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There are 4 ways to get from Cincinnati to Champaign by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Champaign, IL 1401 / ...

$39 - $62

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Bus Barons Bus  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to Indianapolis, IN Cincinnati
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Champaign, IL 1401 / ...

$45 - $71

Drive  •  3h 52m

  1. Drive from Cincinnati to Champaign 229 miles

$22 - $35

Fly  •  5h 3m

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Champaign (CMI) CVG - CMI

$191 - $925

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The cheapest way to get from Cincinnati to Champaign is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Cincinnati to Champaign is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cincinnati to Champaign. However, there are services departing from University of Cincinnati and arriving at Champaign, IL via Indianapolis, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 35m.

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The distance between Cincinnati and Champaign is 211 miles. The road distance is 229 miles.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Champaign without a car is to bus which takes 5h 35m and costs $35 - $65.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Cincinnati to Champaign, including transfers.

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Cincinnati to Champaign bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from University of Cincinnati station.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Champaign is to bus which takes 5h 35m and costs $35 - $65. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $190 - $950 and takes 5h 3m.

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There is no direct flight from Covington Airport to Champaign Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 22m and has one stopover.

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Cincinnati to Champaign bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Champaign, IL station.

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  • Distance: 211.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 35m

What companies run services between Cincinnati, OH, USA and Champaign, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Cincinnati to Champaign via Indianapolis, IN and Indianapolis, IN in around 5h 35m. Alternatively, American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Cincinnati to Champaign hourly.

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American Airlines
Website
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Flights from Covington to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Covington to Champaign via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Covington to Champaign via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
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Champaign is 1h behind Cincinnati. It is currently 3:38 AM in Cincinnati and 2:38 AM in Champaign.

Yes, the driving distance between Cincinnati to Champaign is 229 miles. It takes approximately 3h 52m to drive from Cincinnati to Champaign.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Covington Airport to Champaign Airport.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Champaign. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Covington Airport is to bus which takes 21m and costs $2.

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