There are 6 ways to get from Champaign to Toronto by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Toronto (YYZ) CMI - YYZ

$143 - $1,032

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Union Station, Jackson & Canal Champaign to Chicago Area NORTH
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto, ON 5509 / 5534 / ...

$72 - $151

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Train via Detroit Amtrak  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Windsor to Toronto

$124 - $336

Bus Greyhound USA  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Chicago, Il 1364 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Toronto, On 5530 / ...

$74 - $184

Train  •  19 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Buffalo to Toronto

$137 - $384

Drive  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Champaign to Toronto 616.2 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Champaign to Toronto is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 10 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Champaign to Toronto is to fly which costs $140 - $1,100 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Champaign to Toronto. However, there are services departing from Champaign - Illinois Terminal and arriving at Toronto, ON via Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Champaign to Toronto. However, there are services departing from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak and arriving at Toronto via Chicago Union Station and Buffalo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 32 min.

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The distance between Champaign and Toronto is 520 miles. The road distance is 616.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Champaign to Toronto without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 45 min and costs $70 - $160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Champaign to Toronto, including transfers.

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Champaign to Toronto bus services, operated by Peoria Charter Coach Company, depart from Champaign - Illinois Terminal station.

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Champaign to Toronto train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Champaign to Toronto is to fly which takes 4 h 9 min and costs $140 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $340 and takes 13 h 32 min, you could also bus, which costs $70 - $160 and takes 15 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Champaign Airport to Toronto Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 31 min and has one stopover.

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Champaign to Toronto bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Toronto, ON station.

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Map of how to get from Champaign to Toronto.
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  • Distance: 519.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

What companies run services between Champaign, IL, USA and Toronto, ON, Canada?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Air Canada fly from Champaign to Toronto hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Champaign to Toronto via Chicago Union Station, Detroit Amtrak, and Windsor in around 13 h 32 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Champaign to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Flights from Champaign to Toronto via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Champaign to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Champaign to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Champaign to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Champaign to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Champaign to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Champaign to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare, Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,700
Train operators
Amtrak

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Train from Buffalo to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Union Station, Jackson & Canal
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
11 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $95
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Champaign, Il to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Chicago, Il to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140

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