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Best price £ 59.11
Journey duration 23 h 53 min
Connections per day 20
First departure 00:05
Last departure 20:40
Distance 712 mi

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from New York, NY to Chicago, IL?

The prices for bus tickets from New York, NY to Chicago, IL vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from New York, NY to Chicago, IL will cost £ 53.76. The average bus ticket price is approximately £ 80.97. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

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Buses from New York, NY to Chicago, IL

How long will it take me to travel from New York, NY to Chicago, IL by bus?

The journey from New York, NY to Chicago, IL covers a distance of 712 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 23 h 55 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 15 h 40 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from New York, NY to Chicago, IL faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

At what time of the day can I travel from New York, NY to Chicago, IL?

The first daily departure from New York, NY to Chicago, IL leaves at 15:00, while the last journey of the day sets out at 20:40. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between New York, NY and Chicago, IL. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many times a day do journeys run from New York, NY to Chicago, IL?

The exact number of journeys from New York, NY to Chicago, IL can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 15 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Greyhound. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 35 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from New York, NY to Chicago, IL. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from New York, NY to Chicago, IL varies, but in general, you can expect to find 15 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more.