How to get 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 27 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:14Champaign-Urbana Station2h46 13:00Union Station
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£201One-way
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10:14Champaign-Urbana Station2h46 13:00Union Station
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£201One-way
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15:15University of Illinois Airport, IL1h02 16:17O'Hare International Airport, IL
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£3341One-way

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Travel Information between Champaign, IL and Chicago

distanceDistance123 miles (199 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £242 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, envoy air or Amtrak

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

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There are 4 ways to travel between Champaign, IL and Chicago including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Champaign, IL to Chicago is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Chicago:

A ferry journey is usually £20 less than a journey to Chicago by coach, which costs on average £20 for the same trip.

A ferry is generally £242 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £242 from Champaign, IL to Chicago.

A ferry is £15 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Champaign, IL to Chicago costing on average £15.

The quickest way to travel from Champaign, IL to Chicago is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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

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

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 33 min   on average.

Chicago is approximately 123 miles (199 km) away from Champaign, IL.

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

  • Around 2 coaches per day.
  • 2 flights a day.
  • 3 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers 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 coach with Greyhound. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £20 with Greyhound from Champaign, IL to Chicago on Omio.
    • You can travel between Champaign, IL and Chicago by flight with envoy air. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £242 with envoy air from Champaign, IL to Chicago.
    • You can travel to Chicago from Champaign, IL by train with Amtrak. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £15 with Amtrak from Champaign, IL to Chicago.

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

    • You can find 3 direct trains per day to Chicago with Amtrak.

    As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Chicago tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

    Many of our customers travelling from Champaign, IL to Chicago don't make Chicago their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are New York City, London or Paris, either of which you could add to your Champaign, IL and Chicago trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Chicago to any of these top destinations today!

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

    • Coach tickets cost £20 one way on average.
    • Plane tickets are costing £242 one way on average.
    • Ferry tickets cost on average £1 one way.
    • Train tickets are costing on average £15 one way.

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

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