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Chicago to Champaign train - cost & duration

Cheapest price€12.49
Shortest Duration2h 0m
Trips per day2
train carriers3
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How to book cheap Chicago to Champaign train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Chicago to Champaign is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Chicago to Champaign were €14.26. By booking 13 days out, tickets are on average €2.68 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Chicago to Champaign?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Champaign by train is at 08:00 on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 17:00 on Saturday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak Illini Service from Chicago to Champaign has the most daily schedules

On average there are 2 train trips per day. Amtrak Illini Service has the most options for departures from Chicago to Champaign, with an average of 1 trip per day and 20 monthly trips. 3 train carriers currently travel from Chicago to Champaign. Of the 2 trips there are 2 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Bus from Chicago to Champaign starts at €16.06.

3 carriers offer Chicago to Champaign train trips

Amtrak City of New Orleans

Book Amtrak City of New Orleans from Chicago to Champaign from €12.49. There are 1 Amtrak City of New Orleans schedules from Chicago to Champaign and you can expect on average to pay €18.76 for a Amtrak City of New Orleans ticket to Champaign. In Chicago, Amtrak City of New Orleans departs to Champaign from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Champaign, Amtrak City of New Orleans arrives at Illinois Term - 45 E University Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak City of New Orleans from Chicago to Champaign takes 2 hours and 24 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak City of New Orleans trip will get you to Champaign in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak City of New Orleans offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay €21.23 for a weekend getaway trip to Champaign.

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Avg. Time
2h 24m
Avg. Price
€18.76

Amtrak Illini Service

Book Amtrak Illini Service from Chicago to Champaign from €12.49. There are 1 Amtrak Illini Service schedules from Chicago to Champaign and you can expect on average to pay €16.43 for a Amtrak Illini Service ticket to Champaign. In Chicago, Amtrak Illini Service departs to Champaign from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Champaign, Amtrak Illini Service arrives at Illinois Term - 45 E University Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Illini Service from Chicago to Champaign takes 2 hours and 11 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Illini Service trip will get you to Champaign in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Illini Service offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay €18.94 for a weekend getaway trip to Champaign.

Restroom
WiFi
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Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 11m
Avg. Price
€16.43

Amtrak Saluki

Book Amtrak Saluki from Chicago to Champaign from €12.49. There are 1 Amtrak Saluki schedules from Chicago to Champaign and you can expect on average to pay €14.96 for a Amtrak Saluki ticket to Champaign. In Chicago, Amtrak Saluki departs to Champaign from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Champaign, Amtrak Saluki arrives at Illinois Term - 45 E University Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Saluki from Chicago to Champaign takes 2 hours and 11 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Saluki trip will get you to Champaign in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Saluki offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay €15.64 for a weekend getaway trip to Champaign.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 11m
Avg. Price
€14.96

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Chicago. Most train trips to Champaign will depart from Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
train trips arrive in Champaign at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. Illinois Term - 45 E University Ave are the main train stations in Champaign for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • Illinois Term - 45 E University Ave