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There are 5 ways to get from Fox Lake to Champaign by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the train from Fox Lake to Chicago Union Station Md-N
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station Illini / ...

$39 - $85

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Train, bus  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Fox Lake to Chicago Union Station Md-N
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il 1351 / ...

$30 - $58

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Drive  •  3h 13m

  1. Drive from Fox Lake to Champaign 183.2 miles

$17 - $26

Train, fly to Champaign  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the train from Fox Lake to Mayfair
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Champaign (CMI) ORD - CMI

$141 - $469

Train, fly to Decatur, bus  •  6h 21m

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

$93 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Fox Lake to Champaign is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Fox Lake to Champaign is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Fox Lake to Champaign station. However, there are services departing from Fox Lake and arriving at Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 47m.

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The distance between Fox Lake and Champaign is 159 miles. The road distance is 183.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Fox Lake to Champaign without a car is to train which takes 4h 47m and costs $35 - $90.

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It takes approximately 4h 47m to get from Fox Lake to Champaign, including transfers.

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Fox Lake to Champaign train services, operated by Metra, depart from Fox Lake station.

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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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Fox Lake to Champaign train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fox Lake to Champaign is 183 miles. It takes approximately 3h 13m to drive from Fox Lake to Champaign.

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  • Distance: 158.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 47m

What companies run services between Fox Lake, IL, USA and Champaign, IL, USA?

You can take a train from Fox Lake to Champaign via Chicago Union Station in around 4h 47m.

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
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Fox Lake to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Fox Lake to Mayfair
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrarail.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 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
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

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

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There are 40+ hotels available in Champaign. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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