There are 5 ways to get from Joliet to Champaign by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train, line 359 bus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Joliet to Blue Island-Vermont Ri
  2. Take the line 359 bus from Vermont St & Rexford St to Homewood Metra Station 359
  3. Take the train from Homewood Amtrak to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak

$35 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il to Champaign, Il 1163 / ...

$23 - $50

3 alternative options

Line 834 bus, bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 834 bus from Joliet Union Station to Janes Ave & Charmingfare Dr 834
  2. Take the bus from Woodridge, IL to Champaign - Illinois Terminal Additional South / ...

$28 - $33

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Joliet to Champaign 114.1 miles

$11 - $17

Train, fly  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Joliet to LaSalle Street
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Champaign (CMI) ORD - CMI

$134 - $461

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Joliet to Champaign is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Joliet to Champaign is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Joliet and Champaign is 98 miles. The road distance is 114.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Joliet to Champaign, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Joliet station to Champaign. However, there are services departing from Joliet Union Station and arriving at Champaign - Illinois Terminal via Woodridge, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 19 min.

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

You can take a bus from Joliet to Champaign via Janes Ave & Charmingfare Dr and Woodridge, IL in around 4 h 19 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Joliet to Blue Island-Vermont
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Joliet to LaSalle Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Homewood Amtrak to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Vermont St & Rexford St to Homewood Metra Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Joliet Union Station to Janes Ave & Charmingfare Dr
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Woodridge, IL to Champaign - Illinois Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Greyhound USA
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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 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45

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