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Duration 30h 25m
Distance 1058.8 miles
Average price $159
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The train between Boston and Champaign takes 30h 25m. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Boston to Champaign. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Boston South Station
  2. Chicago Union Station
  3. Champaign
25h 10m
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$133 - $188

Boston to Champaign train times

Trains run twice a week between Boston and Champaign. The service departs Boston at 12:50 in the afternoon, which arrives into Champaign at 18:15. All services require a transfer at Chicago Union Station and take an average of 30h 25m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Champaign. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Champaign-Urbana via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 10m.

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The distance between Boston and Champaign is 910 miles. The road distance is 1058.8 miles.

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Boston to Champaign train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Boston South Station.

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Boston to Champaign train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Champaign-Urbana station.

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Champaign is 1h behind Boston. It is currently 12:46 PM in Boston and 11:46 AM in Champaign.

There are 93+ hotels available in Champaign. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Boston and Champaign?

You can take a train from Boston to Champaign via Chicago Union Station in around 25h 10m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $310
Train from Chicago Union Station to Champaign-Urbana
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70

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