The cheapest busesfrom Des Moines to Chicago

Showing times and prices for Sat, Jun 12





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 Des Moines to Chicago will cost around $41 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $39.

Journey Summary

Journey Summary

Des Moines to Chicago bus information

timelapseAvg. bus duration8h 32m
attach_moneyBus ticket price$39
place Bus depart fromDes Moines
pin_drop Bus arrive inChicago
directions_transit Bus companiesBurlington Trailways, Windstar, Greyhound

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Bus from Des Moines to Chicago

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  • how to get cheap bus tickets from des moines to chicago?

  • There is a total of 3 bus companies operating this trip. Burlington Trailways, Windstar, Greyhound offer a total of 7 bus schedules from Des Moines to Chicago. Keep in mind that this 3 road operator(s) have different ticket prices and service offers shown on the bus timetable. Windstar tickets are available for $39. It is the lower trip price you can get on Sat, Jun 12. Compare all bus fare prices that vary according to comfort, ticket promotions, and availability. Take time and check customers 5637 reviews for Burlington Trailways, Windstar, 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 much is bus ticket from des moines to chicago?

  • Burlington Trailways, Windstar, Greyhound tickets to Chicago costs between $39 and USD 42.00 each seat As mentioned before, you will find on Windstar to Chicago low-cost tickets for only $39. This bus leaves at 14:45 from Des Moines bus station or stop at DES MOINES, Eastbound side of Cherry Street, between 7th and 8th Streets, DES MOINES - 1501 2ND AVE NORTH. On the contrary, the bus leaving at 08:30 have the most expensive ticket to Chicago for about USD 42.00.
  • how to get to chicago from des moines?

  • On average you find 7 daily schedules to Chicago from Des Moines. Usually, there are 49 bus departures every week on this route. Burlington Trailways bus lines operate the largest daily fleet to Chicago. It is an average of 5 bus schedules per day and 150 trips every month. On peak seasons bus companies may increase the number of available vehicles.
  • where are des moines and chicago bus stations?

  • For this trip to Chicago, you can get on board at DES MOINES, Eastbound side of Cherry Street, between 7th and 8th Streets, DES MOINES - 1501 2ND AVE NORTH. Moreover, get off the bus at CHICAGO, Megabus stop on W Polk St. between S Clinton St and S Canal St, CHICAGO AMTRAK (E) - 225 S CANAL ST.
  • when is the first and last bus to chicago?

  • The first bus time to Chicago is at 08:30. The bus timetable may vary during weekdays. The last departure time from Des Moines is at 23:10.
  • how far apart is chicago from des moines?

  • The bus traveling length from Des Moines to Chicago is around 8h 32m. Windstar schedules advertise it has the fastest transportation from Des Moines. Selecting this company, you probably arrive in about 6h 15m in Chicago.
  • 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 Burlington Trailways, Windstar, Greyhound website. Alternatively, you can book by phone or directly at the counter.
    • Burlington Trailways phone number: 800 992 4618
    • Windstar phone number: (888) 494-6378
    • Greyhound phone number: 800 231 2222
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  • how to get ticket refund on burlington trailways, windstar, greyhound?

  • Note that companies have different policies regarding fare types and changes. Find more information on bus company page.
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  • BusBuster has all information for you discover the best and cheapest bus ticket. Explore all available tools and 5637 user reviews to best choose between Burlington Trailways, Windstar, Greyhound. BusBuster does not sell tickets. If you want to purchase bus tickets online, this site will redirect you to the official Burlington Trailways, Windstar, Greyhound website. Reserve your bus seat to Chicago in advance and have a nice trip.

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