Bus Rental in Chicago by Bus Connection

As one of the most experienced charter bus companies in Chicago with over 15 years behind our name, Bus Connection has been and continues to provide premium and reliable bus rentals in Chicago. Whether you’d like to spend time within the city of Chicago and its suburbs or travel out of town in comfort, renting a bus in Chicago has never been this easy or convenient.

We offer corporate and airport transportation, transportation for sports and concert events, weddings, sports tours, and others, meaning that your Chicago bus rental with us will ensure every passenger enjoys the comfort and style of the journey, irrespective of your final destination.

Offering great on-board amenities, book your next individual or group trip by simply filling in a short online form on our website or giving us a call. Our professional and friendly team is at your side, ready to make planning your next journey as pleasant and hassle-free as possible

Bus Rental Areas Bus Connection Serves

As a premium Chicago charter bus company, we serve 30 locations in Illinois, including Chicago and the surrounding towns. Whether you’d like to visit the Windy City itself and all its amazing sights such as the Magnificent Mile, Navy Pier, or downtown Chicago for its great architecture and delicious food, or you’d like to take a trip a bit further afield, our charter bus rental in Chicago is the answer. Some of the locations we serve, apart from Chicago, include:

  • Evanston
  • Skokie
  • Winnetka
  • Northbrook
  • Glenview
  • Vernon Hills
  • Lake Forest
  • Dearfield
  • Naperville
  • Aurora
  • Boolingbrook
  • Oak Brook
  • Lisle
  • Downers Grove
  • Wheaton
  • Woodridge
  • Burr Ridge
  • Palantine
  • Schaumburg
  • Inverness
  • Barrington
  • Barrington Hills
  • Hoffman Estates
  • Glen Ellyn
  • Elgin
  • Bartlet
  • Geneva

Bus Rental Services in Chicago We Provide

With great on-board amenities, experienced drivers, as well as the high-quality and variety in terms of the vehicles we offer, we also serve multiple group sizes for any occasion and destination. Park your transportation worries aside and let us take you on a pleasant journey to your desired destination, safely, hassle-free, and on time
From corporate transportation to getting your sports team to the next game, your professional and reliable Chicago charter bus rental is only a few clicks away. In fact, while we offer tailored and customized professional transportation in and around Chicago, you can also book your next Chicago charter bus for some of the following events:

Corporate Transportation:

From teambuilding events to conferences, trade shows, or client meetings - with our bus charter in Chicago, your corporate transportation needs are now a seamless breeze.

Airport Transportation:

Whichever of the two Chicago airports you are landing at - O’Hare or Midway - let us help you with your coach bus rental in Chicago airports for a smooth arrival at your final destination.

Sports and Concert Events:

We understand how important it is to get to the game or concert event. That’s why you can always rely on our sports and concert events bus service in Chicago to get your team or group to the event on time.

Weddings and Special Events:

Why make your guests travel individually to your wedding venue or special event when you can rent a bus in Chicago? We ensure everyone’s comfort throughout the journey.

Tour Transportation:

Touring Chicago and the surrounds has never been easier or more accessible. So, get in touch with us when you are looking for charter buses near you for seamless city tours.

Sports Team Transportation:

As one of the leading charter bus companies in Chicago, organizing the transportation of your professional or amateur sports teams is now as simple as a few clicks of a button.

