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Get from Austin, TX to Chicago, IL with Virail

What's the best way to get from Austin, TX to Chicago, IL? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Austin, TX to Chicago, IL, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Austin, TX to Chicago, IL?

On average, a bus ticket from Austin, TX to Chicago, IL will cost you 809.94 RM. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as 467.60 RM. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Journey Details

Best price 467.60 RM
Journey duration 29 h 37 min
Connections per day 6
First departure 03:05
Last departure 14:30
Distance 1,573 km

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Greyhound
Duration: 27 h 40 min
Greyhound Station - 95th & Dan Ryan CTA
03:05 - 06:45
467.60 RM
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Greyhound
Duration: 30 h 30 min
Greyhound Station - 95th & Dan Ryan CTA
03:05 - 09:35
467.60 RM
Greyhound-logo
Greyhound
Duration: 30 h
Greyhound Station - 95th & Dan Ryan CTA
14:30 - 20:30
471.70 RM
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Greyhound
Duration: 33 h 35 min
Greyhound Station - 95th & Dan Ryan CTA
07:30 - 17:05
479.93 RM
Greyhound-logo
Greyhound
Duration: 26 h 30 min
Greyhound Station - Downtown Greyhound Station
03:05 - 05:35
668.65 RM
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Greyhound
Duration: 30 h 25 min
Greyhound Station - Downtown Greyhound Station
14:30 - 20:55
676.84 RM
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Greyhound
Duration: 34 h
Greyhound Station - Downtown Greyhound Station
07:30 - 17:30
689.16 RM

How long does it take to get from Austin, TX to Chicago, IL by bus?

The distance between Austin, TX and Chicago, IL is around 1,573 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 30 h 1 min. However, the fastest routes between Austin, TX and Chicago, IL take 24 h 5 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do departures from Austin, TX to Chicago, IL leave?

The first departure of the night from Austin, TX to Chicago, IL leaves at 03:15, while the last journey sets out at 14:30. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Austin, TX 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 journeys from Austin, TX to Chicago, IL take place each day?

On average, there are 4 daily departures from Austin, TX to Chicago, IL. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 14 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Greyhound and Turimex, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 4 departures from Austin, TX which travel directly to Chicago, IL. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.

Stations of departure

Greyhound Station
Airport Blvd

Destination stations

95th & Dan Ryan CTA
Downtown Greyhound Station
Turimex California Ave
Cumberland CTA
Union Station
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