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traveling from Chicago to Champaign by bus

Cheapest price$17.00
Shortest Duration2h 0m
Trips per day61
bus carriers2
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago to Champaign?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from Chicago to Champaign is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Chicago to Champaign were $30.87. By booking 1 days out, tickets are on average $1.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Champaign by bus is at 2:00 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 5:00 AM on Sunday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily bus trips are there from Chicago to Champaign?

On average there are 61 bus trips per day. Peoria Charter has the most options for departures from Chicago to Champaign, with an average of 55 trips per day and 1,108 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Chicago to Champaign. Of the 61 trips there are 59 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train options from Chicago start at $11.00.

bus lines that run from Chicago to Champaign

Peoria Charter

Peoria Charter operates, on average, 55 bus schedule(s) from Chicago to Champaign. The average Peoria Charter ticket to Champaign costs $32.47. Cheap Peoria Charter tickets to Champaign are available on Wanderu starting from $32.00. In Chicago, Peoria Charter departs from Chicago O'Hare Bus/Shuttle Ctr and 3 other stations. In Champaign, Peoria Charter arrives at Illinois Term - 45 E University Ave and 1 other station.

An average trip on Peoria Charter from Chicago to Champaign takes 3 hours and 28 minutes, while the fastest available Peoria Charter trip will get you to Champaign in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Peoria Charter offers 57 trips per day and you could expect to pay $32.14 for a weekend getaway trip to Champaign.

Peoria Charter
Peoria Charter
Air conditioning
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 28m
Avg. Price
$32.47

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 7 bus schedule(s) from Chicago to Champaign. The average Greyhound ticket to Champaign costs $21.19. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Champaign are available on Wanderu starting from $17.00. In Chicago, Greyhound departs from Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station. In Champaign, Greyhound arrives at Illinois Term - 45 E University Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to Champaign takes 3 hours and 3 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Champaign in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay $26.42 for a weekend getaway trip to Champaign.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 3m
Avg. Price
$21.19

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 6 stations that have bus departures from Chicago. Most bus trips to Champaign will depart from Chicago O'Hare Bus/Shuttle Ctr, Terminal 5 Station, O'Hare Intl Airport, Midway Intl Airport, Southeast Corner of Jackson and Canal St, Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station.
  • Chicago O'Hare Bus/Shuttle Ctr
  • Terminal 5 Station, O'Hare Intl Airport
  • Midway Intl Airport
  • Southeast Corner of Jackson and Canal St
  • Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
Bus trips arrive in Champaign at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Illinois Term - 45 E University Ave, 406 E Armory Ave are the main bus stations in Champaign for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • Illinois Term - 45 E University Ave
  • 406 E Armory Ave