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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from New York to Chicago from various bus operators like FlixBus or Greyhound US for the next days.
today
from $143
tomorrow
from $146
Thursday
from $137
Friday
from $131
Saturday
from $134
Sunday
from $132
Monday
from $85

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    34h 20m
    9:30 AM
    New York
    Chrystie St
    7:50 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $143
  • FlixBus
    27h 5m
    4:45 PM
    New York
    31 St & 8 Av
    7:50 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $144
  • FlixBus
    37h 10m
    9:30 AM
    New York
    Chrystie St
    10:40 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $163
  • Greyhound US
    26h 40m
    8:00 PM
    New York
    G. Washington Bridge Bus Station
    10:40 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    $188
  • Greyhound US
    23h 20m
    8:30 AM
    New York
    Port Authority Bus Terminal
    7:50 AM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    $189

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Greyhound US
    23h 20m
    8:30 AM
    New York
    Port Authority Bus Terminal
    7:50 AM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    $146
  • FlixBus
    34h 20m
    9:30 AM
    New York
    Chrystie St
    7:50 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $157
  • FlixBus
    26h 5m
    5:45 PM
    New York
    Allen St/Hester St
    7:50 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $163
  • Greyhound US
    21h 5m
    1:35 AM
    New York
    Port Authority Bus Terminal
    10:40 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    $169
  • FlixBus
    27h 5m
    4:45 PM
    New York
    31 St & 8 Av
    7:50 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $170

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    32h 50m
    11:00 AM
    New York
    Chrystie St
    7:50 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $137
  • FlixBus
    26h 5m
    5:45 PM
    New York
    Allen St/Hester St
    7:50 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $139
  • Greyhound US
    23h 50m
    8:00 PM
    New York
    G. Washington Bridge Bus Station
    7:50 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    $139
  • FlixBus
    25h 15m
    6:35 PM
    New York
    31 St & 8 Av
    7:50 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $141
  • Greyhound US
    23h 20m
    8:30 AM
    New York
    Port Authority Bus Terminal
    7:50 AM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    $146

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    35h 40m
    11:00 AM
    New York
    Chrystie St
    10:40 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $131
  • FlixBus
    21h 50m
    10:00 PM
    New York
    31 St & 8 Av
    7:50 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $132
  • Greyhound US
    24h 20m
    10:20 PM
    New York
    Port Authority Bus Terminal
    10:40 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    $132
  • FlixBus
    22h 41m
    11:59 PM
    New York
    31 St & 8 Av
    10:40 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $136
  • Greyhound US
    26h 40m
    8:00 PM
    New York
    G. Washington Bridge Bus Station
    10:40 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    $140

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    35h 40m
    11:00 AM
    New York
    Chrystie St
    10:40 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $134
  • Greyhound US
    24h 20m
    10:20 PM
    New York
    Port Authority Bus Terminal
    10:40 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    $134
  • FlixBus
    28h 55m
    5:45 PM
    New York
    Allen St/Hester St
    10:40 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $135
  • FlixBus
    21h 50m
    10:00 PM
    New York
    31 St & 8 Av
    7:50 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $135
  • Greyhound US
    21h 0m
    10:50 PM
    New York
    Port Authority Bus Terminal
    7:50 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    $135

Cheapest bus trips Sunday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Greyhound US
    21h 10m
    2:45 AM
    New York
    Port Authority Bus Terminal
    11:55 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    $132
  • FlixBus
    32h 50m
    11:00 AM
    New York
    Chrystie St
    7:50 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $133
  • FlixBus
    21h 50m
    10:00 PM
    New York
    31 St & 8 Av
    7:50 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $134
  • Greyhound US
    23h 50m
    8:00 PM
    New York
    G. Washington Bridge Bus Station
    7:50 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    $134
  • Greyhound US
    21h 0m
    10:50 PM
    New York
    Port Authority Bus Terminal
    7:50 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    $134