Modern and Luxury Buses for All Types of Traveller Groups in Chicago, Illinois

  • Full-Size Luxury SUV: travel in style with our full-size luxury SUV, which can seat up to six passengers. With its black exterior and leather interior, you can take advantage of individual climate control, an AM/FM radio and CD player, a 12-Volt power source and USB port, all this while being driven by a uniformed chauffeur and enjoying our complimentary bottled water.
  • Mercedes Sprinter: with its black exterior and separated luggage compartment, this vehicle can seat up to 14 passengers, who can enjoy privacy through the tinted windows. There are seat belts on all the seats, and there is an AM/FM radio and a CD Player. The AC & Heat Central Air System will ensure maximum comfort while your uniformed chauffeur is experienced and professional. The LED lighting adds an extra special touch to the ambiance as you travel in comfort.
  • Executive Mini Bus: for groups up to 24 passengers, we recommend the executive mini bus for its black and stylish exterior, leather reclining seats with seat belts, arm rests and LED reading lights, PA system, and AC & Heat Central Air System. This vehicle also comes fully equipped with flat screen monitors and a DVD player and as for storage, you can avail of our separate luggage compartment and overhead storage. Enjoy the drive while listening to AM/FM radio or your favorite tracks on the CD player, while being in the safe and professional hands of a uniformed chauffeur.
  • Executive Coach Bus: larger groups can enjoy the black exterior and leather reclining seats with seat belts, arm rests and LED reading lights, an AC & Heat Central Air System, a PA system and flat screen monitors and DVD player. Seating up to 35 passengers with rear luggage and 39 passengers without, there is ample rear luggage space and overhead storage. As is custom with each of our modes of transportation, you will be able to enjoy the safe driving services of our uniformed chauffeur, while enjoying the sounds on AM/FM radio or the CD player.
  • Full-Size Motor Coach: when you choose us for your charter bus rental in Illinois, you know you’re in great hands. That’s because our full-size motor coach can seat up to 56 passengers in comfort and style. It comes with cloth-adjustable seats with seat belts, an AC & Heat Central Air System, a PA system, monitors and a DVD player, an under-carriage luggage compartment and overhead storage, and an AM/FM radio and CD player. To ensure your safe journey, you will be driven by a uniformed chauffeur with extensive experience. A private restroom is available on board and Wi-Fi is available upon request for an additional fee.

The premium amenities on our buses

  • Flat-screen TVs
  • PA systems
  • CD and DVD players
  • Comfortable reclining seats with armrests
  • Spacious overhead storage compartments
  • LED reading lights

Top Places to Visit in Chicago, Illinois

Downtown Chicago

Often synonymous with "the Loop," downtown Chicago is the city's central business district, housing corporate headquarters, high-end shopping destinations, theatrers, parks, and a plethora of dining options. Landmarks there include Grant Park, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the iconic 'Cloud Gate'. From Union Station, downtown Chicago is a short walk or drive away (approximately five minutes). Meanwhile, from O'Hare and Midway Airports, it's about a 30-minute and 20-minute drive, respectively.

West Loop

Formerly an industrial district, the West Loop has evolved into a foodie heaven, packed with some of the city's best restaurants and hip cocktail bars. It's also home to the United Center, home of the Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks. West Loop is a five-minute drive from Union Station, a 20-minute drive from O'Hare Airport, and a 25-minute drive from Midway Airport.

Lake View

Known for Wrigley Field, home to the Chicago Cubs, Lake View also offers a lively nightlife scene in Boystown, the city's LGBTQ+ hub. It's about a 20-minute drive from Union Station, a 25-minute drive from O'Hare Airport, and a 30-minute drive from Midway Airport.


This North Side neighborhood retains a strong Swedish heritage along with a diverse array of independent businesses, delightful eateries, and trendy boutiques. Andersonville is a 25-minute drive from Union Station, a 30-minute drive from O'Hare Airport, and a 35-minute drive from Midway Airport

Lincoln Park

Known for its namesake park which houses the Lincoln Park Zoo, Conservatory, and Nature Museum, this neighborhood also boasts a vibrant nightlife, shopping districts, and the renowned DePaul University. It's a 15-minute drive from Union Station, a 25-minute drive from O'Hare Airport, and a 30-minute drive from Midway Airport.

Wicker Park

Renowned for its bohemian spirit, Wicker Park has a dynamic mix of cutting-edge boutiques, hipster cafes, and vibrant music and art scenes. Getting there involves a 15-minute drive from Union Station, a 25-minute drive from O'Hare Airport, or a 20-minute drive from Midway Airport.

Logan Square

Known for its gastronomic scene, craft cocktail bars, and historic boulevards, Logan Square also hosts a lively arts scene. It's a 20-minute drive from Union Station, a 25-minute drive from O'Hare Airport, and a 20-minute drive from Midway Airport.

River North

This area boasts the highest concentration of galleries in the United States outside of Manhattan, alongside a robust selection of restaurants and nightclubs. It's about a 10-minute drive from Union Station, a 25-minute drive from O'Hare Airport, and a 25-minute drive from Midway Airport.

