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Bus tickets from Louisville to Chicago

Search bus times and book a cheap bus from Louisville to Chicago on Bus, Greyhound and more.

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Louisville (SDF)
Chicago (CHI)
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The price shown for each trip will be the average for all passengers, including any infants.
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General information for Louisville to Chicago Buses

Find information about ticket prices, travel times, and bus lines that offer transportation to Chicago from Louisville.
Round-trip from$41Bus tickets from Louisville to Chicago found within the last 3 days start at $41 round-trip
One-way from$26The cheapest one-way bus ticket starts at $26. This price was found within the last 3 days.
Avg travel time8h 18mThe average bus ride from Louisville to Chicago is 8h 18m
Popular bus lineBusBus, Greyhound and Amtrak service this route

Book bus tickets from Louisville to Chicago return-trip

See below for some of the return-trip bus deals we’ve recently found. Offers below are sorted by quickest and cheapest available from Louisville to Chicago from Bus, Greyhound, and Amtrak.
Greyhound
Sep 17
5:45 amLouisville
6h 20m
12:05 pmChicago Downtown Greyhound Station
Sep 20
6:20 pmChicago Downtown Greyhound Station
6h 15m
12:35 amLouisville
Greyhound
Aug 22
11:10 amLouisville
6h 45m
5:55 pmChicago Downtown Greyhound Station
Sep 6
6:20 pmChicago Downtown Greyhound Station
6h 15m
12:35 amLouisville
Greyhound
Oct 2
11:10 amLouisville
6h 45m
5:55 pmChicago Downtown Greyhound Station
Oct 2
6:20 pmChicago Downtown Greyhound Station
6h 15m
12:35 amLouisville
Greyhound
Sep 17
12:10 amLouisville
6h 50m
7:00 amChicago Downtown Greyhound Station
Sep 19
6:30 amChicago Downtown Greyhound Station
6h 50m
1:20 pmLouisville
Greyhound
Sep 5
4:00 amLouisville
7h 00m
11:00 amChicago Downtown Greyhound Station
Sep 6
2:15 amChicago Downtown Greyhound Station
7h 05m
9:20 amLouisville
Amtrak
Jul 30
12:10 amLouisville
7h 25m
7:35 amChicago Union
Aug 1
5:30 pmChicago Union
7h 05m
12:35 amLouisville

Book bus tickets from Louisville to Chicago one-way

See below for some of the one-way bus deals we’ve recently found. Offers below are sorted by quickest and cheapest available from Louisville to Chicago from Bus, Greyhound, and Amtrak.
Greyhound
Oct 9
5:45 amLouisville
6h 20m
12:05 pmChicago Downtown Greyhound Station
Greyhound
Aug 6
5:45 amLouisville
6h 20m
12:05 pmChicago Downtown Greyhound Station
Greyhound
Dec 4
10:10 amLouisville
6h 45m
4:55 pmChicago Downtown Greyhound Station

FAQs for booking bus tickets from Louisville to Chicago

  • How long is the bus ride from Louisville to Chicago?

    The fastest journey time from Louisville to Chicago is 8h 05m. 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. Greyhound is one of the fastest options available.

  • Which bus companies operate between Louisville to Chicago?

    There are many buses traveling between Louisville and Chicago. Bus, Greyhound, and Amtrak are some of the available options. The cheapest option is offered by Bus, with prices starting at $41 round-trip.

  • Is a bus the fastest way to get from Louisville to Chicago?

    Based on just travel duration our users have found a flight from Louisville to Chicago to be the fastest option to their destination at just 1h 28m. If travel time is less of a concern you may want to look into booking some alternative forms of transportation like a train from Louisville to Chicago or a bus from Louisville to Chicago.

  • Is a bus the cheapest way to get from Louisville to Chicago?

    A bus from Louisville to Chicago from $41 can save you up to 74% on the cost of your trip compared to booking a flight from Louisville to Chicago or a train from Louisville to Chicago.

  • How far is Louisville Standiford Field to Chicago by bus?

    A bus from Louisville Standiford Field to Chicago will travel much more than the 269.2 mi distance between them. The actual distance depends on the route taken, which can change based on traffic, tolls and closures. In terms of time, 8h 05m by bus is reasonable for normal traffic levels.


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