Cheapest bus trips Monday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Greyhound US
    23h 50m
    8:00 PM
    New York
    G. Washington Bridge Bus Station
    7:50 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    $85
  • Greyhound US
    24h 20m
    10:20 PM
    New York
    Port Authority Bus Terminal
    10:40 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    Greyhound US
    Economy
    $85
  • FlixBus
    32h 50m
    11:00 AM
    New York
    Chrystie St
    7:50 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $86
  • FlixBus
    35h 40m
    11:00 AM
    New York
    Chrystie St
    10:40 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $86
  • FlixBus
    26h 5m
    5:45 PM
    New York
    Allen St/Hester St
    7:50 PM
    Chicago
    Union Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $86

Frequency of bus connections between New York and Chicago

See here how frequent the connections between New York and Chicago are, during different times and days of the week.
Sunday is the busiest day, with more than 21 daily buses from New York to Chicago. Tuesday has instead the fewest connections, with only 18 daily coaches between New York and Chicago.
The busiest time of the day is the Evening, with 61 buses from New York to Chicago, while Night sees the fewest connections between New York and Chicago, with 18 offers.

Facts about the bus from New York to Chicago

Compare all providers like FlixBus and Greyhound US that travel 20 times every day by bus from New York to Chicago in one click! Book your bus ticket from New York to Chicago starting from $85!

Cheapest Bus $85
Fastest Bus 21h 0m
Earliest Bus 7:30 AM
Latest Bus 11:59 PM
Daily Bus Routes 20 Ø
Distance 711.5 miles
Bus Companies FlixBus and Greyhound US

Cheapest bus connections from New York to Chicago

Every day, 20 buses from 2 bus companies leave New York for Chicago: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 05/28/2024 and for the following days.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday 05/26
Monday 05/27
Tuesday 05/28
$143
Wednesday 05/29
$146
Thursday 05/30
$137
Friday 05/31
$131
Saturday 06/01
$134
Sunday 06/02
$132
Monday 06/03
$85
Tuesday 06/04
$86
Wednesday 06/05
$85
Thursday 06/06
$90
Friday 06/07
$117
Saturday 06/08
$106
Sunday 06/09
$136
Monday 06/10
$95
Tuesday 06/11
$86
Wednesday 06/12
$83
Thursday 06/13
$95
Friday 06/14
$125
Saturday 06/15
$114
Sunday 06/16
$130
Monday 06/17
$105
Tuesday 06/18
$101
Wednesday 06/19
$95
Thursday 06/20
$107
Friday 06/21
$124
Saturday 06/22

The cheapest time to travel from New York to Chicago

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from New York to Chicago, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $85, Monday is the cheapest day for a bus from New York to Chicago. Wednesday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $146.
Evening is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from New York to Chicago, with $85. Afternoon is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $86.

How to save money travelling from New York to Chicago

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from New York to Chicago in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from New York to Chicago, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later buses from New York to Chicago are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from New York to Chicago

These are the most booked bus companies between New York to Chicago from our users.

All bus stations and stops in New York and Chicago

In the map below, you can see where to find all bus stations in New York and Chicago.

Service and Comfort on the bus from New York to Chicago

Want to know which seat classes are available on the buses from New York to Chicago? Or which bus companies serve the route New York to Chicago? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the New York to Chicago bus

How much does a New York Chicago bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $85 and takes 0h 20m to reach Chicago. Compare offers to save money!

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

This route is offered by 2 companies with a range of ticket prices between $85 and $319. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Chicago.

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

Every day, the New York to Chicago bus route is served by approximately 20 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from New York to Chicago take?

The fastest bus from New York to Chicago is offered by Greyhound US and takes 21h 0m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $201. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from New York to Chicago?

The earliest bus arriving in Chicago from New York starts at 7:30 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from New York to Chicago?

The latest bus trip departing from New York for Chicago starts at 11:59 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 New York Chicago route?

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

Is there a direct bus between New York and Chicago?

You can check all the direct connections between New York and Chicago by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: FlixBus and Greyhound US.

What can I take with me on the New York to Chicago 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 New York Chicago bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the New York Chicago 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 to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from New York to Chicago on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route New York to Chicago

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

More bus routes from New York and Chicago

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from New York and from Chicago. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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