Bus from Chicago to Philadelphia

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Facts about the bus from Chicago to Philadelphia

Cheapest Bus$86.00
Fastest Bus18h 50m
Earliest Bus9:45 AM
Latest Bus6:00 PM
Daily Bus Routes2 Ø
Distance663.4 miles
Bus CompaniesGreyhound US
Do you want to travel by bus from Chicago to Philadelphia?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Chicago and arriving in Philadelphia and show you the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll show you bus tickets from companies traveling this route, such as Greyhound US. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets for the Chicago Philadelphia bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Chicago and Philadelphia which will help you find your way around. In addition, we'll show you options for onward travel from Philadelphia, alternative destinations from Chicago, and the most popular airport shuttles from Philadelphia.

The cheapest bus routes from Chicago to Philadelphia

from $98.00
from $88.00

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • Greyhound US
    9:45 AM
    Duration 22h 50m
    8:35 AM
  • Greyhound US
    10:20 AM
    Duration 22h 15m
    8:35 AM
  • Greyhound US
    6:00 PM
    Duration 18h 50m
    12:50 PM

Bus Chicago to Philadelphia: Further Information

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Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from Chicago to Philadelphia and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by Greyhound US at $81.00, whereas the quickest connection takes 18h 50m. So it's up to you whether you want to choose the cheapest ticket, the fastest trip or the bus with the most amenities. No matter what you're looking for, we can help you find the deal that best meets your needs!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customize everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Chicago Philadelphia bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from Chicago to Philadelphia!

Bus stops in Chicago and Philadelphia

Philadelphia Central Bus Station
Filbert St 1001, 19107  Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - The Gallery
9th St and Arch St, SW Corner , 19107  Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - 30th Street Station
Market St 2955, 19104  Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - Arch Pharmacy
Arch St 921-999, 19107  Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - Convention Center
N Delaware Ave 1001, 19125  Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - IRS Building
Market St 2970, 19145   Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - JFK & Broad
John F Kennedy Blvd 1401, 19102  Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - Market St
Market St , 19106  Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - NRG/AT&T Subway Station
S Broad St 3701, 19145  Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - SEPTA trolley stop
Island Ave 3000, 19153  Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - Spring Garden St
Spring Garden St 1322, 19123  Philadelphia  (USA)
Philadelphia, PA - University City
Ludlow St, west of 38th St 3802, 19104  Philadelphia  (USA)

FAQs about the bus route Chicago to Philadelphia

How much does a Chicago Philadelphia bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $86.00 and takes 25h 40m to reach Philadelphia. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Chicago to Philadelphia?

This route is offered by 1 bus company with a range of ticket prices between $81.00 and $95.00. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Philadelphia.

On average, how many connections are available from Chicago to Philadelphia each day?

Every day, the Chicago Philadelphia bus route is served by approximately 2 connections. With our search engine, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Chicago to Philadelphia take?

The fastest bus from Chicago to Philadelphia is offered by Greyhound US and takes 18h 50m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $88.00. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Chicago to Philadelphia?

The earliest bus arriving in Philadelphia from Chicago starts at 9:45 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Chicago to Philadelphia?

The latest bus trip departing from Chicago for Philadelphia starts at 6:00 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Chicago Philadelphia route?

When traveling by bus from Chicago to Philadelphia, passengers can travel with Greyhound US. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus from Chicago to Philadelphia?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from Chicago to Philadelphia, CheckMyBus currently compares 4 direct bus connections with the following companies: Greyhound US

What can I take with me on the Chicago to Philadelphia bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Chicago Philadelphia bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Chicago Philadelphia bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Chicago to Philadelphia on your planned travel date.

Compare Chicago and Philadelphia

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A cab ride in Chicago is 12% more expensive than in Philadelphia.
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A bottle of water in Chicago is 19% cheaper than in Philadelphia.
A meal in Chicago is 12% cheaper than in Philadelphia.

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