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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Galesburg Amtrak Southwest Chief / ...

$58 - $121

Cheapest option

Bus via Champaign, IL  •  7 h 9 min

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

$54 - $94

6 alternative options

Bus Peoria Charter Coach Company  •  7 h 32 min

  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

$58 - $85

Drive  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Monmouth 213.4 miles

$20 - $30

Fly to Burlington, taxi  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Burlington (BRL) ORD - BRL
  2. Take a taxi from Burlington to Monmouth

$152 - $185

Fly to Peoria, bus  •  5 h 12 min

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

$209 - $491

Fly to Bloomington, bus  •  6 h 42 min

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

$128 - $521

Fly to Moline, bus, line 1401 bus  •  6 h 52 min

  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

$229 - $486

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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 7 h 9 min.

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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 4 h 2 min and costs $55 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min 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 4 h 2 min and costs $55 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $95 and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Burlington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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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: 4 h 2 min

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 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Monmouth via Champaign, Il and Champaign, IL in around 7 h 9 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bloomington
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
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
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
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Peoria, IL to Monmouth, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Monmouth, IL
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Moline, IL to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Galesburg to Monmouth, IL
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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
3 h 20 min
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Moline to Galesburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Burlington to Monmouth
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120

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