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There are 5 ways to get from St. Louis to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign by bus, car or plane

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Bus via Illini Union  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Champaign, Il 1364 / ...

$24 - $55

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Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Champaign, Il 1364 / ...

$23 - $55

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from St. Louis to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign 182.3 miles

$17 - $26

Fly to Champaign  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Champaign (CMI) STL - CMI

$182 - $878

Fly to Decatur, bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Decatur (DEC) STL - DEC
  2. Take the bus from Rs Decatur Il, Il to Champaign, Il

$134 - $522

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The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from St Louis, Mo and arriving at Champaign, Il. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between St. Louis and University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is 148 miles. The road distance is 182.3 miles.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 8 min and costs $24 - $55.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from St. Louis to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, including transfers.

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St. Louis to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from St Louis, Mo station.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is to bus which takes 3 h 8 min and costs $24 - $55. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $180 - $900 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from St. Louis Airport to Champaign Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 7 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from St. Louis to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
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  • Distance: 147.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between St. Louis, MO, USA and University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, IL, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from St. Louis to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign 5 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from St. Louis to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Champaign via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from St. Louis to Champaign via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from St. Louis to Decatur
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
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 St Louis, Mo to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Rs Decatur Il, Il to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24

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Yes, the driving distance between St. Louis to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is 182 miles. It takes approximately 3 h to drive from St. Louis to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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American Airlines offers flights from St. Louis Airport to Champaign Airport.

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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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The best way to get from St. Louis to St. Louis Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs $3.

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