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There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Muscatine by train, car, bus, 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.

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Train, drive  •  4 h 6 min

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

$44 - $98

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Bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Muscatine, IA 1491 / ...

$47 - $77

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 53 min

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

$50 - $92

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Muscatine 205.3 miles

$20 - $29

Fly to Moline, taxi  •  3 h 21 min

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

$292 - $555

Fly to Dubuque, drive  •  4 h 34 min

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

$161 - $369

Fly to Cedar Rapids, taxi  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Cedar Rapids (CID) ORD - CID
  2. Take a taxi from Iowa City, IA to Muscatine

$248 - $868

Fly to Burlington, bus  •  5 h 33 min

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

$101 - $131

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Muscatine is to drive which costs $20 - $29 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Muscatine is to fly and taxi which costs $290 - $600 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Muscatine is 180 miles. The road distance is 205.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Muscatine without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 48 min and costs $45 - $80.

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Chicago to Muscatine, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Muscatine is 205 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to drive from Chicago to Muscatine.

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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 Muscatine. 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 42 min and costs $2 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Muscatine.
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  • Distance: 180.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

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

Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Chicago to Muscatine 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dubuque
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Galesburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 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
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Muscatine, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Burlington, IA to Muscatine, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.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.

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 Davenport, Ia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Other operators
Taxi from Moline to Muscatine
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Good to Go Taxi Cab Service
Phone
+1 563-424-2039
Website
goodtogotaxi.com
Larry's Cab
Phone
+1 563-388-7179
Dana's Cabs
Phone
+1 563-323-2227
Website
danascabs.com

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