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

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Recommended option

Bus, line 834 bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, IL, Altgeld Hall to Woodridge, IL Champaign to Chicago Area NORTH / ...
  2. Take the line 834 bus from Janes Ave & 75th St to Ottawa St & Jefferson St 834

$29 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il 4808 / ...
  2. Take the train from Blue Island-Vermont to Joliet Ri

$23 - $51

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Homewood Amtrak Saluki / ...
  2. Take the train from Blue Island-Vermont to Joliet Ri

$35 - $71

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Drive from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Joliet 115.2 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CMI - ORD
  2. Take the train from LaSalle Street to Joliet

$134 - $463

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The cheapest way to get from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Joliet is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Joliet is to drive which takes 2 h 10 min and costs $11 - $17.

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The distance between University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and Joliet is 158 km. The road distance is 184 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Joliet, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Joliet. However, there are services departing from Champaign, IL, Altgeld Hall and arriving at Ottawa St & Jefferson St via Janes Ave & 75th St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

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

You can take a bus from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Joliet via Champaign, IL, Altgeld Hall, Woodridge, IL, and Janes Ave & 75th St in around 4 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Joliet via Champaign-Urbana Amtrak, Homewood Amtrak, Homewood Metra Station, Vermont St & Rexford St, and Blue Island-Vermont in around 4 h 49 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Champaign to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Champaign to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Homewood Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Blue Island-Vermont to Joliet
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from LaSalle Street to Joliet
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Champaign, IL, Altgeld Hall to Woodridge, IL
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Janes Ave & 75th St to Ottawa St & Jefferson St
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Champaign, Il to Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45

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