There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Tuscola by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, taxi  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Illini / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Tuscola

$113 - $174

Cheapest option

Bus Peoria Charter Coach Company  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Jackson & Canal to Champaign - Illinois Terminal Chicago Area to Champaing SOUTH / ...

$83 - $102

4 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il 1163 / ...

$100 - $146

Drive  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Tuscola 160.8 miles

$15 - $23

Fly to Champaign  •  2 h 56 min

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

$167 - $505

Fly to Decatur, taxi  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Decatur (DEC) ORD - DEC
  2. Take a taxi from Decatur to Tuscola

$147 - $190

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Tuscola is 148 miles. The road distance is 160.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Tuscola without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Chicago to Tuscola, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Tuscola is to bus which takes 3 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Champaign Airport is the direct flight which takes 47 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Tuscola is 161 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to drive from Chicago to Tuscola.

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

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There are eight+ hotels available in Tuscola. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Tuscola.
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  • Distance: 148.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Tuscola, IL, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago to Tuscola every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. Alternatively, American Airlines flies from Chicago to Tuscola 5 times a day.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Decatur
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 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
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 Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Union Station, Jackson & Canal to Champaign - Illinois Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Other operators
Taxi from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Tuscola
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Atlas Cab
Phone
+1 217-419-1333
Website
atlascabco.com
Yellow Checker Cab
Phone
+1 217-355-3553
Website
yellowcheckercabchampaign.com

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