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

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Fly  •  4h 43m

  1. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Boston (BOS) CMI - BOS

$181 - $778

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Bus  •  26h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny
  3. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny

$120 - $309

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  25h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Union Station, Jackson & Canal Champaign to Chicago Area NORTH
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station Lake Shore Limited

$157 - $421

Drive  •  17h 46m

  1. Drive from Champaign to Boston 1061.3 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Champaign to Boston is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 17h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Champaign to Boston is to fly which costs $180 - $800 and takes 4h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Champaign to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Champaign, Il and arriving at Boston, MA - South Station via Chicago, Il and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 6m.

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The distance between Champaign and Boston is 910 miles. The road distance is 1061.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Champaign to Boston without a car is to bus and train which takes 25h 36m and costs $150 - $430.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from Champaign to Boston, including transfers.

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Champaign to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Champaign, Il station.

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The best way to get from Champaign to Boston is to fly which takes 4h 43m and costs $180 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $310 and takes 26h 6m.

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There is no direct flight from Champaign Airport to Boston Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 18m and has one stopover.

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Champaign to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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Map of how to get from Champaign to Boston.
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  • Distance: 909.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 43m

What companies run services between Champaign, IL, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

American Airlines flies from Champaign to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Champaign to Boston via Chicago, Il, New York, Ny, and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 26h 6m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Champaign to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Champaign to Boston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Champaign to Boston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Champaign to Boston via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Champaign to Boston via Chicago O'Hare, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Champaign to Boston via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Champaign to Boston via Chicago O'Hare, Rochester
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
21h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Union Station, Jackson & Canal
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
peoriacharter.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.

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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
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Boston is 1h ahead of Champaign. It is currently 9:27 AM in Champaign and 10:27 AM in Boston.

Yes, the driving distance between Champaign to Boston is 1061 miles. It takes approximately 17h 46m to drive from Champaign to Boston.

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American Airlines offers flights from Champaign Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 746+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Champaign to Champaign Airport is to taxi which takes 10m and costs $18 - $23.

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