Old Town

Steeped in history and charm, Old Town offers Victorian-era buildings, bustling shopping districts, improv comedy clubs, and a vibrant dining scene. Old Town is a 15-minute drive from Union Station, a 30-minute drive from O'Hare Airport, and a 25-minute drive from Midway Airport.

Top Day Trips from Chicago, Illinois

Lake Geneva

Just an hour-and-a-half drive from the city, Lake Geneva in Wisconsin offers a picturesque retreat with outdoor activities like boating, hiking, and golfing. The downtown area also hosts charming shops, restaurants, and the historic Geneva Lake Museum. From Union Station, it's approximately a 90-minute drive, while from O'Hare Airport it's around an hour's drive. From Midway Airport, you can expect your journey to take you roughly 80 minutes.


Milwaukee, Wisconsin, around a 90-minute drive north of Chicago, has much to offer from the Harley-Davidson Museum to a vibrant arts scene, breweries, and the stunning Lake Michigan waterfront. From Union Station, it's a 90-minute drive, and it's about the same distance from O'Hare Airport and Midway Airport.

Starved Rock State Park

Starved Rock State Park, with its beautiful canyons and waterfalls, is a haven for hiking, fishing, and wildlife viewing. Located approximately a 100-minute drive from downtown Chicago, it's a perfect place for nature enthusiasts. The drive is about 90 minutes from both O'Hare and Midway Airports.

Indiana Dunes National Park

Located on the southern shore of Lake Michigan, Indiana Dunes National Park features over 15,000 acres of sand dunes, beaches, forests, and wetlands. It's a paradise for birdwatchers and nature lovers, and it's only about an hour's drive from Union Station, O'Hare Airport, and Midway Airport.

Galena, Illinois

This small town, known for its well-preserved 19th-century buildings, is a three-hour drive west of Chicago. With its charming main street, historic sites, wineries, and outdoor activities, Galena offers a delightful day trip. It's about a three-hour drive from Union Station, O'Hare Airport, and Midway Airport.


Rockford, Illinois, about a 90-minute drive from Chicago, offers attractions such as the Anderson Japanese Gardens, Discovery Center Museum, and the Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens. From Union Station, it's approximately a 90-minute drive, and it's about the same distance from O'Hare and Midway Airports.


The state capital of Illinois, Springfield is about a three-hour drive from Chicago. It offers a wealth of history related to Abraham Lincoln, including his presidential library and museum, home, and tomb. It's about a three-hour drive from Union Station as well as O'Hare and Midway Airports.

Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicago Botanic Garden, located in Glencoe, is a living museum that is 385 acres in size, featuring 27 gardens and four natural areas. It's about a 40-minute drive from Union Station, a 30-minute drive from O'Hare Airport, and a 50-minute drive from Midway Airport.

Wisconsin Dells

Known as the "Waterpark Capital of the World," Wisconsin Dells offers fun for the entire family. Aside from the water parks, the area also has beautiful nature spots, amusement parks, and live entertainment. It's about a three-hour drive from Union Station, O'Hare Airport, and Midway Airport.


We offer a range of vehicles to suit different needs, including luxury coaches, minibuses, and more.

Our fleet includes buses of various sizes, with passenger capacities ranging from 6 to 56 people per vehicle.

Simply fill out the online form on our website with the details of your trip, including dates, the number of passengers, and destinations, and we will provide you with a detailed quote.

We recommend booking as far in advance as possible to ensure availability, especially during peak travel times. However, we can often accommodate last-minute bookings depending on our fleet availability.

Many of our buses are equipped with amenities like Wi-Fi, power outlets, air conditioning, and more. Please let us know what you need when you request a quote.

Policies about food and drinks may vary, so it's best to check with us before your trip.

Typically, a deposit is required to secure a booking. The exact amount may vary, depending on the specifics of the rental.

We provide bus rental services in the greater Chicago area and beyond. We can accommodate a variety of trip types, from city tours to long-distance travel.

Our rates vary depending on several factors, including the type of bus, the duration of the rental, the distance traveled, and the specific amenities requested.

Yes, all our buses are fully insured and regularly inspected to ensure safety and comfort. Likewise, all our drivers are professionally trained, licensed, and undergo regular background checks.