There are 5 ways to get from Naperville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 57 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 / ...

$38 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Naperville Rt59 to Chicago, Il 4566 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il 1351 / ...

$30 - $66

3 alternative options

Bus Illini Shuttle  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Oak Brook, IL - Oakbrook Mall to Urbana, IL - U. Of I. Altgeld Hall,

$32 - $42

Drive  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Naperville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign 147.6 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

$139 - $468

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The cheapest way to get from Naperville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Naperville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Naperville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. However, there are services departing from Naperville Rt59 and arriving at Illini Union via Chicago, Il and Illinois Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Naperville and University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is 117 miles. The road distance is 147.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Naperville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign without a car is to train which takes 3 h 57 min and costs $35 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Naperville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, including transfers.

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Naperville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Naperville Rt59 station.

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The best way to get from Naperville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is to train which takes 3 h 57 min and costs $35 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $70 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Champaign Airport is the direct flight which takes 46 min.

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Naperville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Champaign, Il station.

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Map of how to get from Naperville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
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  • Distance: 116.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 57 min

What companies run services between Naperville, IL, USA and University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, IL, USA?

You can take a train from Naperville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign via Chicago Union Station, Champaign-Urbana Amtrak, Illinois Terminal, and Illini Union in around 3 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Naperville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign via Chicago, Il, Champaign, Il, Illinois Terminal, and Illini Union in around 4 h 5 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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Illini Shuttle
Website
illinishuttle.com
Bus from Oak Brook, IL - Oakbrook Mall to Urbana, IL - U. Of I. Altgeld Hall,
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
illinishuttle.com
Book at
busline.com

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