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

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Fly to Champaign  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Champaign (CMI) AUS - CMI

$230 - $976

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Bus  •  22 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx 9386 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Champaign, Il 1500

$104 - $266

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Fly to Bloomington, bus  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Bloomington (BMI) AUS - BMI
  2. Take the bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Champaign, IL

$247 - $1,044

Fly to St. Louis, bus  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to St. Louis (STL) AUS - STL
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Champaign, Il

$182 - $496

Train, bus  •  27 h 55 min

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

$170 - $457

Drive  •  16 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Champaign 1036.3 miles

$100 - $150

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No, there is no direct bus from Austin to Champaign. However, there are services departing from Austin, Tx and arriving at Champaign, Il via Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 30 min.

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The distance between Austin and Champaign is 870 miles. The road distance is 1036.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Austin to Champaign without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Austin to Champaign, including transfers.

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Austin to Champaign bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Austin, Tx station.

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The best way to get from Austin to Champaign is to fly which takes 5 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 22 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Austin Airport to Champaign Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 2 min and has one stopover.

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Austin to Champaign bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Champaign, Il station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Austin to Champaign is 1036 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 35 min to drive from Austin to Champaign.

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American Airlines offers flights from Austin Airport to Champaign Airport.

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Map of how to get from Austin to Champaign.
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  • Distance: 870.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Austin to Champaign hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to Champaign via Dallas, Tx in around 22 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Champaign via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Austin to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Champaign via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Champaign via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Bloomington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Bloomington via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Bloomington via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to St. Louis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $490
Flights from Austin to St. Louis via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $490
Flights from Austin to St. Louis via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $490
Flights from Austin to St. Louis via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $490
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Austin to Bloomington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Bloomington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to St. Louis via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
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 Austin Amtrak to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$250 - $370
Business Coach Seat
$300 - $420
Room
$550 - $800
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
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 St Louis, Mo to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
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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Book your Austin to Champaign bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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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 Austin to Austin Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 28 min and costs .

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