The distance between Chicago to Rock Island is 154.34 miles or 248.32 km. A train trip from Chicago to Rock Island typically takes 11 hours, If you are looking to get to Rock Island faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 10 hours and 55 minutes to get from Chicago to Rock Island.
Going from Chicago to Rock Island by train takes over 11 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Monday trains from Chicago to Rock Island are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Chicago to Rock Island route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Chicago to Rock Island, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Chicago to Rock Island, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Chicago to Rock Island, which start at $28.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Rock Island start from $37.00, and on average cost $42.06. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Rock Island. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Rock Island trains arrive at Augustana College - Carver Ctr,
From Chicago to Rock Island train travel on Amtrak takes 10 hours and 56 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Rock Island on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $41.58 for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.