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Cheap buses leaving today
One passenger / one way

2:10 PM9:25 PM
$35
Ohio StateDowntown Greyhound Station
2:10 PM
Ohio State
9:25 PM
Downtown Greyhound Station
Barons Bus
$35
3:30 AM10:25 AM
$43
Greyhound StationDowntown Greyhound Station
3:30 AM
Greyhound Station
10:25 AM
Downtown Greyhound Station
Hoosier Ride
$43
4:40 AM3:15 PM
$49
Greyhound StationAmtrak
4:40 AM
Greyhound Station
3:15 PM
Amtrak
Greyhound
$49
11:45 AM7:30 PM
$48
Greyhound StationDowntown Greyhound Station
11:45 AM
Greyhound Station
7:30 PM
Downtown Greyhound Station
Hoosier Ride
$48
7:25 AM2:55 PM
$50
Greyhound StationDowntown Greyhound Station
7:25 AM
Greyhound Station
2:55 PM
Downtown Greyhound Station
Barons Bus
$50
2:10 PM9:25 PM
$35
Ohio StateDowntown Greyhound Station
2:10 PM
Ohio State
9:25 PM
Downtown Greyhound Station
Barons Bus
$35

Cheap buses leaving tomorrow
One passenger / one way

2:10 PM9:25 PM
$35
Ohio StateDowntown Greyhound Station
2:10 PM
Ohio State
9:25 PM
Downtown Greyhound Station
Barons Bus
$35
6:05 PM6:05 AM
$39
Greyhound StationAmtrak
6:05 PM
Greyhound Station
6:05 AM
Amtrak
Greyhound
$39
11:45 AM7:30 PM
$42
Greyhound StationDowntown Greyhound Station
11:45 AM
Greyhound Station
7:30 PM
Downtown Greyhound Station
Hoosier Ride
$42
4:40 AM3:15 PM
$39
Greyhound StationAmtrak
4:40 AM
Greyhound Station
3:15 PM
Amtrak
Greyhound
$39
3:30 AM10:25 AM
$44
Greyhound StationDowntown Greyhound Station
3:30 AM
Greyhound Station
10:25 AM
Downtown Greyhound Station
Hoosier Ride
$44
2:10 PM9:25 PM
$35
Ohio StateDowntown Greyhound Station
2:10 PM
Ohio State
9:25 PM
Downtown Greyhound Station
Barons Bus
$35

Cheap buses leaving Tuesday
One passenger / one way

7:55 AM5:45 PM
$34
Greyhound StationAmtrak
7:55 AM
Greyhound Station
5:45 PM
Amtrak
Greyhound
$34
2:10 PM9:25 PM
$35
Ohio StateDowntown Greyhound Station
2:10 PM
Ohio State
9:25 PM
Downtown Greyhound Station
Barons Bus
$35
3:30 AM10:25 AM
$38
Greyhound StationDowntown Greyhound Station
3:30 AM
Greyhound Station
10:25 AM
Downtown Greyhound Station
Hoosier Ride
$38
4:40 AM3:15 PM
$34
Greyhound StationAmtrak
4:40 AM
Greyhound Station
3:15 PM
Amtrak
Greyhound
$34
11:45 AM7:30 PM
$41
Greyhound StationDowntown Greyhound Station
11:45 AM
Greyhound Station
7:30 PM
Downtown Greyhound Station
Hoosier Ride
$41
7:55 AM5:45 PM
$34
Greyhound StationAmtrak
7:55 AM
Greyhound Station
5:45 PM
Amtrak
Greyhound
$34

Cheap buses leaving Wednesday
One passenger / one way

4:40 AM3:15 PM
$33
Greyhound StationAmtrak
4:40 AM
Greyhound Station
3:15 PM
Amtrak
Greyhound
$33
2:10 PM9:25 PM
$35
Ohio StateDowntown Greyhound Station
2:10 PM
Ohio State
9:25 PM
Downtown Greyhound Station
Barons Bus
$35
3:30 AM10:25 AM
$38
Greyhound StationDowntown Greyhound Station
3:30 AM
Greyhound Station
10:25 AM
Downtown Greyhound Station
Hoosier Ride
$38
6:05 PM6:05 AM
$35
Greyhound StationAmtrak
6:05 PM
Greyhound Station
6:05 AM
Amtrak
Greyhound
$35
11:45 AM7:30 PM
$41
Greyhound StationDowntown Greyhound Station
11:45 AM
Greyhound Station
7:30 PM
Downtown Greyhound Station
Hoosier Ride
$41
4:40 AM3:15 PM
$33
Greyhound StationAmtrak
4:40 AM
Greyhound Station
3:15 PM
Amtrak
Greyhound
$33

Cheap buses leaving Thursday
One passenger / one way

4:40 AM3:15 PM
$28
Greyhound StationAmtrak
4:40 AM
Greyhound Station
3:15 PM
Amtrak
Greyhound
$28
2:10 PM9:25 PM
$35
Ohio StateDowntown Greyhound Station
2:10 PM
Ohio State
9:25 PM
Downtown Greyhound Station
Barons Bus
$35
3:30 AM10:25 AM
$41
Greyhound StationDowntown Greyhound Station
3:30 AM
Greyhound Station
10:25 AM
Downtown Greyhound Station
Hoosier Ride
$41
7:55 AM5:45 PM
$31
Greyhound StationAmtrak
7:55 AM
Greyhound Station
5:45 PM
Amtrak
Greyhound
$31
11:45 AM7:30 PM
$44
Greyhound StationDowntown Greyhound Station
11:45 AM
Greyhound Station
7:30 PM
Downtown Greyhound Station
Hoosier Ride
$44
4:40 AM3:15 PM
$28
Greyhound StationAmtrak
4:40 AM
Greyhound Station
3:15 PM
Amtrak
Greyhound
$28

Bus Columbus to Chicago: Trip Overview

22
Daily Buses
3:30 AM - 11:25 PM
Departure Time
$43
Average Price
Average Trip Duration

Trip Reviews for Columbus - Chicago

3.4 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Columbus to Chicago

Ratings and Reviews (25)


Nabbo S.April 13, 2019 | Staff: 5 | 

Bus was late to arrive and parking at no known area for 10 min

Raghu K.February 28, 2019 | Staff: 2 | 

only concern from me is ,pleasevstop bus at better place for food like subway or panda express or chipotle etc not in a remote gas station ..

