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

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

Bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Indianapolis, IN 1401 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Fort Wayne, IN Schedules 0014 and 0015

$51 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus via Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il 4808 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Fort Wayne, IN Schedules 0023 and 0024

$40 - $80

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Homewood Amtrak
  2. Take the train from 57th St. to South Bend Airport Ssl
  3. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Ft Wayne, IN

$72 - $120

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Champaign to Fort Wayne 243.1 miles

$23 - $35

Fly from Champaign  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Fort Wayne (FWA) CMI - FWA

$204 - $867

Bus to Bloomington, fly  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL
  2. Fly from Bloomington (BMI) to Fort Wayne (FWA) BMI - FWA

$281 - $1,281

What companies run services between Champaign, IL, USA and Fort Wayne, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from Champaign to Fort Wayne via Indianapolis, IN, Fort Wayne, IN, and Central Station in around 6 h 2 min. Alternatively, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Champaign to Fort Wayne every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Champaign to Fort Wayne via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Bloomington to Fort Wayne via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Bloomington to Fort Wayne via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Bloomington to Fort Wayne via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Bloomington to Fort Wayne via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Bloomington to Fort Wayne via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Bloomington to Fort Wayne via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Bloomington to Fort Wayne via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Bloomington to Fort Wayne via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Bloomington to Fort Wayne via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Champaign to Fort Wayne via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Homewood Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from 57th St. to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Champaign, IL to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Champaign, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Fort Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Fort Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Champaign, Il to Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Champaign to Fort Wayne?

The distance between Champaign and Fort Wayne is 286 km. The road distance is 389 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Champaign to Fort Wayne?

The cheapest way to get from Champaign to Fort Wayne is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Champaign to Fort Wayne?

The quickest way to get from Champaign to Fort Wayne is to fly which takes 3 h 31 min and costs $200 - $900.

Is there a direct bus between Champaign and Fort Wayne?

No, there is no direct bus from Champaign to Fort Wayne. However, there are services departing from Champaign, IL and arriving at Glenbrook Mall via Indianapolis, IN and Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 2 min.

How long does it take to get from Champaign to Fort Wayne?

It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Champaign to Fort Wayne, including transfers.