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Chicago, IL to Washington, DC by bus

The journey from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC by bus is 957.55 km and takes 23 hrs 32 mins. There are 17 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 Washington, DC by bus for as little as RM 269.00 or as much as RM 621.48. The best price for this journey is RM 269.00.

Lowest PriceRM 269.00
Journey Duration23 hrs 32 mins
Connection per Day17
Lowest PriceRM 269.00
Highest PriceRM 621.48
First Departure2:00 am
Last Departure11:00 pm
Distance957.55 km
DepartureChicago, IL
ArrivalWashington, DC
CarriersGreyhound, FlixBus Inc.More

Chicago, IL to Washington, DC Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, 21 Apr 2024

Your journey from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

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

When you're traveling from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC, you can expect to pay an average of approximately RM 386.23. You might be able to find prices as low as RM 269.00, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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On average, you can expect to spend around RM 386.23 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC.

How long does it take to get from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC by bus?

The average journey time is 23 hrs 32 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 957.55 km from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC to take longer than 23 hrs 32 mins. In order to get from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Chicago, IL and Washington, DC will complete the journey in 18 hrs 40 mins.On average, it will take you about 23 hrs 32 mins to travel the 957.55 km between Chicago, IL and Washington, DC.

How many journeys from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC take place each day?

On average, there are 17 daily departures from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC. 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 4 departures from Chicago, IL which travel directly to Washington, DC. There are 13 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC. 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 Washington, DC
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 Washington, DC.

Book in advance and save

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

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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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around RM 4.56 to RM 515.24 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 99% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC

The cheapest Chicago, IL - Washington, DC bus tickets can be found for as low as RM 339.07 if you’re lucky, or RM 387.65 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as RM 446.81.

Find the best day to travel to Washington, DC by bus

When travelling to Washington, DC 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 Washington, DC
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Chicago, IL to Washington, DC CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
67.03kg
Bus
71.82kg
Flight
191.51kg
Car
153.21kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC?
A bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC is RM 386.23. 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 269.00.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC is RM 269.00. 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 Washington, DC by bus?
Chicago, IL to Washington, DC is 957.55 km.
How long does the bus between Chicago, IL and Washington, DC take?
Chicago, IL to Washington, DC is on average 23 hrs 32 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 18 hrs 40 mins.
Which companies operate from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Greyhound, FlixBus Inc., Greyhound Lines, Inc. and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC?
Chicago, IL to Washington, DC has 17 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC leave?
The earliest bus from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC 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 Washington, DC depart?
The latest bus from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC 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 Washington, DC 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 269.00 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.
How many direct connections depart from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from Chicago, IL to go to Washington, DC.
What's the fastest journey time between Chicago, IL to Washington, DC by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Chicago, IL and Washington, DC is 18 hrs 40 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Chicago, IL and Washington, DC.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chicago, IL to Washington, DC by bus?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC creates 71.82kg of CO2 emissions.