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Champaign-Fort Collins Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Champaign to Fort Collins?

Lowest price$173.11
Fastest train31h 55m
Trains per day1
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Champaign to Fort Collins during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Champaign to Fort Collins?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Champaign to Fort Collins, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

What is the price of a train ticket from Champaign to Fort Collins?

In the last month, $173.11 was the average price of a train ticket from Champaign, IL to Fort Collins, CO. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Champaign to Fort Collins?

The distance between Champaign and Fort Collins is approximately 886 miles, or 1426 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 31 hours and 55 minutes,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Champaign to Fort Collins are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Champaign at 6:00am and arrives in Fort Collins around 31 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Champaign to Fort Collins?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Fort Collins to Champaign. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Champaign to Fort Collins for $174.36.

Which train should you take from Champaign to Fort Collins?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Champaign, Illinois to Fort Collins, Colorado. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11d 7h 55m$173.11

Amtrak train tickets from Champaign to Fort Collins start from $173, and on average cost $173. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Fort Collins. Amtrak in Champaign leaves from Illinois Term - 45 E University Ave, And in Fort Collins trains arrive at Park and Ride - 4300 E Harmony Rd, From Champaign to Fort Collins train travel on Amtrak takes 31 hours and 55 minutes.

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