Chicago to Louisville, KY bus

Cheap bus tickets from Chicago to Louisville, KY

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146

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Chicago to Louisville, KY is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Palmland Bus Lines
08:05AMChicago Il7h55 04:00PMLouisville, Ky
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Palmland Bus Lines
12:05PMChicago Il6h40 06:45PMLouisville, Ky
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Palmland Bus Lines
11:05PMChicago Il6h30 05:35AMLouisville, Ky
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Amtrak Thruway
09:45AMChicago Union Station9h00 06:45PMLouisville, Ky
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581One-way
Amtrak Thruway
09:30PMChicago Union Station8h05 05:35AMLouisville, Ky
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581One-way

Bus schedule from Chicago to Louisville, KY

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Hoosier Ride
07:00AMChicago, Il9h00 04:00PMLouisville, Ky
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Palmland Bus Lines
08:05AMChicago Il7h55 04:00PMLouisville, Ky
1 transfer
Amtrak Thruway
09:45AMChicago Union Station9h00 06:45PMLouisville, Ky
0 transfers
Palmland Bus Lines
12:05PMChicago Il6h40 06:45PMLouisville, Ky
1 transfer
Amtrak Thruway
09:30PMChicago Union Station8h05 05:35AMLouisville, Ky
0 transfers
Palmland Bus Lines
11:05PMChicago Il6h30 05:35AMLouisville, Ky
1 transfer

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Bus times from Chicago to Louisville, KY

Showing times and prices for Feb 02

Fastest Journey

6 h 30 m

Average

7 h 51 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

431 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Chicago for Louisville, KY every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Palmland Bus Lines
11:05PMChicago Il6h30 05:35AMLouisville, Ky
1 transfer
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Palmland Bus Lines
12:05PMChicago Il6h40 06:45PMLouisville, Ky
1 transfer
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Palmland Bus Lines
08:05AMChicago Il7h55 04:00PMLouisville, Ky
1 transfer
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Amtrak Thruway
09:30PMChicago Union Station8h05 05:35AMLouisville, Ky
0 transfers
581One-way
Hoosier Ride
07:00AMChicago, Il9h00 04:00PMLouisville, Ky
0 transfers
3221One-way

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Overview: Bus from Chicago to Louisville, KY

distanceDistance267 miles (430 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$77 (€67)
frequencyBus frequency5 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersGreyhound or Amtrak

Buses from Chicago to Louisville, KY cover the 267 miles (430 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 5 min with our travel partners like Greyhound or Amtrak. Normally, there are 5 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $77 (€67), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $76 (€66).

Bus providers: Greyhound and Amtrak from Chicago to Louisville, KY

Travel from Chicago to Louisville, KY from $76 (€66) with Omio’s bus partners Greyhound and Amtrak! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

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Looking for buses between Chicago and Louisville, KY? Greyhound is one of the best companies to travel with on the 267 miles (430 km) journey between Chicago and Louisville, KY. As an official travel partner of Greyhound, Omio quickly shows you the latest Greyhound bus schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Chicago to Louisville, KY routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Greyhound bus tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for buses from Chicago to Louisville, KY, you can quickly see if the Greyhound ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a bus. Once you’re ready, book your Chicago - Louisville, KY bus now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Greyhound!

    Amtrak is the main bus company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak buses running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by bus across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next bus journey from Chicago to Louisville, KY.

    Bus information from Chicago to Louisville, KY with Amtrak:

    • Average Duration: 8 h 32 min
    • Amtrak frequency: 2 a day

    Travel Tips: Bus to Louisville, KY from Chicago

    Travel Tips: Take the bus to Louisville, KY easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chicago to Louisville, KY.
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    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus from Chicago to Louisville, KY for the next 7 days starting from $76 (€66)  one way.
    The Chicago to Louisville, KY bus ticket price is on average $77 (€67)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Louisville, KY from Chicago by bus to be approximately 267 miles (430 km).
    On average the Chicago to Louisville, KY bus time is 7 h 5 min  covering the 267 miles (430 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    When taking a bus from Chicago to Louisville, KY, you can count on Greyhound or Amtrak for the best way to get you to Louisville, KY. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service from Chicago to Louisville, KY and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
    On average, there are 5 buses a day from Chicago to Louisville, KY. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest bus departing from Chicago to Louisville, KY leaves at 7: 00 AM. The last bus departing from Chicago to Louisville, KY leaves at 11: 05 PM. You can find the latest Chicago to Louisville, KY bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    The price of a one way bus ticket from Chicago to Louisville, KY is on average $77 (€67) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this route. In general, you can find bus tickets from Chicago to Louisville, KY available a few months in advance.

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