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

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

Fly  •  5 h 54 min

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

$187 - $424

Cheapest option

Bus via 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal  •  22 h

  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

4 alternative options

Bus D&J Bus  •  17 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Djb149 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il 1351 / ...

$114 - $152

Train  •  22 h 36 min

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

$159 - $443

Train, bus  •  26 h

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

$158 - $408

Drive  •  14 h 1 min

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

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

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

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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 5 h 54 min.

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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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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from New York to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at Illini Union via Archer & Red Line Station, Madison & Dearborn/State, Chicago, Il and Illinois Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Champaign-Urbana Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 36 min.

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

United Airlines and American 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 Chicago, IL, Archer & Red Line Station, Dearborn & Madison, Madison & Dearborn/State, Harrison & Morgan, Chicago, Il, Champaign, Il, Illinois Terminal, and Illini Union in around 17 h 37 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Newark to Champaign via Covington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Newark to Champaign via Boston, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Newark to Champaign via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Newark to Champaign via Columbus, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Newark to Champaign via Rochester, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Newark to Champaign via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
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 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
Train from New York Penn Station to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice 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
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
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 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
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
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