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Duration 18h 30m
Distance 762.6 miles
Average price $120
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The bus between Philadelphia and Chicago takes 18h 30m. The bus runs, on average, 3 times per week from Philadelphia to Chicago. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus

  1. Philadelphia
  2. New York
  3. Chicago
17h
$102 - $132

Philadelphia to Chicago bus times

Buses run three times a week between Philadelphia and Chicago. The service departs Philadelphia at 17:00 in the afternoon, which arrives into Chicago at 10:30. All services require a transfer at New York and take an average of 18h 30m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia and arriving at Chicago, IL via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Chicago is 667 miles. The road distance is 762.6 miles.

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Philadelphia to Chicago bus services, operated by Focus, depart from Philadelphia station.

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Philadelphia to Chicago bus services, operated by D&W Bus, arrive at Chicago, IL station.

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Chicago is 1h behind Philadelphia. It is currently 6:26 PM in Philadelphia and 5:26 PM in Chicago.

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What companies run services between Philadelphia and Chicago?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Chicago via New York in around 17h.
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia to Baltimore Downtown
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Baltimore Downtown to Chicago
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170

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