There are 6 ways to get from St. Louis to Rockford by bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus Megabus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, MO to Chicago, IL via St Louis
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - Amtrak to Rockford, IL

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Chicago, Il 1158
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Rockford 1486

$86 - $155

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - Amtrak to Rockford, IL

Drive  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Rockford 294.4 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Chicago Midway, bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Chicago Midway (MDW) STL - MDW
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - Midway International Airport to Rockford, IL

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) STL - ORD
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Rockford, IL - Clock Tower

What companies run services between St. Louis, MO, USA and Rockford, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from St. Louis to Rockford via Chicago, IL, Chicago, IL - Amtrak, and Rockford, IL in around 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - Amtrak to Rockford, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - Midway International Airport to Rockford, IL
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Rockford, IL - Clock Tower
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Burlington Trailways

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from St. Louis to Rockford?

The distance between St. Louis and Rockford is 416 km. The road distance is 471 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Rockford?

The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Rockford is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 47 min.

What is the fastest way to get from St. Louis to Rockford?

The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Rockford is to drive which takes 4 h 47 min and costs $28 - $45.

How long does it take to get from St. Louis to Rockford?

It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to get from St. Louis to Rockford, including transfers.