There are 5 ways to get from Champaign to Pittsburgh 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  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Pittsburgh (PIT) CMI - PIT

$192 - $875

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, IN
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Columbus, OH
  4. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa

$84 - $154

3 alternative options

Train  •  12 h 55 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 Pittsburgh Amtrak Capitol Limited

$108 - $284

Bus via Lafayette, IN  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from University of Illinois - Champaign to Lafayette, IN
  2. Take the bus from Lafayette to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  4. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa

$91 - $196

Drive  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Champaign to Pittsburgh 479.5 miles

$45 - $70

What companies run services between Champaign, IL, USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Air Canada fly from Champaign to Pittsburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Champaign to Pittsburgh via Indianapolis, IN, Richmond, IN, Columbus, OH, and Columbus, Oh in around 12 h 29 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Champaign to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Champaign to Pittsburgh via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Champaign to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Champaign to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Champaign to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Champaign to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Champaign to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare, Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
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 Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Lafayette to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Express Air Coach
Website
expressaircoach.com
Bus from University of Illinois - Champaign to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
expressaircoach.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Champaign to Pittsburgh?

The distance between Champaign and Pittsburgh is 700 km. The road distance is 767 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Champaign to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 3 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Champaign to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 4 h 53 min and costs $190 - $900.

Is there a direct train between Champaign and Pittsburgh?

No, there is no direct train from Champaign to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 55 min.

Is there a direct bus between Champaign and Pittsburgh?

No, there is no direct bus from Champaign to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Champaign, IL and arriving at Pittsburgh, Pa via Indianapolis, IN, Richmond, IN and Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 29 min.

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

It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Champaign to Pittsburgh, including transfers.