There are 6 ways to get from Champaign to Niagara Falls by plane, train, bus 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 Buffalo  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Buffalo (BUF) CMI - BUF

$213 - $991

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 49 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 Niagara Falls, On 317

$88 - $219

4 alternative options

Fly to Toronto, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Toronto (YYZ) CMI - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$170 - $1,112

Train  •  16 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station

$130 - $354

Bus, train  •  19 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Union Station, Jackson & Canal
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto - Royal York Hotel
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$99 - $231

Drive  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Champaign to Niagara Falls 623.3 miles

$60 - $90

What companies run services between Champaign, IL, USA and Niagara Falls, NY, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Champaign to Niagara Falls hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Champaign to Niagara Falls via Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak, and Buffalo in around 16 h 6 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Champaign to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Champaign to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Champaign to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Champaign to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Champaign to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Flights from Champaign to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Champaign to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Champaign to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Champaign to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Champaign to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$22 - $30
Economy
$25 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$35 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$65 - $95
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 Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
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 Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Toronto, On to Niagara Falls, On
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Megabus CA
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Book at
ca.megabus.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$13 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $29
Standard Fare
$23 - $35
Refundable
$27 - $40
Bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto - Royal York Hotel
Ave. Duration
12 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $95
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Champaign to Niagara Falls?

The distance between Champaign and Niagara Falls is 832 km. The road distance is 997 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Champaign to Niagara Falls?

The cheapest way to get from Champaign to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h 41 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Champaign to Niagara Falls?

The quickest way to get from Champaign to Niagara Falls is to fly which takes 5 h 42 min and costs $210 - $1,000.

Is there a direct train between Champaign and Niagara Falls?

No, there is no direct train from Champaign to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak and arriving at Niagara Falls Station via Chicago Union Station Amtrak and Buffalo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 6 min.

Is there a direct bus between Champaign and Niagara Falls?

No, there is no direct bus from Champaign to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Champaign, Il and arriving at Niagara Falls, On via Chicago, Il and Toronto, On. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 49 min.

How long does it take to get from Champaign to Niagara Falls?

It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Champaign to Niagara Falls, including transfers.