Bus Chicago to Washington, DC and return

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Tickets between Chicago and Washington, DC can typically be found from $95.50. However, when picking a bus trip, ticket prices are only one part of the equation. By using our smart bus search engine, you’ll find the perfect option for your travel needs. Simply select one of the offers by GotoBus, Busbud and . The fastest bus from Washington, DC to Chicago only takes 17h 30m. Just click "Find Now" and see all available departure times!

Chicago to Washington, DC Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$69.50
Fastest Bus18h 30m
Distance595.9 miles
Bus CompaniesGreyhound US
  Bus Chicago - Washington, DC    596 mi
Ø Bus connections5 x
Savings-27%

The cheapest bus routes from Chicago to Washington, DC

%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
    Washington, DC
      12:01 PM
      8:05 AM
    22 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $69.50
  • Chicago
    Washington, DC
      12:15 AM
      10:45 PM
    4 Feb
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $70.50
  • Chicago
    Washington, DC
      8:15 AM
      4:25 AM
    30 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $74.50
  • Chicago
    Washington, DC
      8:15 AM
      4:25 AM
    23 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $74.50
  • Chicago
    Washington, DC
      10:45 PM
      5:15 PM
    13 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $74.50
  • Chicago
    Washington, DC
      1:00 PM
      5:15 PM
    6 Feb
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $82.50
  • Chicago
    Washington, DC
      8:15 AM
      4:25 AM
    19 Jan
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $95.50


  Bus Washington, DC - Chicago    596 mi
Ø Bus connections5 x
Savings-29%

The cheapest bus routes from Washington, DC 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
  • Washington, DC
    Chicago
      12:01 AM
      7:55 PM
    14 Jan
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $52.50
  • Washington, DC
    Chicago
      12:01 AM
      7:55 PM
    23 Jan
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $55.50
  • Washington, DC
    Chicago
      12:01 AM
      7:55 PM
    26 Feb
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $56.50
  • Washington, DC
    Chicago
      12:01 AM
      7:55 PM
    18 Feb
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $56.50
  • Washington, DC
    Chicago
      12:01 AM
      7:05 PM
    4 Feb
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $58.50
  • Washington, DC
    Chicago
      12:01 AM
      7:55 PM
    20 Feb
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $59.50
  • Washington, DC
    Chicago
      7:55 PM
      2:45 PM
    8 Feb
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $73.50


Current ticket prices

You'd like to go traveling for a few days but you're a bit pinched for money at the moment? Then the bus is just perfect for you! Tickets for trips from Chicago to Washington, DC are generally inexpensive. Only if you book at short notice, the journey might be slightly less affordable. Our recommendation: make sure to take a look at traveling times as well. This way, you'll reach your destination in no time at all.

Bus stops in Chicago and Washington, DC

  Stations
H St NE 102, 20002 Washington, DC (USA)

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Chicago and Washington, DC: Useful Info

Chicago
2.70 Million
Washington, DC
0.60 Million
Taxi
$4.65
$4.99
Chicago
Washington, DC
A cab ride in Chicago is 7% cheaper than in Washington, DC.
Local buses
$2.25
$2.75
Chicago
Washington, DC
A bus fare in Chicago is 19% cheaper than in Washington, DC.
Beer
$5.00
$6.00
Chicago
Washington, DC
A large beer in Chicago is 17% cheaper than in Washington, DC.
Water
$1.90
$2.28
Chicago
Washington, DC
A bottle of water in Chicago is 17% cheaper than in Washington, DC.
Meal
$10.74
$14.02
Chicago
Washington, DC
A meal in Chicago is 24% cheaper than in Washington, DC.
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