Bus Chicago to New York and return

Cheap bus and train tickets for trips from New York to Chicago and return

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Finding the right bus from Chicago to New York just got a lot easier. You can use our smart bus search to find the perfect option. Your desired route is offered by several different bus operators, including Greyhound US, iLIKEBUS, megabus US, GotoBus and Busbud. If you're in a hurry, pick the fastest bus, which will get you from New York to Chicago in 24h 55m. If you want to travel without breaking the bank, go for the most affordable option, which will only cost you $48.00. All you have to do is click "Find Now" and enjoy the ride!

Chicago to New York Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$48.00
Fastest Bus17h 45m
Distance711.5 miles
Bus CompaniesGreyhound US, megabus US
  Bus Chicago - New York    711 mi
Ø Bus connections16 x
Savings-63%

The cheapest bus routes from Chicago to New York

%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
    New York
      8:20 AM
      6:35 AM
    8 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $48.00
  • Chicago
    New York
      8:20 AM
      6:35 AM
    15 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $50.00
  • Chicago
    New York
      8:20 AM
      9:05 AM
    18 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $50.00
  • Chicago
    New York
      8:20 AM
      6:35 AM
    15 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $50.00
  • Chicago
    New York
      8:20 AM
      6:15 AM
    9 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $50.00
  • Chicago
    New York
      8:20 AM
      9:05 AM
    1 Feb
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $56.00
  • Chicago
    New York
      3:00 PM
      8:45 AM
    30 Dec
    +1
    megabus US
    from $129.00
  • Chicago
    New York
      3:00 PM
      8:45 AM
    1 Feb
    +1
    megabus US
    from $129.00


  Bus New York - Chicago    711 mi
Ø Bus connections16 x
Savings-66%

The cheapest bus routes from New York 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
  • New York
    Chicago
      1:05 PM
      2:45 PM
    2 Mar
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $44.00
  • New York
    Chicago
      9:10 AM
      2:45 PM
    1 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $44.00
  • New York
    Chicago
      9:10 AM
      2:45 PM
    2 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $44.00
  • New York
    Chicago
      9:10 AM
      2:15 PM
    9 Apr
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $46.00
  • New York
    Chicago
      9:10 AM
      2:15 PM
    8 May
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $46.00
  • New York
    Chicago
      10:00 AM
      4:55 AM
    25 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $46.00
  • New York
    Chicago
      3:15 AM
      12:45 AM
    1 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $46.00
  • New York
    Chicago
      2:45 AM
      11:45 PM
    9 Apr
    Greyhound US
    from $46.00
  • New York
    Chicago
      10:15 PM
      7:10 PM
    22 Dec
    +1
    megabus US
    from $129.00
  • New York
    Chicago
      10:15 PM
      7:10 PM
    20 Jan
    +1
    megabus US
    from $129.00


Current ticket prices

Taking the bus is one of the least expensive options for visiting relatives or simply discovering new countries. Finding a cheap ticket for a ride from Chicago to New York is usally not difficult. But be fast: Should you forget to book in advance, however, fares can be a little more expensive.

Bus stops in Chicago and New York

  Stations
West Harrison Street 630-670, 60607 Chicago (USA)
W Polk St between S Clinton St and S Canal St , 60699 Chicago (USA)
  Stations
8th Ave 625, 10018 New York (USA)
Warren St 27, 10007 New York (USA)
W 34th St 550, 10001 New York (USA)

More on bus features and services

Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming more and more 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 convenient as flying or taking the train. In recent years, bus companies have stepped up their game when it comes to amenities by offering everything from power outlets, USB plugs, to complimentary WiFi. When taking a look at the search results shown on our page, you can immediately see all features offered by all bus companies. For instance, complimentary WiFi can be found on board most buses operated by Greyhound US. That way you'll be able to check your Facebook feed while on the road.

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

Take a look at the exact location of the bus stops in both cities, find out about departure times and book the ideal bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current promotions for your Chicago – New York bus. The choice is yours - travel smart!

Chicago and New York: Useful Info

Chicago
2.70 Million
New York
8.18 Million
Taxi
$4.65
$4.21
Chicago
New York
A cab ride in Chicago is 10% more expensive than in New York.
Local buses
$2.25
$2.75
Chicago
New York
A bus fare in Chicago is 19% cheaper than in New York.
Beer
$5.00
$6.00
Chicago
New York
A large beer in Chicago is 17% cheaper than in New York.
Water
$1.90
$2.15
Chicago
New York
A bottle of water in Chicago is 12% cheaper than in New York.
Meal
$10.74
$12.39
Chicago
New York
A meal in Chicago is 14% cheaper than in New York.
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