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

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Fly  •  4 h 53 min

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

$223 - $1,126

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 16 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 (Lansing Bus Station)

$54 - $114

3 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 15 min

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

$73 - $184

Bus, train  •  8 h 29 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 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

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

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The quickest way to get from Champaign to Michigan State University is to fly which costs $220 - $1,200 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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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 10 h 16 min.

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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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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The distance between Champaign and Michigan State University is 267 miles. The road distance is 323.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Champaign to Michigan State University without a car is to train which takes 8 h 15 min and costs $70 - $190.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Champaign to Michigan State University, including transfers.

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Champaign to Michigan State University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Champaign, Il station.

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Champaign to Michigan State University train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Champaign to Michigan State University is to fly which takes 4 h 53 min and costs $220 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $190 and takes 8 h 15 min, you could also bus, which costs $50 - $120 and takes 10 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Champaign to Michigan State University.
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  • Distance: 267.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Champaign to Michigan State University 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Champaign to Michigan State University via Chicago Union Station and East Lansing Amtrak in around 8 h 15 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Champaign to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Champaign to Lansing via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Champaign to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
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 Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
4 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 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

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
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
5 times a day
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 (Lansing Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com

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There is no direct flight from Champaign Airport to Lansing Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 24 min and has one stopover.

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Champaign to Michigan State University bus services, operated by Indian Trails, arrive at Lansing (Lansing Bus Station).

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Michigan State University is 1 h ahead of Champaign. It is currently 2:06 AM in Champaign and 3:06 AM in Michigan State University.

Champaign to Michigan State University train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at East Lansing Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Champaign to Michigan State University is 324 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to drive from Champaign to Michigan State University.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Champaign Airport to Lansing Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Michigan State University. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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

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