There are 5 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign by plane, bus, subway, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  58 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Champaign (CMI) ORD - CMI

$139 - $454

Cheapest option

Subway, bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to UIC-Halsted Blue Line
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il 1351 / ...

$22 - $51

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal 5, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Champaign, IL, Altgeld Hall Chicago Area to Champaing SOUTH

$28 - $75

Subway, train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to LaSalle Blue Line
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Illini / ...

$33 - $81

Drive  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign 150.7 miles

$14 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is to fly which takes 58 min and costs $130 - $460.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is 209 km. The road distance is 241 km.

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Terminal 5, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport and arriving at Champaign, IL, Altgeld Hall. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, IL, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign every 4 hours. Alternatively, Peoria Charter Coach Company operates a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign every 3 hours. Tickets cost $28 - $33 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Subway from O'Hare to UIC-Halsted
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Subway from O'Hare to LaSalle
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 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
Bus operators
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 5, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Champaign, IL, Altgeld Hall
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Illini Shuttle
Website
illinishuttle.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Airport to Urbana, IL - U. Of I. Altgeld Hall,
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
illinishuttle.com
Book at
busline.com
Express Air Coach
Website
expressaircoach.com
Bus from Chicago O'Hare International to Champaign Urbana, Altgeld Hall
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
expressaircoach.com
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.

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

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