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

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Bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Chicago, Il 1364 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dekalb 4567 / ...

$32 - $73

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Train, bus  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Illini / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dekalb 4567 / ...

$48 - $106

Bus Peoria Charter Coach Company  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Oakbrook Mall Champaign to Chicago Area NORTH
  2. Take the bus from Naperville Rt59 to Dekalb 4567 / ...

$41 - $58

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Champaign to DeKalb 170.6 miles

$16 - $25

Fly from Champaign, bus  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CMI - ORD
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dekalb

$144 - $486

Bus to Decatur, fly, bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Decatur, Il
  2. Fly from Decatur (DEC) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DEC - ORD
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dekalb

$94 - $145

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Champaign to DeKalb is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Champaign to DeKalb is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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The distance between Champaign and DeKalb is 129 miles. The road distance is 170.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Champaign to DeKalb, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Champaign to DeKalb. However, there are services departing from Champaign, Il and arriving at Dekalb via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

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What companies run services between Champaign, IL, USA and DeKalb, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Champaign to DeKalb via Chicago, Il in around 5 h 17 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Champaign to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Decatur to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Champaign to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
3 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
Greyhound USA
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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
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Chicago, Il to Dekalb
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Naperville Rt59 to Dekalb
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Champaign, Il to Decatur, Il
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Oakbrook Mall
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com

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