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There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Monmouth by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Galesburg Amtrak Station California Zephyr / ...

$52 - $108

Cheapest option

Bus via Champaign, IL  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il 1351 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Monmouth, IL 1401

$49 - $89

6 alternative options

Bus Peoria Charter Coach Company  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Peoria Southbound
  2. Take the bus from Peoria, IL to Monmouth, IL 1401

$53 - $75

Drive  •  3h 30m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Monmouth 213.4 miles

$20 - $30

Fly to Peoria, bus  •  5h 8m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Peoria (PIA) ORD - PIA
  2. Take the bus from Peoria, IL to Monmouth, IL

$204 - $481

Fly to Burlington, bus  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Burlington (BRL) ORD - BRL
  2. Take the bus from Burlington, IL to Monmouth, IL

$95 - $122

Fly to Moline, bus, line 1401 bus  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Moline (MLI) ORD - MLI
  2. Take the bus from Moline, IL to Galesburg Amtrak
  3. Take the line 1401 bus from Galesburg to Monmouth, IL

Fly to Bloomington, bus  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Bloomington (BMI) ORD - BMI
  2. Take the bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Monmouth, IL

$123 - $516

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Monmouth is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Monmouth is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Monmouth. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Monmouth, IL via Champaign, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 9m.

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The distance between Chicago and Monmouth is 171 miles. The road distance is 213.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Monmouth without a car is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs $50 - $110.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Chicago to Monmouth, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chicago to Monmouth is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs $50 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $90 and takes 7h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Peoria Airport is the direct flight which takes 58m.

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Chicago to Monmouth bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Monmouth, IL station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Monmouth.
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  • Distance: 171.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 2m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Monmouth, IL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Monmouth 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 2h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Monmouth via Champaign, Il and Champaign, IL in around 7h 9m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bloomington
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
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 Galesburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
5 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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Champaign, IL to Monmouth, IL
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Peoria, IL to Monmouth, IL
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Burlington, IL to Monmouth, IL
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Galesburg to Monmouth, IL
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Monmouth, IL
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Peoria
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Moline, IL to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Monmouth is 213 miles. It takes approximately 3h 30m to drive from Chicago to Monmouth.

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

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There are five+ hotels available in Monmouth. 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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