There are 2 ways to get from Champaign to Springfield by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL 1401
  2. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

$50 - $85

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Champaign to Springfield 85.4 miles

$8 - $13

What companies run services between Champaign, IL, USA and Springfield, IL, USA?

There is no direct connection from Champaign to Springfield. However, you can take the bus to Bloomington/Normal, IL, take the walk to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak, then take the train to Springfield Amtrak. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Springfield.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Champaign and Springfield is 124 km. The road distance is 137 km.

The cheapest way to get from Champaign to Springfield is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Champaign to Springfield is to drive which takes 1 h 26 min and costs $8 - $13.

It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Champaign to Springfield, including transfers.