The cheapest busesfrom Boston to Chicago

Showing times and prices for 2023-10-03





The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Boston to Chicago will cost around $167 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $147.

Journey Summary

Journey Summary

Boston to Chicago bus information

timelapseAvg. bus duration8h 28m
attach_moneyBus ticket price$147
place Bus depart fromBoston
pin_drop Bus arrive inChicago
directions_transit Bus companiesFlixbus, Greyhound

Travel tips

Bus from Boston to Chicago

Travel by bus to Chicago easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Boston to Chicago.
  • How to get to Chicago from Boston?

  • On average you find 16 daily schedules to Chicago from Boston. Usually, there are 112 bus departures every week on this route. Flixbus bus lines operate the largest daily fleet to Chicago. It is an average of 13 bus schedules per day and 390 trips every month. On peak seasons bus companies may increase the number of available vehicles.
  • How to get cheap bus tickets from Boston to Chicago?

  • There is a total of 2 bus companies operating this trip. Flixbus, Greyhound offer a total of 16 bus schedules from Boston to Chicago. Keep in mind that this 2 road operator(s) have different ticket prices and service offers shown on the bus timetable. Flixbus tickets are available for $147. It is the lower trip price you can get on 2023-10-03. Compare all bus fare prices that vary according to comfort, ticket promotions, and availability. Take time and check customers 5605 reviews for Flixbus, Greyhound bus services. Users reviews best describe the real bus trip experience. The company score relates to bus quality, punctuality, cleanliness, and staff behavior. Ratings and reviews are relevant information when searching and comparing bus prices. Bus booking in advance is the best way to find Chicago cheap tickets.
  • How far apart is Chicago from Boston?

  • The bus traveling length from Boston to Chicago is around 8h 28m. Flixbus schedules advertise it has the fastest transportation from Boston. Selecting this company, you probably arrive in about 2h in Chicago.
  • Where are Boston and Chicago bus stations?

  • For this trip to Chicago, you can get on board at Brookline, Cambridge, Boston (South Station). Moreover, get off the bus at Chicago Bus Station, Chicago Train Station.
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  • BusBuster has all information for you discover the best and cheapest bus ticket. Explore all available tools and 5605 user reviews to best choose between Flixbus, Greyhound. BusBuster does not sell tickets. If you want to purchase bus tickets online, this site will redirect you to the official Flixbus, Greyhound website. Reserve your bus seat to Chicago in advance and have a nice trip.
  • How much is bus ticket from Boston to Chicago?

  • Flixbus, Greyhound tickets to Chicago costs between $147 and USD 246.96 each seat As mentioned before, you will find on Flixbus to Chicago low-cost tickets for only $147. This bus leaves at 22:00 from Boston bus station or stop at Brookline, Cambridge, Boston (South Station). On the contrary, the bus leaving at 13:10 have the most expensive ticket to Chicago for about USD 246.96.
  • Which is the best way for bus booking?

  • There are many different secure forms of acquiring a ticket. The more comfortable, secure and faster way is to get your bus ticket online at Flixbus, Greyhound website. Alternatively, you can book by phone or directly at the counter. Flixbus phone number: +49 30 300137300Greyhound phone number: Find out more on search and buy cheap bus tickets in North America.
  • When is the first and last bus to Chicago?

  • The first bus time to Chicago is at 00:55. The bus timetable may vary during weekdays. The last departure time from Boston is at 23:45.
  • How to get ticket refund on Flixbus, Greyhound?

  • Note that companies have different policies regarding fare types and changes. Find more information on bus company page.