Bus Chicago to New York and return

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Finding the right bus from Chicago to New York or from New York to Chicago just got a lot easier. Just use our bus search to find the ideal option: If you need to get there fast, pick the fastest bus, which will get you from New York to Chicago in 24 hr 55 min. If you want to get more bang for your buck, go for the cheapest option, which will only cost you $65.00. The New York - Chicago bus route is operated by Greyhound US, iLIKEBUS, megabus US, GotoBus and Busbud. Just click "Find Now" and see all available departure times!
  Bus Chicago - New York    711 mi
Ø Bus connections14 x
Savings-54%

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
      9:05 AM
    15 Nov
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $35.26
  • Chicago
    New York
      8:20 AM
      9:05 AM
    13 Mar
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $35.26
  • Chicago
    New York
      8:20 AM
      6:35 AM
    15 Nov
    +1
    Busbud
    from $35.26
  • Chicago
    New York
      8:20 AM
      6:35 AM
    13 Mar
    +1
    Busbud
    from $35.26
  • Chicago
    New York
      8:20 AM
      9:05 AM
    14 Nov
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $35.26
  • Chicago
    New York
      7:35 AM
      9:05 AM
    7 Mar
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $35.26
  • Chicago
    New York
      7:35 AM
      9:05 AM
    12 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $35.26
  • Chicago
    New York
      8:20 AM
      6:35 AM
    14 Nov
    +1
    Busbud
    from $35.26
  • Chicago
    New York
      8:20 AM
      6:35 AM
    7 Mar
    +1
    Busbud
    from $35.26
  • Chicago
    New York
      8:20 AM
      6:35 AM
    12 Dec
    +1
    Busbud
    from $35.26
  • Chicago
    New York
      8:20 AM
      6:35 AM
    7 Nov
    +1
    Busbud
    from $35.26
  • Chicago
    New York
      5:05 PM
      11:45 AM
    29 Oct
    +1
    GotoBus
    from $67.13
  • Chicago
    New York
      7:45 PM
      9:00 AM
    21 Dec
    +1
    iLIKEBUSiLIKEBUS
    from $76.47
  • Chicago
    New York
      7:45 PM
      9:00 AM
    19 Nov
    +1
    iLIKEBUSiLIKEBUS
    from $76.47


  Bus New York - Chicago    711 mi
Ø Bus connections14 x
Savings-62%

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
      10:00 AM
      4:55 AM
    14 Nov
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $31.86
  • New York
    Chicago
      10:00 AM
      4:55 AM
    9 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $31.86
  • New York
    Chicago
      3:15 AM
      12:45 AM
    29 Nov
    +1
    Busbud
    from $31.86
  • New York
    Chicago
      3:15 AM
      12:45 AM
    14 Nov
    +1
    Busbud
    from $31.86
  • New York
    Chicago
      10:00 AM
      4:55 AM
    14 Feb
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $31.86
  • New York
    Chicago
      3:15 AM
      12:45 AM
    7 Aug
    +1
    Busbud
    from $31.86
  • New York
    Chicago
      3:15 AM
      12:45 AM
    15 Nov
    +1
    Busbud
    from $31.86
  • New York
    Chicago
      3:15 AM
      12:45 AM
    7 Feb
    +1
    Busbud
    from $31.86
  • New York
    Chicago
      3:15 AM
      12:45 AM
    7 Mar
    +1
    Busbud
    from $31.86
  • New York
    Chicago
      3:15 AM
      12:45 AM
    16 Jan
    +1
    Busbud
    from $31.86
  • New York
    Chicago
      1:05 PM
      1:35 PM
    29 Nov
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $36.96
  • New York
    Chicago
      1:05 PM
      3:10 PM
    7 Aug
    +1
    Greyhound US
    from $36.96
  • New York
    Chicago
      9:40 PM
      11:30 AM
    20 Jan
    +1
    iLIKEBUSiLIKEBUS
    from $84.97
  • New York
    Chicago
      9:40 PM
      11:30 AM
    25 Oct
    +1
    iLIKEBUSiLIKEBUS
    from $84.97


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
W Van Buren St 498, 60606 Chicago (USA)
West Harrison Street 630-670, 60607 Chicago (USA)
  Stations
Warren St 27, 10007 New York (USA)
8th Ave 625, 10018 New York (USA)
W 31st St 313, 10001 New York (USA)
Pike St 2, 10002 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.