Brian P.February 14, 2019 | Staff: 5 | 

The bus driver wasnt capable of driving without going in the rumble strips and swerving off the road

Faisal H.January 4, 2019 | Staff: 1 | 

I left columbus to chicago on tima but there was alot of people smoking in the bus also when i reached indiana there was delay on the bus to Chicago for 2hrs and when i reached chicago there was no wifi that i can connect to call an uber

Maya N.October 11, 2018 | 

The bus was 1hr 30mins late

Tulasi Ram B.October 8, 2018 | Timeliness: 5 | Staff: 5 | 

What's the point of saying wifi enabled, if it is not working and T.V completely useless at least should have played some advertisements or some sports.

Francis A.September 19, 2018 | Timeliness: 5 | Staff: 5 | 

Comfortable and timely

Desbele G.July 20, 2018 | Timeliness: 5 | Staff: 5 | 

the driver was an influential person ,he gave information ,for all stps and transit buses,may God bless him ,he is an suthentic driver.

Abigail D.June 30, 2018 | Timeliness: 2 | Staff: 1 | 

I paid for a ticket online, but it had the wrong address to bus stop. I missed my bus. They were supposed to give me a new ticket n replace of the old one. I never received it, station closed and I was forced to by a second ticket for a higher price. Unfair because it wasn't my fault my ticket was wrong.

Thomas W.May 21, 2018 | Timeliness: 2 | Staff: 1 | 

I really enjoyed this experience and will plan another trip in the near future

Austin W.May 14, 2018 | Timeliness: 5 | Staff: 5 | 

Allison was very nice! However the wifi cut out after the first stop and wouldn't reactivate for the duration of my 9 hour ride

Marcus T.March 21, 2018 | Timeliness: 1 | Staff: 1 | 

Garbage ass bus company

Angela B.February 4, 2018 | Timeliness: 5 | 

Overall good transporter. Could use knee room forward, and more electric outlets. Great driving in bad weather.

Luis A A.December 28, 2017 | Timeliness: 4 | Staff: 1 | 

No heater un the buss

Erica L.November 22, 2017 | Timeliness: 2 | Staff: 4 | 

The bus was 15 minutes late showing up and an hour behind schedule after leaving Columbus. Bus driver did an amazing job making up time along to way to only be 20 minutes late to Chicago

Chukwudi O.November 12, 2017 | Timeliness: 5 | Staff: 5 | 

The trip with baron bus was very very exciting. The driver was friendly and accommodating. I will definitely use the bus line in my next trip.

Prakash S.November 12, 2017 | Timeliness: 4 | Staff: 4 | 

Cheap and reliable with fantastic service

Sam W.July 17, 2017 | Timeliness: 4 | 

Bus driver talking on phone while driving and using language not appropriate for children.

Anita A.June 28, 2017 | Timeliness: 5 | Staff: 5 | 

The driver was very professional and offered to help me when I needed help. Great

Channelle R.June 19, 2017 | Timeliness: 5 | Staff: 5 | 

Nice n smooth quick trip. I will recommend to others.

Hawar H.June 23, 2017 | Timeliness: 5 | Staff: 5 | 

The driver was excellent Very nice lady Very safe driver

Amit K.June 7, 2017 | Timeliness: 5 | Staff: 5 | 

was entitled for 2 check-in bags, but staff at greyhound station asked me to pay additional $10 for 2nd bag.

Marisol L.November 11, 2016 | Timeliness: 3 | Staff: 5 | 

I don't know the name of the woman who was driving the bus, but she did a great job given all the setbacks that the road gave (trains, other buses being in the way, ect...). She handled everything well and was overall, a really good driver and I thoroughly appreciated it.

Parag M.September 3, 2016 | Timeliness: 4 | Staff: 3 | 

Seats were not properly maintained, overall it was a good experience. They strict the timings they promise that's a big plus.

Aliya M.August 8, 2016 | Timeliness: 3 | Staff: 3 | 

It was my first time using this operator. It was unpleasant. The driver wasn't friendly and was late to Chicago.

Columbus to Chicago Route Map

Columbus to Chicago Buses

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Bus Companies

Bus service from Columbus to Chicago are provided by Hoosier Ride, Greyhound and Barons Bus.

Stations & Stops

Buses leaving from Columbus to Chicago will depart from Greyhound Station, Ohio State, CMH Airport or Columbus, OH.

A bus ride to Chicago will drop you off at Downtown Greyhound Station, 95th & Dan Ryan CTA, Turimex California Ave, Amtrak, Cumberland CTA, Tornado Bus S Kedzie Ave, O'Hare Airport, O'Hare Airport or Polk St & Canal St.

Daily Buses22
Departure Time3:30 AM - 11:25 PM
Average Price
$43
Average Trip Duration
Bus Companies on This RouteMiller Transportation / Hoosier Ride, Greyhound US, Barons Bus

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Bus Travel Tips

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Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Columbus to Chicago.

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Did you know?

The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

9.2% of ground transportation in Europe is done by bus versus 7.4% by train.

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