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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Clinton by train, car, bus, taxi, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, drive  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Kewanee Amtrak Station Carl Sandburg / ...
  2. Drive from Kewanee Amtrak Station to Clinton

$39 - $83

6 alternative options

Bus Burlington Trailways, taxi  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Moline, IL 1491
  2. Take a taxi from Moline, IL to Clinton

$172 - $224

Bus Greyhound USA, taxi  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dixon, Il 4567 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Dixon, Il to Clinton

$147 - $209

Drive  •  2h 34m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Clinton 144.5 miles

$14 - $21

Fly to Moline, taxi  •  3h 28m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Moline (MLI) ORD - MLI
  2. Take a taxi from Moline to Clinton

$332 - $605

Fly to Dubuque, drive  •  4h 1m

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

$158 - $365

Shuttle, taxi  •  5h 33m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from O'Hare International Airport to Geneseo, IL
  2. Take a taxi from Geneseo, IL to Clinton

$212 - $275

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Clinton is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Clinton is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 34m.

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The distance between Chicago and Clinton is 133 miles. The road distance is 144.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Clinton without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 4h 7m and costs $170 - $230.

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It takes approximately 3h 33m to get from Chicago to Clinton, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Moline Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Clinton is 144 miles. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from Chicago to Clinton.

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

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There are eight+ hotels available in Clinton. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs $2 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Clinton.
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  • Distance: 132.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 33m

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

There is no direct connection from Chicago to Clinton. However, you can take the train to Kewanee Amtrak Station then take the drive to Clinton. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Moline, IL then take the taxi to Clinton.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dubuque
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Kewanee Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
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 Dixon, Il
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Act II Transport
Website
actiitransportation.com
Shuttle from O'Hare International Airport to Geneseo, IL
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Schedules at
actiitransportation.com
Other operators
Taxi from Moline, IL to Clinton
Ave. Duration
47m
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Larry's Cab
Phone
+1 563-388-7179
Good to Go Taxi Cab Service
Phone
+1 563-424-2039
Website
goodtogotaxi.com
Dana's Cabs
Phone
+1 563-323-2227
Website
danascabs.com

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