There are 3 ways to get from Purdue University to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign by bus or car

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Bus via Lafayette, IN  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette, IN to University of Illinois - Champaign

$39 - $61

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Bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union to Champaign, IL -UIUC

$30 - $50

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Purdue University to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign 96.9 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Purdue University to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purdue University to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union and arriving at Champaign, IL -UIUC. Services depart four times a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Purdue University and University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is 73 miles. The road distance is 96.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Purdue University to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 6 min and costs $35 - $65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Purdue University to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, including transfers.

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Purdue University to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign bus services, operated by Express Air Coach, depart from West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union station.

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Purdue University to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign bus services, operated by Express Air Coach, arrive at Champaign, IL -UIUC station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purdue University to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is 97 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to drive from Purdue University to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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There are 41+ hotels available in University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Purdue University to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
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  • Distance: 72.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

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

Express Air Coach operates a bus from Purdue University to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h.

Bus operators
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
Bus from West Lafayette, IN - Purdue Memorial Union to Champaign, IL -UIUC
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
expressaircoach.com

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