There are 4 ways to get from Chicago to Quincy 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  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Quincy Amtrak Carl Sandburg / ...

$63 - $138

3 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Burlington, IA 1491 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Burlington, IA to Quincy, IL 1490

$74 - $109

Drive  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Quincy 312.9 miles

$30 - $45

Fly  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Quincy (UIN) ORD - UIN

$162 - $705

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Quincy is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Quincy is to fly which costs $160 - $750 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Quincy is 240 miles. The road distance is 312.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Chicago to Quincy, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Quincy. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Quincy, IL via Burlington, IA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 34 min.

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

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Quincy twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 4 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Quincy via Burlington, IA in around 8 h 34 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Quincy
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Quincy Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Burlington, IA
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Burlington, IA to Quincy, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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