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There are 5 ways to get from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Harvard University 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 from Champaign  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Boston (BOS) CMI - BOS

$185 - $783

Cheapest option

Bus to Chicago Midway, fly  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, IL - ISR to Chicago Midway Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Boston (BOS) MDW - BOS

$121 - $420

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  25 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, IL, Altgeld Hall to Union Station, Jackson & Canal Champaign to Chicago Area NORTH / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station Lake Shore Limited

$160 - $424

Bus  •  27 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny
  3. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny

$124 - $314

Drive  •  17 h 42 min

  1. Drive from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Harvard University 1057.7 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Harvard University is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 17 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Harvard University is to fly which costs $180 - $800 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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The distance between University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and Harvard University is 906 miles. The road distance is 1057.7 miles.

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The best way to get from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Harvard University without a car is to bus and train which takes 25 h 53 min and costs $160 - $430.

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Harvard University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Harvard University is to fly which takes 5 h 22 min and costs $180 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $320 and takes 27 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from Champaign Airport to Boston Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 21 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Harvard University is 1058 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 42 min to drive from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Harvard University.

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American Airlines offers flights from Champaign Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 757+ hotels available in Harvard University. Prices start at $126 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Harvard University.
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  • Distance: 906.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

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

American Airlines flies from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Harvard University hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Harvard University via Illini Union, Illinois Terminal, Champaign, Il, Chicago, Il, New York, Ny, New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Boston, MA - South Station, South Station, and Harvard in around 27 h 50 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Champaign to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Champaign to Boston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Champaign to Boston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Champaign to Boston via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Champaign to Boston via Chicago O'Hare, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Champaign to Boston via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $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 Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Champaign, IL - ISR to Chicago Midway Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Champaign, IL, Altgeld Hall to Union Station, Jackson & Canal
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
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 Champaign, Il to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The best way to get from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Champaign Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $20 - $24.

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