There are 5 ways to get from Pittsburgh 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 34 min

  1. PIT - CMI

$192 - $878

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 33 min

$82 - $153

3 alternative options

Train  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Capitol Limited
  2. Illini / ...

$106 - $277

Bus via Lafayette, IN  •  14 h 29 min

$91 - $199

Drive  •  8 h 2 min

  1. 478.3 miles

$45 - $70

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and Air Canada fly from Pittsburgh to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pittsburgh to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign via Columbus, Oh, Columbus, OH, Richmond, IN, Indianapolis, IN, Champaign, IL, Illinois Terminal, and Illini Union in around 12 h 33 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Champaign via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Champaign via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Champaign via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Pittsburgh to Champaign via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Pittsburgh to Champaign via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Burlington Trailways
Express Air Coach
Website
expressaircoach.com
Bus from Lafayette, IN to University of Illinois - Champaign
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
expressaircoach.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Pittsburgh and University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is 699 km. The road distance is 765 km.

The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is to fly which takes 5 h 34 min and costs $190 - $900.

No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Illini Union via Columbus, OH, Richmond, IN, Indianapolis, IN and Illinois Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 33 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to get from Pittsburgh to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, including transfers.

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