There are 5 ways to get from Champaign to Michigan State University by train, bus, 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

Train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak City Of New Orleans / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to East Lansing Amtrak Blue Water

$73 - $184

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Kalamazoo, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Kalamazoo to Lansing

$64 - $136

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 21 min

  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 Amtrak to East Lansing Amtrak Blue Water

$69 - $143

Drive  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Champaign to Michigan State University 323.7 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Lansing (LAN) CMI - LAN

$223 - $1,126

What companies run services between Champaign, IL, USA and Michigan State University, MI, USA?

You can take a train from Champaign to Michigan State University via Chicago Union Station Amtrak and East Lansing Amtrak in around 7 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Champaign to Michigan State University via Chicago, Il, Kalamazoo, Mi, Kalamazoo, Lansing, CATA Trans Center, and EBD Gr. River Ave past Division St in around 9 h 22 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Champaign to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Champaign to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 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
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to East Lansing Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Union Station, Jackson & Canal
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 Kalamazoo, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Kalamazoo to Lansing
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Champaign to Michigan State University?

The distance between Champaign and Michigan State University is 428 km. The road distance is 518 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Champaign to Michigan State University?

The cheapest way to get from Champaign to Michigan State University is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 25 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Champaign to Michigan State University?

The quickest way to get from Champaign to Michigan State University is to fly which takes 4 h 59 min and costs $220 - $1,200.

Is there a direct train between Champaign and Michigan State University?

No, there is no direct train from Champaign to Michigan State University. However, there are services departing from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak and arriving at East Lansing Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

Is there a direct bus between Champaign and Michigan State University?

No, there is no direct bus from Champaign to Michigan State University. However, there are services departing from Champaign, Il and arriving at EBD Gr. River Ave past Division St via Chicago, Il, Kalamazoo and CATA Trans Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 22 min.

How long does it take to get from Champaign to Michigan State University?

It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to get from Champaign to Michigan State University, including transfers.