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

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Train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station Bnsf
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Illini / ...

$37 - $83

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Bus Peoria Charter Coach Company  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakbrook Mall to Champaign - Illinois Terminal Chicago Area to Champaing SOUTH

$29 - $34

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Naperville Rt59 to Chicago, Il 4566 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il 1163 / ...

$29 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Naperville to Champaign 146.6 miles

$14 - $21

Train, fly  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Champaign (CMI) ORD - CMI

$138 - $466

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No, there is no direct bus from Naperville to Champaign. However, there are services departing from Naperville Rt59 and arriving at Champaign, Il via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Naperville to Champaign. However, there are services departing from Naperville and arriving at Champaign-Urbana Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Naperville and Champaign is 116 miles. The road distance is 146.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Naperville to Champaign without a car is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Naperville to Champaign, including transfers.

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Naperville to Champaign bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Naperville Rt59 station.

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

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The best way to get from Naperville to Champaign is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 9 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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Naperville to Champaign bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Champaign, Il station.

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Map of how to get from Naperville to Champaign.
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  • Distance: 116.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Naperville to Champaign via Chicago Union Station in around 3 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Naperville to Champaign via Chicago, Il in around 4 h 9 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
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 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 Naperville Rt59 to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
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 Oakbrook Mall to Champaign - Illinois Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com

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Naperville to Champaign train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Champaign-Urbana Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Naperville to Champaign is 147 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to drive from Naperville to Champaign.

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

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Book your Naperville to Champaign bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Champaign. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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