How to travel from Champaign, IL to Chicago

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from Champaign, IL to Chicago

You can get from Champaign, IL to Chicago by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Champaign, IL to Chicago on Jul 08 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:16AMUniversity of Illinois Airport, IL1h04 09:20AMO'Hare International Airport, IL
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08:16AMUniversity of Illinois Airport, IL1h04 09:20AMO'Hare International Airport, IL
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03:08PMUniversity of Illinois Airport, IL1h02 04:10PMO'Hare International Airport, IL
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Travel Information from Champaign, IL to Chicago

distanceDistance123 miles (199 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $303 (€271) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, envoy air or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 123 miles (199 km) to Chicago from Champaign, IL. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Greyhound, envoy air or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Champaign, IL to Chicago.

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FAQs

There are 4 ways to get from Champaign, IL to Chicago: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Chicago from Champaign, IL is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Chicago:

A ferry is generally $25 (€22) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $25 (€22) from Champaign, IL to Chicago.

Taking a ferry is about $303 (€271) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $303 (€271) for this trip.

A ferry is generally $19 (€17) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $19 (€17) from Champaign, IL to Chicago.

The fastest way to get to Chicago from Champaign, IL is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

Other travel options to Chicago can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Chicago by bus can take on average 2 h 30 min.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Chicago by train can take on average 2 h 33 min.

You should expect to travel around 123 miles (199 km) between Champaign, IL and Chicago.

The average frequency per day from Champaign, IL to Chicago is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 2 flights a day.
  • 3 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Champaign, IL and Chicago as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Champaign, IL to Chicago:

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Champaign, IL to Chicago:

    • You can go to Chicago from Champaign, IL by bus with Greyhound. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $25 (€22) with Greyhound from Champaign, IL to Chicago on Omio.
    • You can take a flight from Champaign, IL to Chicago with envoy air. Cheap tickets can be found for $303 (€271) with envoy air from Champaign, IL to Chicago.
    • You can travel between Champaign, IL and Chicago by train with Amtrak. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $19 (€17) with Amtrak from Champaign, IL to Chicago.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Champaign, IL to Chicago with the following travel companies:

    • You can travel directly by train with Amtrak with 3 direct trains per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Chicago as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Champaign, IL and Chicago.

    Looking to extend your trip from Champaign, IL to Chicago? Many Omio customers who go from Champaign, IL to Chicago usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, London or Paris. If you're looking to explore New York City, London or Paris from Chicago, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

    When planning your trip from Champaign, IL to Chicago, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets are costing $25 (€22) one way on average.
    • Plane tickets are costing $303 (€271) one way on average.
    • Ferry tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing $19 (€17) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Champaign, IL to Chicago online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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