Travel from Chicago to Louisville

Bus or fly from Chicago to Louisville?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago to Louisville 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 5 h 43 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Southwest Airlines flies from Chicago to Louisville 3 times a day.

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How to get from Chicago to Louisville

ModeDurationPrice
From Chicago, IL bus to Louisville, KY.5 h 43 min$51
From Chicago Union Station Amtrak train to Indianapolis, IN then bus to Louisville, KY.8 h 9 min$101
From Chicago Union Station Amtrak train to Indianapolis Amtrak, walk to Indianapolis, IN, then bus to Louisville, KY.8 h 32 min$90
From Chicago, IL line 0358 bus to Hammond, IN then bus to Louisville, KY.10 h$78
From Chicago drive to Louisville.4 h 53 min$35
From Adams/Wabash subway to Chicago Midway airport, fly to Louisville airport, then line 02 bus to Louisville.3 h 32 min$236
From Jackson-Blue subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Louisville airport, then line 02 bus to Louisville.4 h 1 min$217

How long does it take to get from Chicago to Louisville?

The bus from Chicago, IL to Louisville, KY takes 5 h 43 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

Is there a direct bus between Chicago and Louisville?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Louisville, KY. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

Operators from Chicago to Louisville

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Megabus877-462-6342Megabus
Hoosier RideHoosier Ride
Chicago Transit (CTA)Chicago Transit (CTA)
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Transit Authority of River CityTransit Authority of River City
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
United AirlinesUnited Airlines