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Chicago - Davenport Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 9 intercity buses per day from Chicago to Davenport. Traveling by bus from Chicago to Davenport usually takes around 4 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest Burlington Trailways bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance154 mi (248 km)
Shortest duration3h 5m
Cheapest price$22.48
Trips per day7
Most frequent serviceBurlington Trailways
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Chicago to Davenport

(Based on 12 ratings and reviews)




July 19, 2022- Visiting friends

Burlington Trailways

Pros: The staff were helpful and kind. Cons: - - -. Tips: Get there well in advance if you want your choice of seat on the bus.



June 19, 2022- Solo travel

Burlington Trailways

All good.



January 17, 2022- Visiting family

Burlington Trailways

Pros: The driver was helpful. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Nothing.



May 20, 2021- Visiting friends

Burlington Trailways

Pros: We arrived to our destination on time. Cons: Not sure as I think you are already doing great. Tips: I highly recommend Wanderu and Trailways Bus service.



June 12, 2019- Business

Burlington Trailways

No outlets worked on the bus. Disappointed.

How much is a bus ticket from Chicago to Davenport?

Bus tickets for a trip from Chicago to Davenport cost $37.25 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date


If you're planning to travel by bus from Chicago to Davenport in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $48 to $55. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 11, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Davenport this week, bus tickets are available starting at $50.

Monthly avg. prices

Bus tickets from Chicago to Davenport are at their cheapest average price in May. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $40. On the other hand, traveling on this route during September might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for September trips cost $57, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

Prices as travel date approaches


To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 24 days in advance to save up to $17.07.

What bus companies travel from Chicago to Davenport?

There are 3 bus lines from Chicago to Davenport available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 4 daily trips, Burlington Trailways usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Burlington Trailways43h 40m$64.42
FlixBus US18h 36m$57.83
Greyhound44h 40m$39.02
  • Book Burlington Trailways from Chicago to Davenport from $52. There are 4 trips per day offered by Burlington Trailways from Chicago to Davenport and you can expect on average to pay for a Burlington Trailways ticket to Davenport. In Chicago, Burlington Trailways departs to Davenport from Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St . In Davenport, Burlington Trailways arrives at Davenport (Hillandale) and one other station.

    An average trip on Burlington Trailways from Chicago to Davenport takes 3 hours and 40 minutes , while the fastest available Burlington Trailways trip will get you to Davenport in 3 hours and 5 minutes .

    On weekends, Burlington Trailways offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Davenport.

  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 1 trips per day from Chicago to Davenport, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 4 bus trips from Chicago to Davenport every day, with the average journey taking around 4 hours and 40 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Davenport usually start from $22.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 154 miles from Chicago to Davenport. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 5 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Chicago to Davenport, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Chicago to Davenport every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Chicago to Davenport; ticket prices start at $42.00.

City Information


Known for its innovative architecture, cultural contributions to jazz and house music, and of course that irresistible deep-dish pizza, the many sights and experiences in Chicago make it one of the best urban vacation destinations for millennials and a top destination in Illinois.

You can't beat the views of the city and Lake Michigan from the SkyDeck in the Willis Tower; at over 1,300 feet, this is the highest observation deck in the U.S. Snap that classic selfie with the Bean in Millennium Park, then wander the many museums in nearby Grant Park. Navy Pier is a popular tourist hotspot for its parks, restaurants, and attractions right on Lake Michigan, and baseball fans will find paradise in Wrigleyville, home to the Chicago Cubs' Wrigley Field and sports bars galore.

Chicago's enormous parks offer plentiful opportunities for outdoor activities in gorgeous urban settings. Many companies offer kayak rentals or boat tours on the Chicago River, with special tours running on Saint Patrick's Day, when the entire river is dyed green. When you’re ready to buy some souvenirs from your epic trip, hit the big brand stores on the Magnificent Mile, or shop local in neighborhoods like Andersonville and Wicker Park. And don't miss the chance to laugh until you cry at The Second City comedy theater, famous for launching the careers of comedians like Tina Fey and Stephen Colbert.

Chicago is one of the biggest transportation hubs in the Midwest, and provides easy access to nearby destinations ideal for day trips, as well as international travel from two airports. Thanks to plenty of bus and train stations throughout the city, getting to the Windy City is a breeze.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Chicago?

Chicago Greyhound Bus Station - CHIGLI3-0

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Main departure station: Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St

Buses to Davenport leave from 3 stations in Chicago.

All bus stations in Chicago:

  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St

  • Dan Ryan Bus Station

  • Chicago Train Station Bus Stop

Where does the bus arrive in Davenport?

Main arrival station: Ground Transp Ctr - 304 W River Dr

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Davenport.

All bus stations in Davenport:

  • Ground Transp Ctr - 304 W River Dr

  • Davenport (Hillandale)

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