Bus Forest Lake MN - Chicago IL

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Travel information

Bus Ticket Price: $80
Avg. Bus Duration: 23h 5m
Bus Companies: Greyhound, Jefferson Lines
Daily buses: 4
Buses depart from: Forest Lake
Bus arrives in: Chicago

Information about the bus from Forest Lake to Chicago.

The travel length between Forest Lake and Chicago takes by bus around 23 hours and 5 minutes, and the approximate price for a bus ticket between Forest Lake and Chicago is $80.

Please note that this information about the bus from Forest Lake to Chicago is approximate. GoTicketio struggles to keep its database with updated information, but for accuracy of schedules, number of stops, travel time and price of bus tickets from Forest Lake to Chicago, you have to ask directly to the bus company you want to travel from Forest Lake to Chicago. The information GoTicketio provides its costumers about the bus from Forest Lake to Chicago is not official.


According to our database, the best route to go from Forest Lake to Chicago is through Madison. Take a look at the route we propose for this trip. We show you all available schedules for each bus trip.

Forest Lake

Tickets and schedules

Step 1

Holiday Stationstores

UW Memorial Union

19h 30m


Jefferson Lines

Holiday Stationstores

Dutch Mill Park & Ride

19h 40m


Jefferson Lines

Step 2

Dutch Mill Park & Ride

95th & Dan Ryan CTA

4h 55m



Dutch Mill Park & Ride

Cumberland CTA

12h 45m



Dutch Mill Park & Ride


3h 35m



Dutch Mill Park & Ride

Downtown Greyhound Station

3h 50m



Frequently asked questions

How can I get cheap bus tickets to go from Forest Lake to Chicago?

If you want to get cheap bus tickets from Forest Lake to Chicago we recommend that you book in advance as the best Greyhound, Jefferson Lines tickets sell out fast.The cheapest ticket is usually $80 and the most expensive one to go to Chicago is approximately $91. .

What time is the first bus from Forest Lake?

The first bus leaves at 14:45 from Forest Lake and costs $66 while the last one arriving at Chicago costs $22 and it is at 22:00.

What companies can help me on my trip?

The companies that can help you are: Greyhound, Jefferson Lines.

How can I get ticket refund on Greyhound, Jefferson Lines?

Each company has its rules and depending on the ticket, price, and offer different refund policies apply. We recommend that you contact the company where you bought the ticket to get a solution.

Why do I see more than one step on the route Forest Lake - Chicago?

In Goticket we try to give a solution for every trip the user asks. Sometimes is not possible but we do our best to group different direct routes to in order to create a multi-step journey that satisfies the user. This is the route we recommend::
1.- Forest Lake -> Madison
2.- Madison -> Chicago

How far is Forest Lake from Chicago?

The approximate distance between the two places is 665 km. With the route we propose, it will take approximately 23h 5m.

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