There are 7 ways to get from Austin to Champaign by plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Champaign  •  5 h 43 min

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

$230 - $976

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  24 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin - San Jacinto/15Th to Grand Prairie
  2. Take the bus from Dallas/Forth Worth - Grand Prairie to St. Louis, MO
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Champaign, Il

$95 - $179

5 alternative options

Fly to Bloomington, bus  •  9 h 34 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 32 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

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

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

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 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Austin to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Champaign via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Bloomington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Bloomington via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to St. Louis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 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
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $490
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Austin to Bloomington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Bloomington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 4 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Champaign via Houston, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Austin Amtrak to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice 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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
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
Hourly
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Austin - San Jacinto/15Th to Grand Prairie
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Dallas/Forth Worth - Grand Prairie to St. Louis, MO
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Austin to Champaign?

The distance between Austin and Champaign is 1393 km. The road distance is 1658 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Austin to Champaign?

The cheapest way to get from Austin to Champaign is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 16 h 35 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Austin to Champaign?

The quickest way to get from Austin to Champaign is to fly which takes 5 h 43 min and costs $230 - $1,000.

Is there a direct bus between Austin and Champaign?

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.

How long does it take to get from Austin to Champaign?

It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Austin to Champaign, including transfers.