Duration 16h 30m
Distance 763.6 miles
Average price $120
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The bus between Philadelphia and Chicago takes 16h 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.


  1. Philadelphia
  2. New York
  3. Chicago

Philadelphia to Chicago bus times

Buses run three times a week between Philadelphia and Chicago. The service departs Philadelphia at 19:00 in the evening, which arrives into Chicago at 10:30. All services require a transfer at New York and take an average of 16h 30m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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 763.6 miles.

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Philadelphia to Chicago bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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Philadelphia to Chicago bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Chicago Amtrak, Il station.

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Chicago is 1h behind Philadelphia. It is currently 11:18 AM in Philadelphia and 10:18 AM in Chicago.

There are 1094+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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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
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25

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