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There are 6 ways to get from New York to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Champaign (CMI) EWR - CMI

$187 - $422

Cheapest option

Bus Indiana Travel Express  •  14h 48m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Indianapolis, IN Indiana Travel
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Champaign, IL 1401 / ...

$102 - $119

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Train  •  22h 41m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station Illini / ...

$159 - $443

Bus Greyhound USA  •  22h 40m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il 4425
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il 1351 / ...

$103 - $259

Train, bus  •  25h 42m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Champaign, IL 1401 / ...

$155 - $403

Drive  •  14h 1m

  1. Drive from New York to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign 831.3 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from New York to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 14h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is to fly which costs $180 - $430 and takes 6h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign station. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 41m.

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The distance between New York and University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is 753 miles. The road distance is 831.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign without a car is to bus which takes 14h 48m and costs $100 - $120.

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It takes approximately 6h 26m to get from New York to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, including transfers.

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New York to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is to fly which takes 6h 26m and costs $180 - $430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $120 and takes 14h 48m, you could also train, which costs $150 - $450 and takes 22h 41m.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Champaign Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 58m and has one stopover.

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New York to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from New York to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
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  • Distance: 753.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 26m

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from New York to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign via Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis, IN, Champaign, IL, Illinois Terminal, and Illini Union in around 14h 48m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Newark to Champaign via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Newark to Champaign via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
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
Train from New York Penn Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Bus operators
Indiana Travel Express
Bus from New York, NY to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
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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 New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is 831 miles. It takes approximately 14h 1m to drive from New York to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Champaign Airport.

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There are 40+ hotels available in University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $17.

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