There are 8 ways to get from Champaign to Montreal by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly to Montreal  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Montreal (YUL) CMI - YUL

$196 - $1,243

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  22 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Toronto, On
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal

$109 - $239

6 alternative options

Fly to Burlington, bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Burlington (BTV) CMI - BTV
  2. Take the bus from Burlington Arpt, Vt to Montreal, Pq

$255 - $1,062

Fly to Ottawa, train  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Ottawa (YOW) CMI - YOW
  2. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal

$214 - $1,318

Train via Toronto  •  18 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Windsor to Toronto
  4. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal

$174 - $506

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  24 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Union Station, Jackson & Canal
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto, ON
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
  4. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ

$114 - $261

Train  •  27 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Montreal Central Station

$183 - $504

Drive  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Champaign to Montreal 946.2 miles

$120 - $190

What companies run services between Champaign, IL, USA and Montreal, QC, Canada?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Champaign to Montreal hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Champaign to Montreal via Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Detroit Amtrak, Windsor, and Toronto in around 18 h 29 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Champaign to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Champaign to Montreal via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Flights from Champaign to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Champaign to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Champaign to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Champaign to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Champaign to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Champaign to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Champaign to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Champaign to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Champaign to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Champaign to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare, Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Champaign to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Champaign to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Champaign to Burlington via Chicago O'Hare, Newark
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Champaign to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Champaign to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Champaign to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare, Newark
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Champaign to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $90
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Train from Toronto to Montréal
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$85 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $170
Business Plus/Sleeper
$220 - $310
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 Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$440 - $650
Train from Schenectady Amtrak to Montreal Central Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Burlington Arpt, Vt to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
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 Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Megabus CA
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 Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
11 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $95
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$90 - $130
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$29 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Champaign to Montreal?

The distance between Champaign and Montreal is 1335 km. The road distance is 1514 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Champaign to Montreal?

The cheapest way to get from Champaign to Montreal is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 16 h 25 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Champaign to Montreal?

The quickest way to get from Champaign to Montreal is to fly which takes 5 h 10 min and costs $190 - $1,300.

Is there a direct train between Champaign and Montreal?

No, there is no direct train from Champaign to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak and arriving at Montreal Central Station via Chicago Union Station Amtrak and Schenectady Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 26 min.

Is there a direct bus between Champaign and Montreal?

No, there is no direct bus from Champaign to Montreal. However, there are services departing from Champaign, Il and arriving at Montreal via Chicago, Il and Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 34 min.

How long does it take to get from Champaign to Montreal?

It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Champaign to Montreal, including transfers.