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Duration 19h 47m
Distance 700 miles
Average price $110
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Washington and Chicago takes 19h 47m and the fastest bus takes 18h 50m. The bus service runs several times per day from Washington 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. Washington, Dc
  2. Chicago
18h 50m
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$80 - $110

Washington to Chicago bus times

Buses run twice daily between Washington and Chicago. The earliest departure is at 00:01 in the morning, and the last departure from Washington is at 16:40 which arrives into Chicago at 10:30. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 19h 47m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Chicago, Il. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18h 50m.

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The distance between Washington and Chicago is 597 miles. The road distance is 700 miles.

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Washington to Chicago bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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

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Chicago is 1h behind Washington. It is currently 6:37 PM in Washington and 5:37 PM in Chicago.

There are 609+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Washington and Chicago?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il twice daily. Tickets cost $80 - $110 and the journey takes 18h 50m.
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170

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