There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Rock Island by 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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Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Davenport, IA 1205 / ...

$23 - $55

4 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Rock Island 169.5 miles

$16 - $24

Fly to Moline, bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Moline (MLI) ORD - MLI
  2. Take the bus from Moline, Il to Davenport, Ia

$190 - $445

Fly to Dubuque, drive  •  3 h 54 min

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

$158 - $365

Fly to Cedar Rapids, bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Cedar Rapids (CID) ORD - CID
  2. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids, IA to Davenport, IA

$150 - $755

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Rock Island is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Rock Island is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Rock Island is 155 miles. The road distance is 169.5 miles.

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The bus from Chicago, IL to Davenport, IA takes 3 h 10 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Davenport, IA. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Chicago to Rock Island.
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  • Distance: 155.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Rock Island, IL, USA?

Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Chicago to Rock Island hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Greyhound USA also services this route hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dubuque
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Davenport, IA
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Moline, IL to Davenport, IA
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids, IA to Davenport, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Greyhound USA
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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
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Moline, Il to Davenport, Ia
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$7 - $10
Flexible
$12 - $15

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