There are 4 ways to get from Chicago to Quincy by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station 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 15 min

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

$162 - $705

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

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The best way to get from Chicago to Quincy without a car is to train which takes 4 h 29 min and costs .

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

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Chicago to Quincy bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Chicago, IL station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Quincy is to train which takes 4 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 34 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Quincy Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Quincy is 313 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to drive from Chicago to Quincy.

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United Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Quincy Airport.

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  • Distance: 240.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

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

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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station 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
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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
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burlingtontrailways.com

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There are 13+ hotels available in Quincy. Prices start at $69 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 .

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