There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Bettendorf by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Windstar  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Moline Airport West Bound

$1

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Moline, Il 4567 / ...

$23 - $55

Train, bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Galesburg Amtrak Southwest Chief / ...
  2. Take the bus from Galesburg Amtrak to Moline, IL 1401 / ...

$62 - $121

Drive  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Bettendorf 167.3 miles

$16 - $24

Fly to Moline  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Moline (MLI) ORD - MLI

$183 - $416

Fly to Dubuque, drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Dubuque (DBQ) ORD - DBQ
  2. Drive from Dubuque to Bettendorf

$158 - $365

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Moline, Il. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Bettendorf is 152 miles. The road distance is 167.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Bettendorf without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Chicago to Bettendorf, including transfers.

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Chicago to Bettendorf bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago, Il station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Bettendorf is to bus which takes 3 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Moline Airport is the direct flight which takes 52 min.

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Chicago to Bettendorf bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Moline, Il station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Bettendorf is 167 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to drive from Chicago to Bettendorf.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Moline Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Bettendorf.
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  • Distance: 151.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Bettendorf, IA, USA?

Windstar operates a bus from Chicago to Bettendorf once daily, and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago to Bettendorf every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dubuque
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Bus operators
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Moline Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Moline, Il
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Moline, IL
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Galesburg Amtrak to Moline, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Galesburg to Moline
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Book your Chicago to Bettendorf bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs .

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