There are 4 ways to get from Nashville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Champaign (CMI) BNA - CMI

$187 - $832

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Bus  •  13 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Champaign, Il 1162

$53 - $127

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Carbondale 4700 / ...
  2. Take the train from Carbondale Amtrak to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Illini / ...

$61 - $156

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Nashville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign 378.1 miles

$35 - $55

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No, there is no direct bus from Nashville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. However, there are services departing from Nashville, Tn and arriving at Illini Union via Illinois Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 43 min.

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The distance between Nashville and University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is 285 miles. The road distance is 378.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Nashville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign without a car is to bus and train which takes 9 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Nashville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Nashville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is to fly which takes 5 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 43 min.

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There is no direct flight from Nashville Airport to Champaign Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 22 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nashville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is 378 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to drive from Nashville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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American Airlines offers flights from Nashville Airport to Champaign Airport.

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Map of how to get from Nashville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
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  • Distance: 285.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Nashville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Nashville to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign every 3 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 13 h 35 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nashville to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Nashville to Champaign via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Nashville to Champaign via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Champaign via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Nashville to Champaign via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
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 Carbondale Amtrak to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
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 Nashville, Tn to Carbondale
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$95 - $130

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The best way to get from Nashville to Nashville Airport is to line 18 bus which takes 33 min and costs .

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