There are 8 ways to get from South Bend to Moline by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Moline, IL 1206

$63 - $113

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Train, bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Van Buren St. Ssl
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Moline, Il 4567 / ...

$48 - $87

6 alternative options

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Chicago, IL Columbus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Moline, IL 1206

$50 - $88

Train, bus via Galesburg Amtrak  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Galesburg Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Galesburg Amtrak to Moline, IL

$88 - $183

Bus Windstar  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Notre Dame to Chicago Midway Airport Notre-Dame-Midway
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Moline Airport West Bound

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from South Bend to Moline 242.3 miles

$23 - $35

Fly from South Bend  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Moline (MLI) SBN - MLI

$272 - $1,416

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Moline (MLI) ORD - MLI

$211 - $474

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from South Bend to Moline. However, there are services departing from South Bend, IN and arriving at Moline, IL via Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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The distance between South Bend and Moline is 222 miles. The road distance is 242.3 miles.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Moline without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from South Bend to Moline, including transfers.

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South Bend to Moline bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, depart from South Bend, IN station.

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The best way to get from South Bend to Moline is to bus which takes 6 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 5 h 6 min.

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Moline Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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South Bend to Moline bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Moline, IL station.

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Moline is 1 h behind South Bend. It is currently 5:32 AM in South Bend and 4:32 AM in Moline.

Yes, the driving distance between South Bend to Moline is 242 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to drive from South Bend to Moline.

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  • Distance: 222 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

What companies run services between South Bend, IN, USA and Moline, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from South Bend to Moline via Chicago, IL in around 6 h 10 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, Delta and Allegiant Air fly from South Bend to Moline every 2 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Moline via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Moline via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from South Bend to Moline via Punta Gorda
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $2,000
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from South Bend Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Chicago Union Station to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 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
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Van Buren St.
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Moline, IL
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Galesburg Amtrak to Moline, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Galesburg to Moline
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.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 Moline, Il
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Moline Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com

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Allegiant Air, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from South Bend Airport to Moline Airport.

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There are 54+ hotels available in Moline. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Bend to South Bend Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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