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There are 7 ways to get from South Bend to Moline 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, bus Burlington Trailways  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Moline, IL 1491

$58 - $113

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Bus Burlington Trailways  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Chicago, IL Columbus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Moline, IL 1491

$45 - $88

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Train, bus via Galesburg Amtrak Station  •  7h 32m

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

$82 - $176

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Notre Dame to Chicago O'Hare Airport Notre Dame-O'hare
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Moline, Il 4567 / ...

$52 - $102

Drive  •  3h 55m

  1. Drive from South Bend to Moline 242.3 miles

$23 - $35

Fly from South Bend  •  6h 29m

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

$272 - $1,416

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  5h 33m

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

$211 - $474

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The cheapest way to get from South Bend to Moline is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 3h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from South Bend to Moline is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 3h 55m.

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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 6h 30m.

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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 6h 26m and costs $55 - $120.

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It takes approximately 6h 26m 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 6h 30m and costs $45 - $90. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $270 - $1,500 and takes 6h 29m.

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Moline Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 23m 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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Map of how to get from South Bend to Moline.
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  • Distance: 222 miles
  • Duration: 6h 26m

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 6h 30m. Alternatively, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from South Bend to Moline hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Moline via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Moline via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Moline via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from South Bend to Moline via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from South Bend to Moline via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 19m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Moline via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from South Bend to Moline via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 41m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
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 Station
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
5 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
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Moline, IL
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Galesburg, IL to Moline, IL
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Galesburg Amtrak to Moline, IL
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Notre Dame to Chicago O'Hare Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
tickets.airportsupersaver.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
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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Moline is 1h behind South Bend. It is currently 8:08 PM in South Bend and 7:08 PM in Moline.

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

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

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There are 55+ 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 20m and costs $10 - $15.

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