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Bus Chicago, IL to Washington, DC: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much does it cost to get from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC by bus?

Prices will vary when you travel from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC. On average, though, you'll pay about 647.61 RM for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as 216.08 RM, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

Chicago, IL to Washington, DC by bus

Best price 335.60 RM
Journey duration 24 h 36 min
Connections per day 4
First departure 09:50
Last departure 15:00
Distance 956 km
Departure Chicago, IL
Arrival Washington, DC
Carriers Greyhound

Ticket price Chicago, IL - Washington, DC every day

In 2 days
In 3 days
In 4 days
882.35 RM
In 5 days
In 6 days
739.48 RM

Route Summary by Bus

Minimum price
216.08 RM
Maximum price
1,138.58 RM

Chicago, IL - Washington, DC


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By Train

671 RM

Wednesday, October 5th 2022
Chicago, IL - Union Station - Washington, DC - Union Station
18:40 - 13:05
17h 25min
CO2: 2.74kg
By Flight

862 RM

Wednesday, October 5th 2022
United Airlines-logo
O'Hare Intl - Dulles Intl
06:00 - 21:20
United Airlines
14h 20min
1 changes
CO2: 176.94kg

How much time will it take to go from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC by bus?

The journey between Chicago, IL and Washington, DC runs for about 957 km and usually takes approximately 26 h 1 min. 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 17 h 10 min. If you are trying to get from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC 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 first and last departures from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Chicago, IL at 07:05, and the last departure will leave at 15:00. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

How many times a day do departures from Chicago, IL leave for Washington, DC?

The route from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC is served by providers including Greyhound. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 21 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Chicago, IL 4 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 3 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 1 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.


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