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No, typically there are not any stops along the way if you are taking a bus from Chicago to Toledo. All three of the bus routes that are offered daily are direct buses that will take just over 5 hours but you will not need to worry about a bus change along the way. This makes buses to Toledo from Chicago quick, easy, and convenient for passengers.
Before you board your bus to Toledo from Chicago, you must have a hard copy of your bus ticket printed out. Digital or mobile copies of bus tickets from Chicago to Toledo will unfortunately not be accepted for this particular journey. Make sure you have your printed bus ticket in hand along with your valid identification document ready to be checked by the route operator in order to board your bus. You can print your ticket directly after buying it online, from the email confirmation you will receive after your online purchase, or lastly you can pick up your ticket at will call at the bus station in Chicago before your scheduled departure time.
All Chicago to Toledo buses will depart and arrive from the same stations. In Chicago, your bus will depart from the Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station. The address of this station is 630 W Harrison Street. If you are taking public transport to the bus station, you can reach it via city bus 29, the Chicago “L” Red Line, or the bus station is just 4 blocks from Chicago’s Union Train Station downtown. If you are coming by car to the bus station, you will find paid parking garages nearby. When you arrive in Toledo, the destination address is at MLK Plaza, 415 Emerald Avenue. The bus station is connected to the downtown area via bus lines 002, 005, 31, 32, and 34. You will also find that ride-share apps work in Toledo or you can call a taxi. All buses from Chicago to Toledo will terminate at this bus station.
Yes, the bus ride to Toledo from Chicago is quite scenic. You will depart from downtown Chicago and follow the road along Lake Michigan for a while, so you can enjoy the view of the city skyline across the lake and the serene landscape at the beginning of your journey before entering the state of Indiana. You will then hug the southern border of the state of Michigan as you travel east towards Toledo, Ohio. When you get closer to Toledo, you will also be able to enjoy the view of Lake Erie along with the scenic downtown area as you approach your final destination before disembarking from your bus.
There are three buses daily that operate the route from Chicago, Illinois, to Toledo, Ohio. All the buses are direct and take about 5.5h to complete the journey. You will find that all the bus departures are early in the morning, with the first one leaving at about 7:30 a.m. and the last one leaving at 7:40 a.m. These buses to Toledo from Chicago will arrive at their final destinations at about 1:50 p.m. and 2:00 p.m., respectively. These departure and arrival times are typically the same for every day of the week, including weekends, making it easy to remember.
6h 00m is the fastest available option for travel to Toledo Express from Chicago by bus. For this route, you may experience slight differences in travel time depending on the bus you book. Look for nonstop options when searching if possible.
Chicago and Toledo Express are 210.2 mi apart from one another. The actual distance traveled by bus depends on the route taken - roadwork or traffic often impact this and longer routes can change often. 6h 00m by bus is normal for this route.