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There are 6 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign by plane, bus, subway, train or car

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Fly to Champaign  •  1h 6m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Champaign (CMI) ORD - CMI

$139 - $454

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Subway, bus  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to UIC-Halsted Blue Line
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il 1351 / ...

$22 - $51

4 alternative options

Fly to Decatur, bus  •  3h 39m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Decatur (DEC) ORD - DEC
  2. Take the bus from Rs Decatur Il, Il to Champaign, Il

$83 - $111

Bus  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Champaign, IL, Altgeld Hall Chicago Area to Champaing SOUTH / ...

$29 - $40

Subway, train  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Clinton-Blue Blue Line
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station Illini / ...

$32 - $80

Drive  •  2h 35m

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign 150.7 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is to fly which costs $130 - $460 and takes 1h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport and arriving at Champaign, IL, Altgeld Hall. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 55m.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is 131 miles. The road distance is 150.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign without a car is to bus which takes 3h 56m and costs $29 - $40.

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It takes approximately 1h 6m to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, including transfers.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign bus services, operated by Peoria Charter Coach Company, depart from Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport station.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is to fly which takes 1h 6m and costs $130 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $29 - $40 and takes 3h 56m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Champaign Airport is the direct flight which takes 54m.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign bus services, operated by Peoria Charter Coach Company, arrive at Champaign, IL, Altgeld Hall station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
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  • Distance: 130.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 6m

What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, IL, USA?

American Airlines flies from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign 4 times a day. Alternatively, Peoria Charter Coach Company operates a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign every 3 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $34 and the journey takes 3h 55m. Illini Shuttle also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Decatur
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Train operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Subway from O'Hare to Clinton-Blue
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Subway from O'Hare to UIC-Halsted
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
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 Chicago Union Station to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
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
Bus operators
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 Rs Decatur Il, Il to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Champaign, IL, Altgeld Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Illini Shuttle
Website
illinishuttle.com
Bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Urbana, IL - U. Of I. Altgeld Hall,
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
illinishuttle.com
Book at
busline.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is 151 miles. It takes approximately 2h 35m to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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American Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Champaign Airport.

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