Bus Des Plaines IL - Dubuque IA

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Travel information

Information about the bus from Des Plaines to Dubuque.

The travel length between Des Plaines and Dubuque takes by bus around 9 hours and 32 minutes, and the approximate price for a bus ticket between Des Plaines and Dubuque is $94.

Please note that this information about the bus from Des Plaines to Dubuque is approximate. GoTicketio struggles to keep its database with updated information, but for accuracy of schedules, number of stops, travel time and price of bus tickets from Des Plaines to Dubuque, you have to ask directly to the bus company you want to travel from Des Plaines to Dubuque. The information GoTicketio provides its costumers about the bus from Des Plaines to Dubuque is not official.


According to our database, the best route to go from Des Plaines to Dubuque is through Carpentersville. Take a look at the route we propose for this trip. We show you all available schedules for each bus trip.

Des Plaines

Tickets and schedules

Step 1
Instructions Station Distance Duration
Walk to Miner St & Pearson St 1km 13m
Bus towards Rosemont CTA Station Miner St & Pearson St 8.3km 22m
Rosemont CTA Station
Bus towards Pace I-90/Randall Road Park-n-Ride Rosemont CTA Station 41.2km 36m
Pace I-90/Randall Road Park-n-Ride
Bus towards Crystal Lake Metra Station Pace I-90/Randall Road Park-n-Ride 4.1km 6m
Randall Rd & Binnie Rd
Step 2

Carpentersville Station

Dubuque Station

8h 15m


Burlington Trailways

Frequently asked questions

How can I get cheap bus tickets to go from Des Plaines to Dubuque?

If you want to get cheap bus tickets from Des Plaines to Dubuque we recommend that you book in advance as the best Burlington Trailways tickets sell out fast.The price of the ticket is usually $94.Remember that you must also add the cost of the journey: Des Plaines -> Carpentersville

What time is the first bus from Des Plaines?

The first buses for the route we propose are:
Des Plaines -> Carpentersville: -
Carpentersville -> Dubuque: 07:15

What companies can help me on my trip?

The companies that can help you are: Burlington Trailways.

How can I get ticket refund on Burlington Trailways?

Each company has its rules and depending on the ticket, price, and offer different refund policies apply. We recommend that you contact the company where you bought the ticket to get a solution.

Why do I see more than one step on the route Des Plaines - Dubuque?

In Goticket we try to give a solution for every trip the user asks. Sometimes is not possible but we do our best to group different direct routes to in order to create a multi-step journey that satisfies the user. This is the route we recommend::
1.- Des Plaines -> Carpentersville
2.- Carpentersville -> Dubuque

How far is Des Plaines from Dubuque?

The approximate distance between the two places is 272 km. With the route we propose, it will take approximately 9h 32m (plus the time it takes to you to make: Des Plaines -> Carpentersville).

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