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Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL by bus

The journey from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL by bus is 123.85 mi and takes 3 hr 57 min. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 4:35 AM and the last at 8:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL by bus for as little as $17.88 or as much as $60.84. The best price for this journey is $17.88.

Lowest Price$17.88
Journey Duration3 hr 57 min
Connection per Day5
Lowest Price$17.88
Highest Price$60.84
First Departure4:35 AM
Last Departure8:00 PM
Distance123.85 mi
DepartureChicago, IL
ArrivalChampaign, IL
CarriersFlixBus, Greyhound

Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024

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How much do bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL cost?

The cheapest bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL cost $17.88. On average, you can expect to spend around $36.83 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL. On average, though, you'll pay about $36.83 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How long does it take to get from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL by bus?

The journey between Chicago, IL and Champaign, IL by bus is approximately 123.85 mi. It will take you more or less 3 hr 57 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Chicago, IL and Champaign, IL runs for about 123.85 mi and usually takes approximately 3 hr 57 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 2 hr 25 min. If you are trying to get from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

How many daily journeys are there from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL?

The route from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Chicago, IL 5 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 5 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Chicago, IL - Champaign, IL bus tickets can be found for as low as $18.49 if you’re lucky, or $31.36 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $56.14.

Find the best day to travel to Champaign, IL by bus

When travelling to Champaign, IL by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Services on board FlixBus and Greyhound from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL
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Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
13.95kg
Bus
14.95kg
Flight
39.86kg
Car
31.89kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL?
A bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL is $36.83. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $17.88.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL is $17.88. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Chicago, IL and Champaign, IL by bus?
Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL is 123.85 mi.
How long does the bus between Chicago, IL and Champaign, IL take?
Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL is on average 3 hr 57 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 25 min.
Which companies operate from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus and Greyhound.
How many bus connections per day go from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL?
Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL leave?
The earliest bus from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL departs at 4:35 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL depart?
The latest bus from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL departs at 8:00 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $17.88 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Chicago, IL to go to Champaign, IL. You can go from O'Hare International Airport, Chicago/Rockford International Airport, Chicago Midway International Airport and Union Station and you can arrive at Champaign-Urbana Station.
How many direct connections depart from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL?
There are on average 5 direct connection(s) from Chicago, IL to go to Champaign, IL.
What's the fastest journey time between Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Chicago, IL and Champaign, IL is 2 hr 25 min.
Is there a direct bus from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Chicago, IL and Champaign, IL.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL by bus?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Champaign, IL creates 14.95kg of CO2 emissions.

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