The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Louisville, KY to Chicago is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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7 h 5 m
7 h 5 m
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Of the 1 buses that leave Louisville, KY for Chicago every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||267 miles (430 km)|
|Average bus duration||7 h 5 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$74 (€67)|
|Bus frequency||2 a day|
|Bus providers||Greyhound or Amtrak Thruway|
Buses from Louisville, KY to Chicago cover the 267 miles (430 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 5 min with our travel partners like Greyhound or Amtrak Thruway. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $74 (€67), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $72 (€65).
Greyhound and Amtrak buses will get you to Chicago from Louisville, KY from $72 (€65). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.
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 Louisville, KY to Chicago.
Louisville, KY to Chicago bus information with Amtrak:
Enjoy a smooth and easy trip between Louisville, KY and Chicago with Greyhound! As an official travel partner of Greyhound, Omio can help you search current bus schedules and timetables from Greyhound, compare the best routes from Louisville, KY to Chicago as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Greyhound Louisville, KY to Chicago bus ticket available today. If you search for Greyhound tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the bus station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way bus between Louisville, KY and Chicago on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 267 miles (430 km) route from Louisville, KY to Chicago with ease and comfort on a bus with Greyhound.
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