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Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA by bus

The journey from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA by bus is 1,070.59 km and takes 24 hrs 7 mins. There are 25 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:00 am and the last at 11:00 pm. It is possible to travel from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA by bus for as little as RM 339.75 or as much as RM 422.63. The best price for this journey is RM 339.75.

Lowest PriceRM 339.75
Journey Duration24 hrs 7 mins
Connection per Day25
Lowest PriceRM 339.75
Highest PriceRM 422.63
First Departure2:00 am
Last Departure11:00 pm
Distance1,070.59 km
DepartureChicago, IL
ArrivalPhiladelphia, PA
CarriersGreyhound, FlixBus

Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA Bus Times

Departure date
Monday, 15 Jul 2024

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Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA?

The prices for bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA 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 Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA will cost RM 339.75. The average bus ticket price is approximately RM 362.19. 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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On average, a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA will cost you RM 362.19. 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 will it take me to travel from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA by bus?

Traveling from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA by bus will usually take 24 hrs 7 mins. This journey covers a distance of 1,070.59 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 24 hrs 7 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 Philadelphia, PA runs for about 1,070.59 km and usually takes approximately 24 hrs 7 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 19 hrs 20 mins. If you are trying to get from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA 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.

How many daily journeys are there from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA?

On average, there are 25 daily departures from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA. 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 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , 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 0 departures from Chicago, IL which travel directly to Philadelphia, PA. There are 25 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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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 Philadelphia, PA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA, 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 Philadelphia, PA.

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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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA

The cheapest Chicago, IL - Philadelphia, PA bus tickets can be found for as low as RM 325.11 if you’re lucky, or RM 525.69 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as RM 749.61.

Find the best day to travel to Philadelphia, PA by bus

When travelling to Philadelphia, PA 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 Philadelphia, PA
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Facilities Greyhound FlixBus
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Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
74.94kg
Bus
80.29kg
Flight
214.12kg
Car
171.29kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA?
A bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA is RM 362.19. 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 339.75.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA is RM 339.75. 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 Philadelphia, PA by bus?
Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA is 1,070.59 km.
How long does the bus between Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA take?
Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA is on average 24 hrs 7 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 19 hrs 20 mins.
Which companies operate from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA 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 Philadelphia, PA?
Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA has 25 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA leave?
The earliest bus from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA departs at 2:00 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 Philadelphia, PA depart?
The latest bus from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA departs at 11:00 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 Philadelphia, PA 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 339.75 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.
What's the fastest journey time between Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA is 19 hrs 20 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA by bus?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA creates 80.29kg of CO2 emissions.