Ground Transportation & Related Links

Taxis and Shuttles

The Metropolitan Airport Authority of Rock Island County (MAA) offers a licensed provider program for taxi cab and ground shuttle operations. Travelers may contact the company of their choice on their own- however, that company may only pick up or drop off the reserved traveler and may not solicit or await other customers on airport property. 

Company Phone No.

ACT II Transportation, Inc. (Appt. only)

Appointment Only
(800) 769-8891
IL (309) 799-8891

Airport Express (Appt. only)
Express Limousine Service

Appointment Only
(800) 383-2219
IA (319) 626-5466

Max's Cab

IA (563) 324-9000
IL (309) 788-4100

QC Yellow Checker Cab

IL (309) 637-8294

Rave Luxury Transportation

(610) 255-7283

 Top Hat

 IA (563) 332-6651

These companies may be available in designated parking stalls outside of Exit 7. Alternatively, use the complimentary phone board located on the east wall of baggage claim. To view the currently posted taxi rates, click here. Note: Two companies are appointment-only. Guidelines and Customers' Bill of Rights & Responsibilities are available for review here.

Rental Car Companies

The following major rental car companies are located in the public terminal inside exits 6 & 7 on the east end, near baggage claim. The return lot is located east of the terminal building, and has an entrance sign into the rental car lot. Rental & return parking stalls are signposted and designated accordingly.

Company Phone No.
(309) 762-3605
(309) 762-7730
(309) 764-9611
Hertz, Thrifty & Dollar,,
(309) 762-9429
National/Alamo |
(309) 764-4696

METRO Public Transportation

The Quad City Int’l Airport is accessible via METRO on Route 20 Blue. The METRO bus stops in front of the terminal across from door 6 twice an hour. The route starts at 6:10 a.m. and ends at 6:10 p.m., Mon-Fri. On Saturday the route begins at 8:40 a.m. and ends at 6:10 p.m. On-demand service outside of these hours can be scheduled by calling (309) 788-3360. No bus service on major holidays.

MegaBus - Windstar Lines

(Lincoln, NE-Omaha-Des Moines-Coralville-Moline-Chicago)
Visit Windstar's schedule page here. Be sure to click "Buy Bus Tickets" once on the site.

RIM Rural Transit RIM

(an acronym for Rock Island and Mercer Counties) Rural Transit is brought to our region through the cooperative efforts of the Federal Transit Authority, Illinois Department of Transportation, Rock Island County Government, Mercer County Government, Bi-State Regional Commission, and Project NOW, Inc. Community Action Agency.  Services are provided in rural areas of Rock Island County and Throughout Mercer County. Visit

Area Hotel Information

Visit our Hotels page here for area lodgings and on-site courtesy phone board listings.

For complete Quad Cities-wide directory of hotels, please view the Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau website hereFor Quad City Area attractions, restaurants, trails and more, visit