Duration 6h 52m
Distance 217.9 miles
Average price $42
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Illinois and Lansing takes 6h 52m and the fastest bus takes 5h 44m. The bus service runs several times per day from Illinois to Lansing. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Chicago, IL
  2. Lansing
6h 45m
$32 - $52

Illinois to Lansing bus times

Buses run three times a day between Chicago and Lansing. The service departs Chicago at 16:05 in the afternoon, which arrives into Lansing at 00:20. All services require a transfer at Harrison & Jefferson and take an average of 6h 52m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Illinois to Lansing? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct bus from Illinois to Lansing. However, there are services departing from Loomis & Cermak and arriving at Lansing via Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 45m.

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The distance between Illinois and Lansing is 314 miles. The road distance is 217.9 miles.

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Illinois to Lansing bus services, operated by Indian Trails, depart from Chicago, IL station.

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Illinois to Lansing bus services, operated by Indian Trails, arrive at Lansing station.

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Lansing is 1h ahead of Illinois. It is currently 6:05 PM in Illinois and 7:05 PM in Lansing.

There are 45+ hotels available in Lansing. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Illinois and Lansing?

Indian Trails operates a bus from Chicago to Lansing 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 5h 30m.
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$2 - $5

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