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Chicago, IL to Houston, TX by bus

The journey from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX by bus is 1,513.4 km and takes 33 hrs 38 mins. There are 29 connections per day, with the first departure at 9:00 am and the last at 10:50 pm. It is possible to travel from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX by bus for as little as RM 704.13 or as much as RM 866.80. The best price for this journey is RM 704.13.

Lowest PriceRM 704.13
Journey Duration33 hrs 38 mins
Connection per Day29
Lowest PriceRM 704.13
Highest PriceRM 866.80
First Departure9:00 am
Last Departure10:50 pm
Distance1,513.4 km
DepartureChicago, IL
ArrivalHouston, TX
CarriersGreyhound, FlixBus

Chicago, IL to Houston, TX Bus Times

Departure date
Saturday, 24 Feb 2024

Your journey from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX with Virail

Planning to travel from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX?

On average, a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX will cost you RM 773.20. 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 RM 704.13. 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.
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On average, a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX will cost you RM 773.20. 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.

How long is the journey from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX by bus?

Traveling from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX by bus will usually take 33 hrs 38 mins. This journey covers a distance of 1,513.4 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 33 hrs 38 mins is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey between Chicago, IL and Houston, TX runs for about 1,513.4 km and usually takes approximately 33 hrs 38 mins. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 24 hrs 5 mins. If you are trying to get from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the departures from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX?

The first daily departure from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX leaves at 9:00 am, while the last journey of the day sets out at 10:50 pm. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Chicago, IL and Houston, TX. 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. The first journey of the night departs from Chicago, IL at 9:00 am. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 10:50 pm. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Chicago, IL and Houston, TX. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

How many daily journeys are there from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX?

The route from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Chicago, IL 29 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 29 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Houston, TX by bus

When travelling to Houston, TX by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

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Greyhound is a bus company that provides intercity transportation services across North America. Founded in 1914, it is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in the United States and Canada, serving over 3,800 destinations. Greyhound operates on popular routes such as New York to Boston, Los Angeles to Las Vegas, and Boston to New York.

Services on board Greyhound and FlixBus from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX
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Chicago, IL to Houston, TX CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
105.94kg
Bus
113.5kg
Flight
302.68kg
Car
242.14kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX?
A bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX is RM 773.20. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as RM 704.13.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX is RM 704.13. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Chicago, IL and Houston, TX by bus?
Chicago, IL to Houston, TX is 1,513.4 km.
How long does the bus between Chicago, IL and Houston, TX take?
Chicago, IL to Houston, TX is on average 33 hrs 38 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 24 hrs 5 mins.
Which companies operate from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Greyhound and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX?
Chicago, IL to Houston, TX has 29 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX leave?
The earliest bus from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX departs at 9:00 am. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX depart?
The latest bus from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX departs at 10:50 pm. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is RM 704.13 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Chicago, IL to go to Houston, TX. You can go from Chicago/Rockford International Airport, O'Hare International Airport, Union Station and Chicago Midway International Airport and you can arrive at William P. Hobby Airport, Houston Xpress Delivery and Houston Gray St Parking (Bus Station).
What's the fastest journey time between Chicago, IL to Houston, TX by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Chicago, IL and Houston, TX is 24 hrs 5 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Chicago, IL and Houston, TX.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chicago, IL to Houston, TX by bus?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX creates 113.5kg of CO2 emissions.