • Chicago
    Nashville
      11:55 PM
      10:35 AM
    20 Jun
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $31.50
  • Chicago
    Nashville
      11:05 PM
      10:35 AM
    24 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $32.00
  • Chicago
    Nashville
      11:05 PM
      10:35 AM
    21 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $32.00
  • Chicago
    Nashville
      7:20 AM
      6:50 PM
    24 Jan
    Hoosier RideHoosier Ride
    from $34.00
  • Chicago
    Nashville
      7:00 AM
      6:50 PM
    28 Jan
    Hoosier RideHoosier Ride
    from $37.00


  Bus Nashville - Chicago    398 mi
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-84%

The cheapest bus routes from Nashville 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
  • Nashville
    Chicago
      7:25 PM
      4:50 AM
    22 Jan
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $4.99
  • Nashville
    Chicago
      7:25 PM
      4:50 AM
    23 Jan
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $4.99
  • Nashville
    Chicago
      7:25 PM
      4:50 AM
    28 Jan
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $4.99
  • Nashville
    Chicago
      7:25 PM
      4:50 AM
    29 Jan
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $4.99
  • Nashville
    Chicago
      10:35 PM
      9:10 AM
    1 May
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $29.00
  • Nashville
    Chicago
      10:35 PM
      8:35 AM
    23 Jun
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $29.00
  • Nashville
    Chicago
      10:35 PM
      8:35 AM
    24 Jun
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $29.00
  • Nashville
    Chicago
      7:25 PM
      4:50 AM
    5 Feb
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $29.99
  • Nashville
    Chicago
      7:25 PM
      4:50 AM
    18 Feb
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $29.99
  • Nashville
    Chicago
      10:35 PM
      8:35 AM
    23 Jun
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $31.50
  • Nashville
    Chicago
      10:35 PM
      8:35 AM
    24 Jun
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $31.50
  • Nashville
    Chicago
      10:35 PM
      9:10 AM
    21 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $32.00
  • Nashville
    Chicago
      10:35 PM
      8:35 AM
    30 Mar
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $32.00
  • Nashville
    Chicago
      10:35 PM
      8:35 AM
    27 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $32.00


Current ticket prices

You want to travel for as little money as possible? Then taking the bus is just perfect for you. But beware: there can be price differences nonetheless! Ticket prices for the route Chicago - Nashville are currently ranging from $4.99 to $32.00. If you're flexible timewise, we recommend checking different departure times. Sometimes you can save a few more dollars by simply taking an earlier bus. Another thing to take into account is the travel time: while Greyhound US will get you to your destination in only 10h 55m, other companies' buses take up 13h 5m.

Bus stops in Chicago and Nashville

  Stations
5Th Ave South 709, 37203 Nashville (USA)

More on bus features and services

Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming increasingly popular. It's not only affordable but it's also the green way to travel thanks to its low carbon emissions.

Traveling by bus has also become as comfortable as flying or taking the train. In recent years, operators have stepped up their game when it comes to on-board amenities by offering everything from power plugs, USB plugs, to complimentary WiFi. When taking a look at the search results presented on our page, you can immediately see all features offered by all operators. For instance, complimentary WiFi can be found on board most buses operated by Greyhound US. That way you'll be able to snapchat your route while on the road.

A generous luggage policy also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's operators. Your trip from Nashville to Chicago can become a lot easier if you do your research before you embark on your journey. Most operators offering bus routes from Chicago to Nashville, allow you to take a regular-size baggage in addition to carry-on baggage. Additional luggage or oversized luggage can usually be booked for an extra fee.

Take a look at the exact location of the stations in both cities, find out about departure times and book the perfect bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current special offers for your Chicago – Nashville bus. The choice is yours - begin traveling smart now!

Chicago and Nashville: Useful Info

Chicago
2.70 Million
Nashville
0.53 Million
Taxi
$4.65
$4.24
Chicago
Nashville
A cab ride in Chicago is 9% more expensive than in Nashville.
Local buses
$2.25
$1.72
Chicago
Nashville
A bus fare in Chicago is 24% more expensive than in Nashville.
Beer
$5.00
$4.00
Chicago
Nashville
A large beer in Chicago is 20% more expensive than in Nashville.
Water
$1.90
$2.19
Chicago
Nashville
A bottle of water in Chicago is 14% cheaper than in Nashville.
Meal
$10.74
$10.78
Chicago
Nashville
A meal in Chicago is 1% cheaper than in Nashville.
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