There are 4 ways to get from Arlington to Champaign by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Champaign (CMI) DFW - CMI

$222 - $912

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Bus  •  18 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Champaign, Il 1500

$122 - $259

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  23 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Dallas Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak Texas Eagle
  2. Take the bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Champaign, IL 1401 / ...

$155 - $404

Drive  •  13 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Arlington to Champaign 833.3 miles

$80 - $120

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The distance between Arlington and Champaign is 713 miles. The road distance is 833.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Champaign without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Arlington to Champaign, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Champaign is to fly which takes 2 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Champaign Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 4 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arlington to Champaign is 833 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 48 min to drive from Arlington to Champaign.

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American Airlines offers flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Champaign Airport.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Champaign. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Arlington to Champaign.
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  • Distance: 712.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

What companies run services between Arlington, TX, USA and Champaign, IL, USA?

American Airlines flies from Arlington to Champaign every 4 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Arlington to Champaign every 4 hours. Tickets cost $80 - $210 and the journey takes 18 h 25 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Champaign
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
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 Dallas Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
Bus operators
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 Dallas, Tx to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210
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