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

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Notre Dame to Michigan City, IN
  2. Take the bus from Michigan City, IN to Chicago, IL
  3. Take the bus from Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il to Champaign, Il

$47 - $91

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Train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Airport to 57th St. Ssl
  2. Take the train from Homewood Amtrak to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Illini / ...

$59 - $107

Bus Peoria Charter Coach Company  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Notre Dame to Chicago Midway Airport Notre-Dame-Midway
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Midway Airport to Champaign, IL, Altgeld Hall Chicago Area to Champaing SOUTH

$49 - $72

Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from University of Notre Dame to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign 197.1 miles

$19 - $28

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Champaign  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Millennium Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Champaign (CMI) ORD - CMI

$155 - $489

Fly South Bend to Champaign  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Champaign (CMI) SBN - CMI

$241 - $1,240

Fly South Bend to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SBN - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak

$333 - $695

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from University of Notre Dame to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. However, there are services departing from Notre Dame and arriving at Illini Union via Michigan City, IN, Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il and Illinois Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 37 min.

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The distance between University of Notre Dame and University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is 152 miles. The road distance is 197.1 miles.

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The best way to get from University of Notre Dame to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from University of Notre Dame to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, including transfers.

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University of Notre Dame to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Notre Dame station.

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The best way to get from University of Notre Dame to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is to bus which takes 6 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 46 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Champaign Airport is the direct flight which takes 47 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between University of Notre Dame to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is 197 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to drive from University of Notre Dame to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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American Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Champaign Airport.

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Map of how to get from University of Notre Dame to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
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  • Distance: 152.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 37 min

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

You can take a bus from University of Notre Dame to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign via Notre Dame, Michigan City, IN, Chicago, IL, Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il, Champaign, Il, Illinois Terminal, and Illini Union in around 6 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from University of Notre Dame to University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign via Notre Dame, South Bend, IN - Airport, South Bend Airport, 57th St., 55th - 56th - 57th St., Homewood, Homewood Amtrak, Champaign-Urbana Amtrak, Illinois Terminal, and Illini Union in around 6 h 46 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from South Bend to Champaign via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to 57th St.
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Millennium Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Homewood Amtrak to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 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 Chicago Union Station to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 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
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Notre Dame to Michigan City, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
airportsupersaver.com
Book at
tickets.airportsupersaver.com
Bus from Notre Dame to Chicago Midway Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
airportsupersaver.com
Book at
tickets.airportsupersaver.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 Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Chicago Midway Airport to Champaign, IL, Altgeld Hall
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com

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