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

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Bus, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Galesburg 1401 / ...
  2. Take the train from Galesburg Amtrak Station to Macomb Amtrak Station Carl Sandburg / ...

$52 - $86

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Train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station City Of New Orleans / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Macomb Amtrak Station Carl Sandburg / ...

$73 - $174

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Macomb 150.4 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Macomb is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Macomb is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign station to Macomb station. However, there are services departing from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station and arriving at Macomb Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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The distance between University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and Macomb is 132 miles. The road distance is 150.4 miles.

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The best way to get from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Macomb without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 12 min and costs $50 - $90.

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Macomb, including transfers.

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University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Macomb train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station.

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University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Macomb train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Macomb Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Macomb is 150 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to drive from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Macomb.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Macomb. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Macomb.
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  • Distance: 131.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 12 min

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

You can take a train from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Macomb via Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station and Chicago Union Station in around 7 h 45 min.

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Galesburg Amtrak Station to Macomb Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
4 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
Train from Chicago Union Station to Macomb Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
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