The cheapest busesfrom Des Moines to Chicago

Showing times and prices for 2022-12-10





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 $42 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $42.

Journey Summary

Journey Summary

Des Moines to Chicago bus information

timelapseAvg. bus duration6h 42m
attach_moneyBus ticket price$42
place Bus depart fromDes Moines
pin_drop Bus arrive inChicago
directions_transit Bus companiesGreyhound

The fastest busesfrom Des Moines to Chicago

Showing times and prices for 2022-12-10


6h 25m


6h 42m

Trips per day




These direct buses cover the 10737km distance in an average of 6h 42m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 6h 25m

Travel tips

Bus from Des Moines 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 Des Moines to Chicago.
  • How to get to Chicago from Des Moines?

  • On average you find 2 daily schedules to Chicago from Des Moines. Usually, there are 14 bus departures every week on this route. Greyhound bus lines operate the largest daily fleet to Chicago. It is an average of 2 bus schedules per day and 60 trips every month. On peak seasons bus companies may increase the number of available vehicles.
  • How to get cheap bus tickets from Des Moines to Chicago?

  • There is a total of 1 bus companies operating this trip. Greyhound offer a total of 2 bus schedules from Des Moines to Chicago. Keep in mind that this 1 road operator(s) have different ticket prices and service offers shown on the bus timetable. Greyhound tickets are available for $42. It is the lower trip price you can get on 2022-12-10. Compare all bus fare prices that vary according to comfort, ticket promotions, and availability. Take time and check customers 5605 reviews for 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 Des Moines?

  • The bus traveling length from Des Moines to Chicago is around 6h 42m. Greyhound schedules advertise it has the fastest transportation from Des Moines. Selecting this company, you probably arrive in about 6h 25m in Chicago.
  • Where are Des Moines and Chicago bus stations?

  • For this trip to Chicago, you can get on board at DES MOINES - 1501 2ND AVE NORTH. Moreover, get off the bus at CHICAGO - 630 W HARRISON ST.
  • BusBuster displayed travel information

  • 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 Greyhound. BusBuster does not sell tickets. If you want to purchase bus tickets online, this site will redirect you to the official Greyhound website. Reserve your bus seat to Chicago in advance and have a nice trip.
  • How much is bus ticket from Des Moines to Chicago?

  • Greyhound tickets to Chicago costs between $42 and USD 42.75 each seat As mentioned before, you will find on Greyhound to Chicago low-cost tickets for only $42. This bus leaves at 08:40 from Des Moines bus station or stop at DES MOINES - 1501 2ND AVE NORTH. On the contrary, the bus leaving at 08:40 have the most expensive ticket to Chicago for about USD 42.75.
  • 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 Greyhound website. Alternatively, you can book by phone or directly at the counter. Greyhound 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 08:40. The bus timetable may vary during weekdays. The last departure time from Des Moines is at 23:10.
  • How to get ticket refund on Greyhound?

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

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