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There are 3 ways to get from Chicago to Rock Island by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Davenport, IA 1203 / ...

$23 - $60

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Rock Island 169.5 miles

$16 - $24

Fly  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Moline (MLI) ORD - MLI

$212 - $455

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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 fly which costs $210 - $460 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Davenport, IA. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 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 best way to get from Chicago to Rock Island without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs $23 - $60.

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

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

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The best way to get from Chicago to Rock Island is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs $23 - $60. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $210 - $460 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Moline Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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Chicago to Rock Island bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Davenport, IA station.

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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 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Greyhound USA also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago to Rock Island every 4 hours.

Airlines
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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
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.

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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 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Rock Island is 170 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to drive from Chicago to Rock Island.

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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 56+ hotels available in Rock Island. Prices start at $59 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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