There are 7 ways to get from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Rockford by bus, train, subway, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Urbana, IL - U. Of I. ISR to Chicago, IL - O'Hare Airport Champaign to Chicago Area NORTH / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Rockford 1486

$82 - $114

6 alternative options

Train, subway, bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Homewood Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Homewood to Van Buren St. Me
  3. Take the subway from Jackson-Blue to Cumberland
  4. Take the bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Rockford

$86 - $145

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, IL, Altgeld Hall to Union Station, Jackson & Canal Champaign to Chicago Area NORTH / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL 8960

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Illini / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL 8960

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Rockford 186.4 miles

$18 - $27

Fly from Champaign, bus  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CMI - ORD
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Rockford

$183 - $528

Bus to Decatur, fly, bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Decatur, Il
  2. Fly from Decatur (DEC) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DEC - ORD
  3. Take the bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Rockford

$132 - $185

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The cheapest way to get from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Rockford is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Rockford is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and Rockford is 157 miles. The road distance is 186.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Rockford, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign to Rockford via Urbana, IL - U. Of I. ISR, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Airport, O'Hare, Cumberland, Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL, and Rockford in around 5 h 35 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
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Decatur to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Homewood Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
3 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
Train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
3 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
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Homewood to Van Buren St.
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Illini Shuttle
Website
illinishuttle.com
Bus from Urbana, IL - U. Of I. ISR to Chicago, IL - O'Hare Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
illinishuttle.com
Book at
busline.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Champaign, IL - ISR to Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $34
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
Burlington Trailways
Greyhound USA
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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 Decatur, Il
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24

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