There are 6 ways to get from Milwaukee 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  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Hiawatha Service
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Illini / ...

$58 - $134

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il 4727 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il 1351 / ...

$34 - $79

4 alternative options

Bus Peoria Charter Coach Company  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport Airport Express to Chicago O'hare
  2. Take the bus from Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Champaign - Illinois Terminal Chicago Area to Champaing SOUTH

$49 - $66

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Champaign 226.4 miles

$22 - $35

Fly from Milwaukee  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Champaign (CMI) MKE - CMI

$161 - $825

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Champaign (CMI) ORD - CMI

$150 - $486

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Champaign is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Champaign is to bus and fly which costs $150 - $490 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The distance between Milwaukee and Champaign is 204 miles. The road distance is 226.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Milwaukee to Champaign, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milwaukee to Champaign. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee, Wi and arriving at Champaign, Il via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milwaukee station to Champaign. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak and arriving at Champaign-Urbana Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

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What companies run services between Milwaukee, WI, USA and Champaign, IL, USA?

You can take a train from Milwaukee to Champaign via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 4 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milwaukee to Champaign via Chicago, Il in around 4 h 42 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
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 Milwaukee to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak 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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Coach USA
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Champaign - Illinois Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com

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